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By Brook Riley of Friends of the Earth Europe This Friday European heads of state are gathering in Brussels for a special energy summit. Security of energy imports are high on the agenda – and rightly so. The EU is one of the most energy dependent regions of the world, importing close to 60% of… » read more

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Posted by Arianna Vitali (WWF), Vanessa Bulkacz (CAN-E), Erica Hope (CAN-E), Brook Riley (FoEE) and Christian Debono (EEB) Yesterday we swapped goulash and red wine for perogis and vodka as our energy-savings tour arrived in Poland from Hungary. Our expectations for Poland weren’t the highest. In Brussels, one gets the impression that the inhabitants of… » read more

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Brook Riley, Friends of the Earth Europe writes: The European Parliament seems set on categorizing energy efficiency as the unglamorous policy that nobody takes seriously. Tomorrow, the Parliament’s Energy Committee (ITRE) will vote on a report on the Energy Efficiency Action Plan – the communication from the European Commission which first proposed a 20% energy… » read more

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