EU-wide priorities at the end of the Commission’s term…

Views: 8The Commission President underlined several priorities that have been valid at the end of the Commission’s College five years’ term: public investments in strategic sectors (with the stress on commodities), reducing the cost of energy, addressing the labor and skills shortage, and facilitating external trade.  

“Energizing” issues in modern political economy: cross-continental perspectives

Views: 20Recent conference organized by the Green Institute titled “Energizing Futures: Bridging Traditional Practices with Modern Innovations” was devoted to numerous issues vital both for African and European continents. As to the former, the analysis of traditional and modern practices in energy usage was somehow dominating; for the latter, these were the issues of progressive […]

Consolidating sustainable and long-term growth in Europe

Views: 10Four main areas of actions by the EU institutions and the member states have been underlined at the recent EU summit: a) efficient use of available financial resources, b) effective and affordable energy facilities for households and businesses, c) addressing the lack of skills that affects European socio-economic development, and d) competitive external trade […]

Horizon Europe: work program to solve continental challenges

Views: 8The European Commission intends to maximize the impact of research and innovation investments for the success of the green and digital transition – both in the EU-wide and in the member states. The novel initiatives under the EU Horizon Europe program represent important tools to solve some of the greatest challenges facing the states’ […]

European and global political economy: transformation efforts

Views: 10European states and the global partners are facing profound challenges to which national governments alone are unable to adequately respond, e.g. energy and climate, biodiversity and transport, sustainability and circular economy, to name a few. However, in dramatically altered global governance, all sorts of cooperation are becoming ever more difficult. Most governments in the […]

Tackling labor market and skills shortage in EU

Views: 5European Commission tries to implement previous initiatives to strengthen the lack of new skills and professions needed for labor market which is facing numerous modern challenges, such as climate and digital, sustainability and circular economy, etc. The member states political economy’s patterns are already prioritizing economic, social and environmental aspects in development and investing […]

Modern global climate agenda and contemporary challenges

Views: 7Present climate’s state-of-the art in the world is a sobering reminder that the global community is far below its abilities to tackle climate changes. One of the reasons is that the solution is hampered by the inclusion of several other global challenges. Besides, the global “climate consensus” is too difficult to reach due to […]

Sustainable investment through circular economy and outsourcing

Views: 9Responsible investing is becoming more popular globally; however, there is a lack of clarity as to what constitutes its objectives and what a sustainable investment actually is. Some argue that states invest responsibly only promoting more sustainable and equitable future. Others add that strategic investments in the “care economy” are increasing productivity and promoting […]

“Repowering” Europe: energy policy’s strategy in action

Views: 13Specific EU-wide program called REPowerEU is aimed at assisting the member states in three main developmental directions: a) saving energy, b) clean energy production and use, and c) diversifying the states’ energy supplies coped with a wide use of renewables. The program’s implementation helps, e.g. to safeguarded the households in EU and businesses from […]

European clean energy transition: dialogues with the stockholders

Views: 31Industrial development in the EU member states has a vital role in the green transition. Besides, with a view to a sustainable Europe, the “green deal” remains the EU-wide industry and growth strategy. Current geopolitical context has strengthened the intentions to maintain boosting Europe’s global position in strategic zero and low carbon energy technologies. […]