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a low carbon future

A battery for all seasons: Proven technology is key to a low carbon future

Dr Alistair Davidson, Director, Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), argues that batteries are a proven technology and as such, they are key to a low carbon future.
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EU-Singapore trade agreement will begin before December

EU Member States today (8 November) endorsed the EU-Singapore trade agreement, suggesting that it could be implemented as soon as 21 November.
generation green, climate change

Challenging climate change with ‘generation green’

Here, read about the rise of the infamous Greta-led 'generation green' and what can be done to support it.
economic road, economy

EU 2019 Autumn: A challenging economic road ahead

The European economy is now in its 7th consecutive year of growth and should continue expanding in 2020 and 2021, so what's on the economic road ahead?
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Brexit could be an opportunity for science

Dr Thomas Fink, Director of the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences argues that Britain’s track record of scientific leadership is not the result of EU funding and the opportunity for science will be open.
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What’s new with immigration policy in Eastern Europe?

In the third of a series of articles exposing changes to global mobility and immigration policy in Eastern Europe, member firms of Ius Laboris examine the developments.
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Judith Vorbach: European Union, economic crisis and the climate

Judith Vorbach gives the foreword for OAG25 on the impact of the economic crisis and the climate from the perspective of the European Union (EU).
financial priorities, european competition policy

The financial priorities for France

Here, we take a look at the financial priorities for France, including comment on a modernised European competition policy and the development of sustainable finance.
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A priority for Europe: Energy Union and climate change

Energy Union and climate as a priority of the European Commission are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government.
stronger european research area, science europe

Building a stronger European Research Area

Maud Evrard, Head of Policy Affairs at Science Europe, shares her views here on building a stronger European Research Area: We find out that performing excellent, ground-breaking research in Europe is a priority.

The Digital Single Market: A focus on robotics and artificial intelligence

Here, we focus on robotics and artificial intelligence, two areas that come under the European Commission’s wider Digital Single Market policy.
demand response, cut power use

Demand Response 101: How to get paid to cut power use for utilities

Rodrigo López, Energy Management Deputy Director, Feníe Energía, provides a detailed article about Demand Response, highlighting how you can save money on utility bills during periods of reduced energy use.
investments in public health

The European Commission: Defending investments in public health

Paola Testori Coggi, Former Director General for Health and Consumers, European Commission speaks to Open Access Government about her work here on defending investments in public health.
protect the ocean, CO2 emissions

50 NGOs call on EU leaders to protect the ocean

NGOs are calling on senior leaders in the European Union to protect the ocean, in addition to focusing on CO2 emissions when fighting climate change.
european commissioner, EU

EU: Who are the new European Commissioners?

Here, we discuss the freshly elected European Commissioners of the 2019-2024 period, including their duties and a vision of the EU their work attempts to shape.
data protection rules, GDPR

The consistent application of data protection rules throughout the EU

Andrea Jelinek, Chair of European Data Protection Board, spoke to Open Access Government about data protection rules throughout the European Union, including the use of personal data during election campaigns.
managing the european union

Looking ahead: Negotiating and managing the European Union budget

Here, Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, investigates the responsibilities of Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Budget & Human Resources in managing the European Union budget, including how it will benefit research.
priorities for environment, maritime affairs and fisheries

The European Commission’s priorities for the environment

Here, we focus on the priorities for the environment, maritime affairs and fisheries, in the work of Karmenu Vella, the European Commissioner for Environment.
fighting cybersecurity

Leading the “Digital Single Market” and fighting cybersecurity

Andrus Ansip, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Digital Single Market aims to lead the “Digital Single Market”, as this article explores, plus his priorities for fighting cybersecurity.
climate doesn't wait, european economic and social committee

Climate doesn’t wait: More ambition and accelerated action needed

Luca Jahier, President of the European Economic and Social Committee, argues that climate doesn’t wait but more ambition and accelerated action on it is needed in Europe.

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