60 Ideas for Europe

Archives for Climate change

Climate change has a range of adverse effects on the natural and material environment, including Europe’s cultural heritage and landscapes. Wide-ranging actions required to reduce damaging greenhouse gas emissions will have significant implications on cultural heritage and landscapes. Strategies, plans and projects relating to risk assessment, adaptation and mitigation must therefore be developed for heritage… » read more

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Kyoto, Bali, etc. are international agreements that have in common the fact that the world is boycotted by a small number of countries. The EU is the only supranational structure in the world able to show the way with environmental taxation, therefore the EU should implement taxation on fields like kerosene for planes traveling from,… » read more

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A global view on Europe

When I speak about Europe and the European future, I mean future of all people in it. It is crucial that all these diverse people feel integrated despite the common currency, no borders, free movement of goods and numerous other common outlays. In spite of the fact that we are of different religion, nationality and… » read more

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Climatic alteration is the greatest challenge a humankind has to confront. Our planet is getting warmer because we release great amount of gases into the atmosphere, which retain the heat of the sun. These gases are created with the combustion of great amount of coal, oil and gas, as well as with the industrial agriculture… » read more

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Climate change and energy security cannot successfully be dealt with at the national level alone. The EU should be given stronger powers to develop a common energy policy and ensure that Member States live up to the commitments they have made at European level.

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