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From 1 January 2010, Spain will take over the rotating presidency of the European Council for six months and be the first of a new ‘trio’ – comprising also Belgium and Hungary- to fully operate under the auspices of the Lisbon Treaty. It will face three main challenges: improving the single market with a special… » read more

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It is crucial that a disappointing outcome from Copenhagen should not detract us from the following facts of life. On the contrary, the combination of energy dependency, climate change, and the real possibility that oil production is nearing its peak drives us towards a new and pluralistic future where energy needs will be met by… » read more

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Climate change is top of the news agenda as we head towards the UN Climate Change conference in Copenhagen in December. Preparatory meetings are being held – the most recent in Singapore, where it was reported on the BBC News website that world leaders said it will not be possible to reach a climate change… » read more

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The dual challenges of climate and economy have led to a unique opportunity to re-build the global markets with systems sympathetic to climate change. Governments should hence respond to the economic conditions by implementing measures that will encourage environmental investments and a more sustainable approach from business. The trillion dollar bailout of the banking sector… » read more

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The European Parliament begins its tenure at a challenging time. However, Members of the Parliament have the opportunity to make a real difference, by taking steps to resolve the crisis and ensuring that the legislation and other structures that come out of it are robust and benefit, rather than harming business. The EU could provide… » read more

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