Commission proposes a temporary short-term derogation from certain agricultural policy rules to increase the production of cereals

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following a request from EU Member States, the Commission is proposing today a temporary short-term derogation from rules on crop rotation and maintenance of non-productive features on arable land. The impact of such measure will depend on the choice made by Member States and […]

Central America and Mexico: EU reaffirms support with €18.5 million in humanitarian and development aid

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU has announced today at the ‘Solidarity event for forcibly displaced persons and host communities in Central America and Mexico’, that it will allocate €18.5 million in aid. Of this sum, €12 million represents humanitarian funding to Central America, and €6.5 million constitutes […]

Could this electric ferry’s success herald an era of greener shipping?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Danish electric ferry Ellen has successfully completed 10 months of sea trials. With an energy efficiency rating of 85%, the passenger ferry is capable of reducing CO2 emissions by up to 2,250 […]