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The von der Leyen Commission designate. What message on climate and environment?
Culmer Raphael

The von der Leyen Commission designate. What message on climate and environment?

The incoming European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced her new Commission and assigned portfolios to each of…
The French Carbon Tax and the Gilet Jaunes
E!Sharp

The French Carbon Tax and the Gilet Jaunes

France’s experience should give pause for thought. Could a rethink be needed on how fiscal policy is used to support…
Four things the EU should do to strengthen climate action before this mandate ends
EurActiv

Four things the EU should do to strengthen climate action before this mandate ends

EU institutions still have time for a series of concrete actions to strengthen climate policy before their mandate ends and…
How are we doing on a Green New Deal?
Open Democracy

How are we doing on a Green New Deal?

As the IPCC publishes its new report on global warming of 1.5 degrees, Edward Robinson takes a political and economic…
‘Climate action was just too little and too slow for Hulot’: What was behind his shock resignation?
Business Green

‘Climate action was just too little and too slow for Hulot’: What was behind his shock resignation?

“We’re witnessing the gestation of a long-announced tragedy with indifference: the world is now like an oven, its natural resources…
The Treasury, sustainability, green finance and long-term decision making
Business Green

The Treasury, sustainability, green finance and long-term decision making

Environmental campaigners have been said to lament that their work would be a lot easier were it not for HM…
President Macron takes on the farmers
Common AG Policy

President Macron takes on the farmers

No one should underestimate President Macron’s determination to modernise France, but farmers are one of the most difficult groups to…
Brussels launch of Energy Union Choices report - Cleaner, Smarter, Cheaper
EurActiv

Brussels launch of Energy Union Choices report - Cleaner, Smarter, Cheaper

Culmer Raphael is pleased to have been involved with the development and launch of the latest research from the Energy…
Culmer Raphael launches new report: A pathway to net-zero carbon emissions for the UK, by 2050
The Guardian

Culmer Raphael launches new report: A pathway to net-zero carbon emissions for the UK, by 2050

Culmer Raphael and Iken Associates have published work for the Liberal Democrats on how the UK can achieve a Net-zero…
Could transparency become a weapon for the EU-27 as the Brexit negotiations get underway?
Medium

Could transparency become a weapon for the EU-27 as the Brexit negotiations get underway?

As part of the new Circular Economy package, The European parliament is set to call for binding lifecycle reporting on…
Screening of “L'Algérie Vue du Ciel” at the European Parliament
Culmer Raphael

Screening of “L'Algérie Vue du Ciel” at the European Parliament

Culmer Raphael is very grateful to Pier Antonio Panzeri MEP and the European Parliament’s Maghreb Delegation for helping us to…
EU-Algeria Energy Summit - Challenges and opportunities in Algeria
Financial Times

EU-Algeria Energy Summit - Challenges and opportunities in Algeria

Two weeks before the EU’s, energy-sector, Business Forum in Algiers, held in conjunction with the Algerian government, Culmer Raphael director,…
Will the EU propose the most far-reaching reporting standards yet?
The Guardian

Will the EU propose the most far-reaching reporting standards yet?

As part of the new Circular Economy package, The European parliament is set to call for binding lifecycle reporting on…