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In The Guardian’s Comment is Free, Friends of the Earth Director Tony Juniper urges EU leaders to set the right example by promising to cut greenhouse gases by 30% during their Spring Summit. If the EU leads, “the rest will follow” is Juniper’s headline. Wishful thinking? Professor Ross B. Emmett of Michigan State University has… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

EU Commission President Barroso probably needs to be better briefed about the financial turmoil on the global stock markets. It seemed like he had no cue when he answered my question today in a press conference on the progress of the Lisbon reform programme. “Alll is well with the world”, seemed to be what he… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

I have been following with fascination what happened in the stock markets last week. Is the share markets turmoil just one of the those healthy corrections or is it the beginning of a 1929 crash after the financial wild west of the last 10 years? The jury is still out. The most interesting blog contribution… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

My apologies for not posting much in the last two weeks but i have been quite busy preparing the professional future of this blog. I moderated a conference last week in Brussels on the future of urban public transport. The conference was organised by one of the main European lobbying organisations on public transport. As… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer