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Smart Grids Market Summary – France

Bird & Bird continues its series of smart grids market summaries, this time focusing on France. The summary looks at:

  • The market today: including plans to replace 35 million traditional electricity meters with smart meters over the next 6 years.
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EU Policy

Opinion Piece: XCO2's Andy Love on Climate Justice

“I believe that climate change is the biggest human rights issue of the 21st century.”
Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice… 892 more words


Seven years’ biofuels deliberations teaches us ‘put quality before quantity’

Written by Jos Dings, Policy Team Director at Transport & Environment.

April 2015 will enter history as the month in which the EU reversed course on its energy policies in transport. 526 more words


"One dead refugee is a tragedy, 1000 is a policy"

Written by Peter Haresnape, Kathy Moorhead Thiessen, Tim deVisser

At noon on Friday, May 15th, at government buildings in London, participants in the annual CPT Europe Convergence joined other international religious peace activists to draw attention to the deaths of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean Sea and the culpability of the UK government. 413 more words

The future for migrants

“The free movement of persons is a fundamental right guaranteed to European Union (EU) citizens by the Treaties. It is realised through the area of freedom, security and justice without internal borders.” This EU legislation guarantees freedom for its citizens but for the same cannot be said for those outside the strict EU borders. 211 more words


Innovation and Opportunities for Rail Freight in the 21st Century conference in Paris April 8th 2015.

We had a great event on Innovation and Opportunities for Rail Freight in the 21st Century with some excellent presentations and excellent question and answer sessions afterwards. 53 more words


Commentary on priorities EU migration agenda

The Centre for European Policy Studies has issued a commentary on the priorities for the new European agenda on migration. The authors of the commentary argue that the EU shold focus on two sets of thematic priorities: first, to develop rule of law-driven actions towards more effective sharing and uptake of responsibility by member states in rescuing people at sea and providing access to asylum. 114 more words