Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts
Showing posts with label European Union. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires

EU Offers Further Support for Sweden in Fighting Wildfires
The European Commission is coordinating further EU member-states' assistance to help Sweden battle vast forest fires across the country, the Commission said in a press release.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

EU Mulling Reciprocal Measures Against US Car Import Tariffs

EU Mulling Reciprocal Measures Against US Car Import Tariffs
The imposition of US tariffs on European Union vehicles and car parts could effect $300 billion in trade, and impact nearly all of the EU's member states, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing the European Commission report obtained by the news agency.

Friday, June 08, 2018

Gazprom gets more permits for Nord Stream 2

Gazprom gets more permits for Nord Stream 2
Russian energy company Gazprom said it received the necessary permit to advance construction of the Nord Stream gas pipeline through Swedish waters.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Gazprom agrees to reduce natural gas prices for Eastern & Central Europe: EC

Gazprom agrees to reduce natural gas prices
The European Union is imposing a series of obligations on Russian energy giant Gazprom to improve the flow of gas at competitive prices in Eastern Europe, EU Antitrust Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Russia, Austria review fate of Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Nord Stream pipeline
Progress on the second phase of the Nord Stream pipeline to Europe was the focus of talks with Austrian energy company OMV, Russia's Gazprom said.

Friday, April 27, 2018

EU moves to full ban pesticides that harm bees

bees
The European Union has made a key breakthrough to completely ban pesticides that harm bees and their crop pollination.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Russian gas deliveries to Europe safe unless Ukraine diverts supplies : Gazprom

Russian gas deliveries to Europe safe
The head of Russian energy giant Gazprom Aleksey Miller has guaranteed gas deliveries to Europe, as long as Ukraine doesn’t steal transit gas intended for the continent.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Nord Stream a critical component for OMV

Nord Stream
The European shift away from coal means more market demand for natural gas -- and the Nord Stream pipeline can help bridge the gap, Austria's OMV said Tuesday.

Friday, March 09, 2018

EU "should be excluded" from US new steel tariffs: trade commissioner

EU "should be excluded" from US new steel tariffs
European Union (EU)'s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on Thursday night said the EU should be excluded from the new US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Thursday, March 08, 2018

Russia and EU discussed Ukraine’s plans to seize Gazprom’s assets

Gazprom’s assets
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of Energy Union Maros Sefcovic discussed Ukraine's intention to seize the assets of Gazprom around the world in case the company fails to comply with the Stockholm arbitration court's ruling, an EU diplomatic source familiar with the course of the talks told TASS.

EU outlines plan to counter US steel, aluminium tariffs

The European commissioners
The European commissioners on Wednesday gave political endorsement to a proposal aiming to counter the possible US steel and aluminium tariffs, saying the EU stands ready to react "proportionately and fully" in line with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules once the US measures affect EU's interest.

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Turn on the tap: EU acts to improve water, reduce plastic

EU acts to improve water, reduce plastic
The European Union is revamping its water quality rules to address possible new health hazards and limit plastic waste by discouraging people from drinking bottled water.

EU sees Cuba as 'strategic ally' in combating climate change: commissioner

EU sees Cuba as 'strategic ally' in combating climate change
The European Union (EU) views Cuba as a "strategic ally" in fighting climate change and a key partner in the Caribbean, an EU commissioner said here Wednesday.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

EU urged to continue investment to strengthen position in space

gps
The European Union (EU) should continue to invest in space in order to strengthen its position in the area, according to participants at the tenth Conference on European Space Policy that concluded on Wednesday.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Austria to Sue EU over Allowing Expansion of Hungary Nuclear Plant

Hungary Nuclear Plant AT PAKS
Austria said on Monday it planned to sue the European Commission for allowing Hungary to expand its Paks atomic plant, saying it did not view nuclear energy as the way to combat climate change or as being in the common European interest.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Albania thanks EU countries for their aid to cope with floods

Albania is grateful to European Union (EU) countries which expressed solidarity and sent aid to help the authorities here better cope with the floods that affected many areas early this month, Albania's Defense Minister Olta Xhacka said Friday.

Friday, December 15, 2017

EU reaches agreement against climate change

the EU forests absorb the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions each year.
The European Parliament and the European Council on Thursday reached a provisional agreement on accounting of emissions from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF).

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium

Major fishing nations agree on Arctic fishing moratorium
The world's major fishing nations have agreed a deal to ban commercial fishing in the high seas portion of the central Arctic Ocean.

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Gazprom ready to cover growing gas demand in Europe

Gazprom reduced gas supplies to the United Kingdom by 6.4% to 8.7 bln cubic meters in the first half of 2017.
Gazprom is ready to meet Europe’s growing gas demand, including for the United Kingdom, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Russian gas holding Alexander Medvedev told reporters on Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

EU vows beefed-up measures to prevent food safety crisis

Fipronil eggs contamination
The European Commission and the European Union (EU) member states on Tuesday agreed to take concrete measures to prevent food safety crisis in the wake of Fipronil eggs contamination scandal.

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