Brussels relaunches EU fiscal reform, aims to boost green investments

The European Commission on Tuesday (19 October) took another step towards reforming the EU’s much-discussed fiscal rules, including the bloc’s strict debt and deficit limits enshrined in the Stability and Growth Pact. The Commission vice-president in charge of the economy, Valdis Dombrovskis, and the EU’s economic affairs commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni, Continue Reading

How carbon payments can facilitate the EU’s new effort sharing targets

Carbon payments for emissions reductions could be a more politically attractive way of promoting EU country-level cuts than current effort sharing regulation targets and providing more solidarity and additional finance for the green transition, writes Arpad Cseh. Arpad Cseh is the founder of Climate Moonshot, a non-governmental, non-commercial initiative focused Continue Reading

Covid, 19 ottobre: in Piemonte tasso di positività allo 0,4%. Ricoveri ordinari in lieve aumento

L’Unità di Crisi della Regione Piemonte ha comunicato 245 nuovi casi di persone risultate positive al Covid-19 (di cui 115 dopo test antigenico), pari allo 0,4% di 60.783 tamponi eseguiti, di cui  53.628 antigenici. Dei 245 nuovi casi, gli asintomatici sono 154 (62,9%). I casi sono così ripartiti: 134 screening, Continue Reading