60 Ideas for Europe

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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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Common Electricity Grid

It would be could in order to benefit efficiently of all knowledge and scientific innovation present in Europe to consider the idea of a common Energy Grid. Evidently Co-operation on the matter exist already in Europe but having on European grid could lead to a more service and energy security minded network taking in account… » read more

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Au-delà d’une Europe économique, il est possible de la combiner avec une Europe environnementale. Plus de fuel pour les véhicules, encouragement du vélo, l’énergie atomique à la poubelle, moins d’illusion via la pub et le marketing, des émissions télévisées orientées sur des choses naturelles et simples, des constructions environnementales (même pour les bâtiments des intitutions),… » read more

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Sustainable development is something that is talked about, but action is often deficient. We need the EU to set a clear target of achieving a sustainable energy supply. This means that it is 100% renewable. This needs to be clearly stated and steps to reach this goal need to be specified. Long-term planning is not… » read more

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The Common Agricultural Policy is still a necessity to ensure general food security and rural livelihoods, but its current structure is still badly outdated and it chews up far too much of the EU budget. Why not instead divert a significant proportion of the CAP’s funding structure towards growing biofuels and also biofuel research? 1.… » read more

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Energy and Climate

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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The EU should tackle the impact of Europe’s energy use on both the economy and the energy and foster the transition to environmentally clean, safe and sustainable energy sources.

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