The European Commission has proposed to spend €9 billion from 2014 to 2020 on high-speed broadband deployment projects in Europe and an additional €9 billion on trans-European energy infrastructure.
On 17 October 2011 the European Commission launched “Generation Awake. Your choices make a world of difference!”, a campaign designed to encourage consumers to make resource efficient purchasing choices.
At the latest meeting of the EU environment council on 10 October 2011 the environment ministers of the EU have decided that, while the the European Union remains open to the new phase of the Kyoto climate change pact, it will do so under very clear conditions, namely if the biggest emitters of greenhouse gas[…]
The European Commission has proposed an optional Common European Sales Law that is to transcend barriers to cross-border trade in the EU. The law now needs to be approved by EU Member States and the European Parliament.