EU member state are obliged to increase their renewable energy reliance. But the construction of wind turbines near residential areas in the Netherlands is being met with fierce resistance. Read more at EUobserver.
As Belgium struggles to keep the lights on this winter, even the penguins and sea-lions will be doing their bit to help. Read more at EUobserver.
What do European commissioner Miguel Arias Canete, Dutch member of the EU parliament Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, and – possibly – British actress Emma Watson have in common? Read more at EUobserver.
In a highly anticipated speech attended by almost all members of the European Parliament, pope Francis on Tuesday (25 November) criticised the EU’s treatment of migrants, its institutions, and its focus on growth and consumerism. Read more at EUobserver.
Frans Timmermans could become the most powerful EU official in Brussels. Who is he? Read more at EUobserver.
EU leaders agreed a new climate and energy deal for the next decade and a half in Brussels at around 1am local time on Friday (24 October). Read more at EUobserver.
EU leaders have been receiving quite a number of letters this past month as an important climate summit approaches. Read more at EUobserver.
The role of nuclear energy has returned to the centre of the political debate in various corners of Europe. Read more at EUobserver.
You can read my story about high-rise residential buildings in Amsterdam on the New York Times website here.