Germany’s new CDU leader

February 2nd, 2021 by Careen Becker

Germany’s new CDU leader: What does Laschet’s election mean for the EU and climate policy? No Member State enjoys as much influence on the EU and its policy as Germany, and no other party characterises the German policy position as much as the CDU. Earlier this month, the party, which is in government since 2005, Read More…

Lahti

February 2nd, 2021 by Careen Becker

Lahti: How private-public partnerships have helped an industrial town to become the European Green Capital. The Finnish city won the 2021 European Green Capital Award for its unprecedented journey from an industrial town to an inspiring example of a green city. As such, Lahti is the living example that public-private partnerships are a promising model Read More…

Sustainable aviation fuel

February 2nd, 2021 by Christopher Morris

  Sustainable aviation fuel taking off in Europe whilst UK seeks electric planes The UK Government have shown their hand on sustainable aviation in recent days – announcing a string of multi-million-pound R&D projects. These R&D projects focus on the potential of hydrogen and electric aircraft to facilitate sustainable flights with the largest grant was Read More…

A Greener Prague

February 2nd, 2021 by Christopher Morris

  A Greener Prague – to bee or not to bee Prague has become a leading light in the rollout of sustainable projects – particularly in the transport spheres. The city – on of nearly 30 to sign the European Circular Cities Declaration – is showing that to be innovative, you should never forget the Read More…

At the crossroads? – The UK’s and EU’s new transport priorities.

January 22nd, 2021 by Christopher Morris

Both the UK and EU set out transport priorities For those who did not notice, there was a major policy announcement by the UK Government just before the Christmas break – the publication of the Energy White Paper. Coincidently, the EU Commission also published their Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy around the same time. With the publication Read More…