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State of Europe pre-summit viewpoint: How a real EU energy market can power growth

With EU leaders having set an October deadline to agree on climate and energy targets for 2030, Europe faces a moment of truth for its economy and the global environnement. “Green Realism”, and not populism, must drive a transition toward a low-emission society, with a focus on competitiveness and growth. Green Realism has shown itself… Read article ›

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State of Europe pre-summit viewpoint: Why Global Europe must change in an “anxious age”

Federica Mogherini’s appointment as the new European Union foreign policy chief offers an opportunity for an overhaul of EU foreign and security policy. With many EU leaders, ministers and senior officials slow to respond to world events given Europe’s traditionally long summer break, the 2014 summer of death and violence has left the reputation of… Read article ›

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State of Europe pre-summit viewpoint: Europe cannot afford to lose an entire generation

The financial and eurozone crises, along with the global economy’s slow recovery, has especially impacted young people in Spain, Italy, Greece and Croatia, with unemployment rates for them hitting as high as 60%. With more than 5 million young Europeans out of work, what actions should Europe take to avoid the threat of a lost… Read article ›