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?

EU electricity market reform at a standstill over nuclear power row

EU electricity market reform at a standstill over nuclear power row

The European Parliament gave the green light to start negotiations with the Council of the EU to reform the Union’s electricity market. However, the Council is currently deadlocked due to disagreements, mainly between Germany and France, over the financing of nuclear energy.

Europe in brief: Justice ministers agree on anti-SLAPP measures

Europe in brief: Justice ministers agree on anti-SLAPP measures

EU justice ministers reach an agreement on measures to better protect journalists and human rights activists. The European Commission approves a Slovenian scheme aimed at promoting the use of renewable energy. The Council of Europe welcomes the adoption of changes to the legislation of the Bulgarian justice system.