Environment and Climate Change

The Single Energy Market: Europe takes a third step forward, we take another step back

This study explains clearly the main lines of action sought by the legislative package, such as increasing the independence of transport operators, increasing nondiscriminatory access by consumers and electric and natural gas retailers, increasing the independence of regulators, and adequately defining what constitutes a vulnerable consumer in order to avoid social distortions in the energy markets.

Is the Eastern Europe in the North or in the South? Some Remarks about the European Council from October 2009

The European Union has committed to take a decision regarding the reduction of gas emissions with 30% by 2020 in comparison with the levels of emissions registered in 1990. The condition was that other developed countries to reduce the emissions to a comparable level with the EU and the developing countries to start acting more responsible. The EU plays a very promising strategy hoping that the rest of the countries concerned with the global warming to act accordingly.