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An A400M military transport plane © Airwolfhound

Airbus loses further €1.3bn on A400M military transport plane

Airbus has announced further losses of €1.3bn in its A400M military transport plane project, despite reporting better than expected profits for 2017. The A400M military...
EU approves Belgian certificates schemes for renewable electricity

EU approves Belgian certificates schemes for renewable electricity

The European Commission has approved two new Belgian certificates schemes for renewable electricity and high efficiency co-generation in the Flanders region, saying that they...
Meeting of NATO ministers of defence wraps up © U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr

Meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence wraps up

Following the meeting of NATO Ministers of Defence that took place this week (14-15 February), Government Europa highlights the most important meetings, discussions and...
Naturally occurring noble gases could act as chemical tracers for carbon dioxide

Naturally occurring noble gases could track stored carbon dioxide

New research from the University of Edinburgh shows that the movement of carbon dioxide underground can be tracked using naturally occurring noble gases. Carbon capture,...
OECD urges an increase in taxes on carbon dioxide © UBC Micrometeorology

OECD urges increase in taxes on carbon dioxide

In a new report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) urges an increase in taxes on carbon dioxide to combat climate change. The...
Commissioner Günther Oettinger’s proposed cuts to the EU’s long-term budget have proved controversial

Cuts to cohesion policy in EU’s long-term budget cause controversy

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and others have expressed dismay at proposed cuts to cohesion policy funding in the EU’s long-term budget...
The design for Gothenburg’s new cable car system is based on crane's in the city's ports © Fredrik

Gothenburg’s new cable car system chooses winning design

A design by Dutch company UNStudio design has won a competition to design the City of Gothenburg’s new cable car system. City officials hope that...
Member states prepare for plastics and packaging waste strategy

EU states prepare for plastics and packaging waste strategy

EU member states have introduced new legislation in preparation for the EU’s comprehensive new plastics and packaging waste strategy. The new plastics and packaging waste...
UK accuses Russia of NotPetya ransomware attack

UK accuses Russia of NotPetya ransomware attack

The UK government has publicly accused the Russian military of carrying out the malicious NotPetya ransomware attack that spread across Europe last year. Publicly accusing...
UK funds revolutionary vehicle-to-grid technologies

UK funds revolutionary vehicle-to-grid technologies

The UK government has announced a plan to invest £30m (~€33m) in revolutionary vehicle-to-grid technologies. These vehicle-to-grid technologies are expected to unlock the potential for...

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