Call For Greater Nuclear Transparency in the EU

The European Union should establish a common framework for the safe management of radioactive waste and spent fuel, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has urged. The public must be positively engaged in proposals to determine the long term future of these materials and urgent action must be taken to resolve issues which have … Read more

EU’s Energy Model Needs a Rethink

In its drive towards a low-carbon economy, the EU must strive towards more ambitious CO2 reduction targets while being cautious about the risk of decreasing its energy competitiveness in the immediate future, said the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in its opinion on Energy Strategy 2011-2020 adopted at its December plenary session. The opinion … Read more