European finance ministers today highlighted the European Investment Bank’s crucial role strengthening innovation, cohesion, convergence and climate action. At the Annual Meeting of the EIB Board of Governors in Luxembourg, ministers welcomed the EU Bank’s crucial countercyclical activities following the economic crisis, delivering increased support under the Investment Plan for Europe and for public and private investment around the world.
Climate change and the energy transition are making many occupations obsolete, while at the same time creating new ‘green’ jobs in emerging sectors and industries. So far, these transitions have been studied and reflected on independently from one another. As a result, conclusions about what the future holds, and the ensuing policy recommendations, vary according to the particular transition in question. This is one of the questions the 3rd ETUC/ETUI conference on the future of work will deal with.
Today, the European Commission received authorisation from the Council to open negotiations for a new partnership agreement with countries in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP).
China has secured €21.7 billion of investment in the past year to manufacture electric vehicles (EV) while Europe secured only €3.2 billion, according to European carmakers’ public announcements compiled by Transport & Environment (T&E).
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