Amid Russia’s tightening embrace, Belarus seeks better ties with EU

By |november 26th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Finland, Kaliningrad, News, Russia, Sweden|

Belarus is interested in building good-neighbourly ties with the European Union, and in particular with Stockholm and Helsinki, if there are no preconditions from the bloc, Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday (25 November).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Amid Russia’s tightening embrace, Belarus seeks better ties with EU

Europe’s ‘MIT’ wants to accelerate innovation and support creativity

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Budapest, climate, culture, EIT, energy, European Institute of Innovation & Technology, Innovation, News, Northvolt, research, Sweden|

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology often referred to as "Europe's MIT", is a little over ten years old and has already supported more than a hundred projects. It is now preparing to launch a branch to promote culture and the creative i...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe’s ‘MIT’ wants to accelerate innovation and support creativity

Altmaier’s cloud initiative and the pursuit of European digital sovereignty

By |september 12th, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, cloud, cloud infrastructure, data protection, Deutsche Telekom, EU, European Union, France, Francesca Bria, Gaia-X, GDPR, Germany, News, Peter Altmaier, Roberto Viola, Sweden, Ursula von der Leyen, US, US Cloud Act|

In October, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier is set to reveal more detailed plans for the establishment of a  landmark European Cloud initiative known as 'Gaia-X.'

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Altmaier’s cloud initiative and the pursuit of European digital sovereignty

Sweden reveals plans for bank tax to finance defence spending increase

By |september 2nd, 2019|bank tax, defence spending, Denmark, Finland, Nato, News, Russia, Sweden|

Sweden has revealed plans to introduce a new bank tax to fund the country's future increase in defence spending from 2022, as it revamps efforts to counter Russia’s military build-up in the Baltic Sea region.

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EU ‘climate leaders’ praised on goal-setting but falling short on detail

By |julij 4th, 2019|France, Germany, National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs), News, Portugal, Sweden|

Finland, Sweden, Portugal, France and Germany are often seen as “climate leaders” when it comes to setting ambitious carbon reduction objectives for 2050. However, they lack concrete measures to achieve them, according to fresh analysis published today (4 July).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU ‘climate leaders’ praised on goal-setting but falling short on detail

Europe’s airports target carbon-neutrality by 2050, planes not included

By |junij 26th, 2019|aviation tax, kerosene, News, Sweden|

Nearly 200 European airports in 45 countries pledged on Wednesday (26 June) to drastically slash their greenhouse gas output by 2050. However, the target only includes airport infrastructure and not aircraft.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe’s airports target carbon-neutrality by 2050, planes not included

Europe’s first mega battery factory gets EIB blessing

By |maj 17th, 2019|Maroš Šefčovič, News, Sweden, Tesla|

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is on the verge of granting €350 million to a Swedish company for what will be Europe’s first mega-sized battery factory, the EU lender announced on Thursday (16 May).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe’s first mega battery factory gets EIB blessing

‘Europe will have at least ten gigafactories’, says battery boss

By |april 5th, 2019|batteries, battery cell plant, electromobility, Giga-Factories, manufacturing, News, Sweden|

Northvolt CEO Peter Carlsson wants to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant – in the middle of the Swedish countryside. In an interview, he explained how this should work and gave his thoughts on his new partner Volkswagen’s electromobility offensive.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Europe will have at least ten gigafactories’, says battery boss

Weakened principles, weakened voice, Swedish PM tells MEPs

By |april 3rd, 2019|Climate Change, News, rule of law, Stefan Lofven, Sweden|

The EU can only be a strong voice for democracy in the world if all 28 member states stand up for the principles of democracy at home, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven said on Wednesday (3 April) in front of EU...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Weakened principles, weakened voice, Swedish PM tells MEPs

Brexit dampens desires to leave EU

By |februar 4th, 2019|AfD, Brexit, Dexit, France, Frexit, News, Rassemblement National, Sweden, Sweden Democrats, United Kingdom|

The Swedish far-right party, the Sweden Democrats, is no longer calling for the country to leave the EU and it is not the only one. Several European populist parties have backtracked on this issue. EURACTIV France reports.

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