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UK carbon capture project receives £240m EU funding boost

Published on 08-07-14

A carbon capture storage project based in Yorkshire will receive €300m (£240m) of EU funding to help tackle climate change.  The White Rose project, the first example of a large-scale CCS project in Europe, is one of 19 EU projects set to receive a total of €1bn (£800m) from the Commission to help tackle climate change and make Europe less energy dependent.  The EU funds will be supplemented by a further €900 million (£720m) of private investment.

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UK carbon capture project receives £240m EU funding boost

Higher recycling and packaging targets for 2030

Higher recycling and packaging targets for 2030

Published on 02-07-14

Plans to recycle 70 per cent of municipal waste and 80 per cent of packaging waste by 2030 were announced by the European Commission today.  The proposals also include a ban on burying recyclable waste in landfill as of 2025. Achieving the new waste targets would create an estimated 580,000 new jobs and make Europe more competitive whilst reducing demand...

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Consumer markets improving but services remain source of discontent

Consumer markets improving but services remain source of discontent

Published on 30-06-14

There is an improved performance across all consumer markets according to the latest analysis of the EU consumer markets published today. This improvement is particularly marked for goods markets, while services continue to be the main ...

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Euromyths and Letters to the Editor

Weekend press watch, 5-6 July 2014

Published on 07-07-2014

This is a new occasional feature on our blog, given that weekends tend to be a peak time for – to say the least – contentious coverage of EU-related matters Non-existent EC proposal alarms motorists The Sun on Sunday on 6 July ran a prominent story headlined “No tanks: EU in 3p a litre hike”. […]

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Karel de Gucht on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, (23 mins in) explaining why fears on Investor State Dispute Settlement are unfounded as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Part...

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