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EU Climate and Energy Framework and Roadmap for global climate agreement

The EU Climate and Energy Framework is based on substantial previous legislation, some of it incompletely transposed and ineffectively implemented. EU leaders agreed already on 23 October 2014 the domestic 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target of at least 40% compared … Continue reading

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Elections night is over: what follows for the Euro Parliament?

    Five of the Commission Presidency candidates, as well as a graphic showing the elections’ provisional results. The European elections are now behind us, but many questions have yet to be answered. The next few days should cast more … Continue reading

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Has Endgame begun for Greece

The population of Greece is better to think very carefully for whom they want to vote next month. More than half of Greeks voted for anti-bailout parties in elections two weeks ago. Greece, which adopted the euro on 1 January … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … Continue reading

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