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Social Europe can deal with the challenges posed by globalisation according to a new report written for a European Commission conference on 16 April. But the report fails to mention most of the social impacts of climate change, the looming energy crunch (including high energy and food prices and their social consequences) or growing water… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

Several speakers at the “post-carbon society” conference organised by the Commission’s DG Research on 24 October underlined the need for stronger regulatory action to deal with the twin challenge of climate change and energy security. IEA chief economist Fatih Birol presented “a flavour” of the upcoming World Outlook 2007 (which will be presented in London… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

I collected a few interesting blogosphere reactions to yesterday’s FT news that the European Commission will restrict Russian access to the European gas- and electricity transmission networks when it will present new proposals for further liberalisation of the energy market on 19 September [see story on EurActiv and original news on the Financial Times]. On the… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer