Organizers do not want to accept the cancellation of the international festival EuroPride, which is hosted by a different European city each year and was scheduled to take place in Belgrade this September. Also this week: Spanish Prime Minister Sánchez visits Germany to promote the Midcat gas pipeline connecting Spain and France to alleviate the EU’s supply problems.
A British television interview viewed tens of thousands of times on social media features a man claiming that global warming is natural, CO2 has no provable effect on the climate, the greenhouse effect is negligible, and computer models used to measure climate change are skewed. But the speaker is not a climate specialist, experts say the claims are false, and world scientists overwhelmingly agree that humans are heating the planet by burning fossil fuels.
On the occasion of the Europe-wide Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen highlighted: Europe will continue to stand by Ukraine’s side in the long term. Apart from that, half of Europe is affected by drought.
For years, Albania and North Macedonia have been waiting to move closer to the EU. Now that an obstacle has been removed, things are set to move ahead quickly. In July, a historic moment was celebrated. Time for a recap.
Europe’s largest nuclear power plant is under attack in Ukraine. An accident could lead to a major disaster for the region and, depending on the direction of the wind, for Europe as well. Apart from that: In the run-up to the ratification of the EU’s CETA trade agreement with Canada, Germany is aiming to strengthen its economic and energy partnership with the country.