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Time is not on our side: EUMed 9 leaders discuss climate crisis

ATHENS - Meeting at Greece's capital on September 17, the EUMed 9 summit leaders signed on September 17 the Athens Declaration on climate change...

Innovation 5.0 as a new ambition for a smart future

This ongoing time of crisis is a good opportunity to redefine the strategic agenda of nations and regions towards innovation. The consolidation of a...

Charged up EU takes on China in battery battle

BRATISLAVA - The European Union has attracted massive investment along the battery value chain, boosting its energy and raw materials independence, as the EU...

EU Council agrees on new rules in connecting energy infrastructure

The European Council has reached a general approach on the revision of the Trans-European Networks for Energy (TEN-E) Regulation.According to the Council, the objective...

EU Council endorses new climate adaptation strategy

Providing guidance for the submission of an EU Adaptation communication to the UNFCCC before COP26, the European Council on June 10 approved conclusions endorsing...

Is EU Enlargement on hold yet again?

As Portugal’s EU presidency is reaching its final month, additional pressure is expected on Bulgaria to press it to resolve its ongoing dispute with...

MEPs slam EU food companies over caged confinement of animals abroad

In a strongly-worded letter released on May 15, members of the European Parliament called on food companies to end the caged confinement of animals in their global supply...

The Portuguese EU Council Presidency’s ambitions for digital recovery amid the pandemic

It has been two months since António Costa’s Cabinet took over the presiding over the EU Council and announced the delivery of a fair,...

Troubled anniversary

The Visegrad 4 of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland has been a tremendous success. Together we joined the EU and NATO bringing...

Despite COVID, Europe invests €26 billion in offshore wind

Despite constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe confirmed a record amount of €26.3 billion of investments in new offshore wind farms in 2020.According...

Portugal says it’s running out of ICU beds for COVID patients

Portugal said on Saturday it only had seven vacant beds left in intensive care units (ICUs) set up for COVID-19 cases on its mainland.Health...

Portuguese President wins second term

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won a second term as Portugal’s president with almost 61% of the vote marked by record abstention, the country's...

3 EU Commissioners self-isolate following meeting with Portuguese Finance Minister

Three members of Europe's College of Commissioners went into self-isolation on Sunday, after meeting with the Portuguese Finance Minister Joao Leao in Lisbon who...

Portugal’s President tests positive for Coronavirus

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has tested positive for COVID-19 but has no symptoms, according to a statement by the country's Presidency issued...

Could Albania begin EU Enlargement talks soon?

While no decisions on EU Enlargement emerged from the European Council and Euro Summit meetings of December 10-11, the issue blocking further progress pertains...

Has Enlargement slipped off the radar?

The European Council and Euro Summit meetings of December 10-11 concluded without reference to the subject of EU Enlargement since the earlier General Affairs...

EU energy future wants to wean off China’s raw materials

The European Union is as dependent on Asian countries, especially China, when it comes to batteries and raw materials for technologies of the future...

Portugal gives temporary citizenship rights to migrants and asylum seekers amid pandemic

The Portuguese government announced the provision of citizenship rights to all asylum seekers and migrants with pending residency applications, to enable their access to...

Portuguese president to enter preemptive isolation amid fears of COVID-19 exposure

Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa will be quarantined for the next two weeks after hosting students from school affected by the COVID-19 (coronavirus)...

Cyprus, Portugal among states rebuked by EU over delays in money-laundering reforms

Legal warnings have been sent to Cyprus, Portugal, the Netherlands, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain over delays in turning anti-money laundering rules into national laws, the...

Europe installs 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019

Europe installed 3.6 GW of new offshore wind capacity in 2019, statistics released on 6 February by WindEurope showed. This is a new record...

High noon heat in Morocco catalyst for solar power

QUARZAZARTE, Morocco – At the foot of the snow-covered Atlas Mountains, the sun beats down on the vast plateau of the Moroccan high desert...

Morocco's wind farms alternative energy idea for EU

TANGIER, Morocco – At the gateway to Tangier, the strong wind blowing on the corridor from Gibraltar between Europe and Africa powers the long...

Morocco’s wind farms alternative energy idea for EU

TANGIER, Morocco – At the gateway to Tangier, the strong wind blowing on the corridor from Gibraltar between Europe and Africa powers the long...

Commission says Portugal fails to meet EU fiscal targets

The EU Commission told Portugal that its draft budget for 2020 was at risk of breaking EU fiscal rules because of insufficient progress in...

Wind power may cover almost 40% of Portugal’s electricity by 2030

PORTO, Portugal – Portugal’s wind power is expected to grow to around 7 GW by 2030, which is enough to cover almost 40% of...

At Rome ‘Club Med’ summit, Greece gets a line on TAP gas to Italy

As heads of state and government of Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain, or so-called “Club Med,’ convened in Rome on January...

And The Azeri Gas Goes To… The Envelope, Please!

ANAVYSSOS, Greece – After intense preparation, Nabucco West and the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) are waiting for Azerbaijan to announce its decision about the pipeline...

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