Nuclear energy is back – proponents adopt declaration in Brussels

Nuclear energy is back – proponents adopt declaration in Brussels

At the first-ever Nuclear Energy Summit in Brussels, a number of countries pushed for nuclear power as a way to achieve carbon neutrality in the bloc by 2050 – but opponents warn of the risks of expanding its production. At the same time, renewable energy also remains key to the EU’s energy and climate debate. How divided is Europe on nuclear power?

Austrian Chancellor Describes Schengen’s Expansion as “Unthinkable”, Says That Has Nothing to Do with Bulgaria, Romania

Austrian Chancellor Describes Schengen’s Expansion as “Unthinkable”, Says That Has Nothing to Do with Bulgaria, Romania

Austrian Chancellor Nehammer said it was “unthinkable” to expand Schengen at the moment, but this had nothing to do with Bulgaria and Romania. During a first visit to Brussels, Polish opposition leader Tusk vowed to restore Poland-EU relations. The European Commission doubles funding for wind energy to 1.4 billion euros.

Europe in brief: EU supports Serbia’s energy market

Europe in brief: EU supports Serbia’s energy market

The EU is helping Serbia to ensure the secure supply and transport of energy products. According to the latest Global Gender Gap report, Slovakia moved up four places on the World Economic Forum’s gender equality ranking. EU environment ministers agree on a “general approach” regarding the controversial Nature Restoration Law.