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EU Comitology reform threatens innovation in a post-truth world

15 March 2017

As the world looks to Europe to lead on evidence-based decision-making, we must not let politics trump science, warns Nathalie Moll.

Circular Economy targets: let’s measure what matters first

9 March 2017

To reach a true circular economy, MEPs should make it their top priority to set a single method for measuring ‘real’ recycling rates, write Axel Eggert, Sylvain Lhôte and Guy Thiran.

Preventing radicalisation in schools

9 March 2017

We shouldn’t forget the importance of empowering educators in the fight against radicalisation, argue Alexandra Korn and Alexander Ritzmann.

Life Cycle Thinking is the key to unlocking the Circular Economy

20 January 2017

The great advantage of Life Cycle Analysis is its ability to discover areas of weakness and improve upon them, explains Henri Colens.

The people-driven sector

10 January 2017

Europe’s home appliance industry is delivering to Europe’s consumers, explains Paolo Falcioni.

The need to counter extremist propaganda more effectively

13 December 2016

There are different reasons why people believe in extremist ideologies or join extremist groups, explains Alexander Ritzmann.

Online Radicalism: Time to take down prohibited content permanently

22 November 2016

Online terror content could be dramatically reduced with the adoption by social media companies of simple, digital signature technology, argues Ivor Roberts.

EU Emissions Trading System must recognise those sectors unable to pass-on carbon costs

22 November 2016

The reformed ETS system must acknowledge the inability of non-ferrous metals, ferro alloys and silicon producers to pass-on regionally imposed carbon costs, write Guy Thiran, John Schoenenberg,...

EU playing Ostrich politics on nuclear safety, warns NGO

10 November 2016

New-build and ageing soviet-era nuclear plants on EU's eastern borders pose a serious threat to Europe's security, warns Eli Hadzhieva.

The case for reforming the European arrest warrant: Alexander Adamescu vs. Romania

27 October 2016

The case of Alexander Adamescu underlines why the European arrest warrant needs urgent reform, argues Mitchell Belfer.

Public Procurement of Innovation (PPI) - the new approach to tenders

12 October 2016

PPI promotes new technologies, services and methods, and popularises them on the market, says Paweł Nowakowski.

Particulate matter pollution a major cause of air quality illnesses

10 October 2016

The EU must do more to tackle the problem of particulate matter (PM), argues Jaume Loffredo.

New report recommends collective response in fight against jihadist radicalism

5 October 2016

European governments must share their experience and create a common agenda against radicalisation, argues Valentina Colombo.

Maximising opportunities in a changing world of work

4 October 2016

The employment industry is a labour market enabler at the forefront of the changing world of work, writes Denis Pennel.

The GMO blockade: Goodbye to science and technology

20 September 2016

Ignoring scientific consensus and expelling an entire technology is a high price to pay for political convenience, argues Beat Späth.

New eLearning course makes Public Procurement of Innovation easier

20 September 2016

The PAPIRUS project offers a free and practical eLearning course for public authorities, explains Paweł Nowakowski.

PAPIRUS means innovative public procurement

20 September 2016

The PAPIRUS project tested Public Procurement of Innovation in the field of energy efficiency of buildings and developed educational tools on proper implementation of PPI, explains Paweł...

Fixing ETS indirect costs: Why a smart hybrid model is the best solution

8 September 2016

MEPs have a golden opportunity to fix ETS indirect carbon costs compensation, but achieving their ambition will require that they go the extra mile, write Guy Thiran and Gerd Götz.

Permanent materials: A circular economy game changer

30 August 2016

The move towards a true resource efficient and circular economy is an invitation to think differently about the way we produce, consume and use, argues Maarten Labberton.

EU fuelling the mass killing of elephants, warns anti-ivory trade group

18 July 2016

If Europe is serious about saving elephants, then it must end its own trade in ivory, argues Vera Weber.