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Will the EU phosphate fertilizer industry be a cadmium casualty?

29 May 2017

Paloma Pérez Sánchez and Pierre Jaouen on why they believe a cadmium limit of 80 mg strikes the right balance between health and environmental risk, and the EU's agricultural, geopolitical, and...

Integrated urban regeneration booklet – a free FosterREG guide

29 May 2017

Raising awareness and ensuring transparency are key factors in determining successful energy-efficient urban regeneration, says Paweł Nowakowski.

How the soft drinks industry will reduce added sugars by 10 per cent by 2020

25 May 2017

The soft drinks industry has undertaken a number of efforts to reduce added sugars by 10 per cent by 2020, explains Sigrid Ligné.

Ingredients & Nutrition: What and how to communicate?

16 May 2017

The spirits industry want to improve the way consumers access meaningful and fair information about what they drink, says Paul Skehan

Urban regenerations reconsidered: FosterREG’s workshops and web-streamed conference

9 May 2017

FosterREG not only provided a professional forum for discussion and debate, but also prepared valuable reports on how to foster public capacity to employ sustainable urban renovations. It is a...

How to employ energy-efficient urban regeneration? A FosterREG response

3 May 2017

Urban regeneration is not an easy task, but when sustainable energy is involved, it becomes more complicated. FosterREG shows how to overcome difficulties, says Paweł Nowakowski.

Fixing ETS indirect costs: a final call to EU negotiators

3 May 2017

Policymakers must prioritise direct and indirect costs equally in final ETS negotiations, write Guy Thiran, Gerd Götz, Bernard Respaut, Frank Van Assche, Veronique Steukers & Inès Van Lierde...

CAP reform: a new chance for biotech innovation in agriculture

2 May 2017

Continuing to deny the benefits of GM crops is unfair and counterproductive, argues Pedro Narro Sanchez.

Will the EU's work-life balance package be the first in a long line of social rights legislation?

26 April 2017

New EU measures a first attempt to finally respond to the needs of families, says European families network chief.

How can lightweight materials such as aluminium help the EU meet its CO2 emissions reduction targets?

18 April 2017

EU legislation needs to recognise the advantages lightweight materials can offer in reducing CO2 emissions from vehicles, write Patrik Ragnarsson and Dieter Höll.

Is Ukraine still capable of being a bridge between the west and the east?

12 April 2017

Following the European Parliament’s vote on visa-free travel for Ukrainian citizens, there is renewed hope for Ukraine’s European future, writes Eli Hadzhieva.

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,...