Yesterday, the European Parliament asked for the EU’s renewable target for 2030 to be increased to 35% compared with the current 27%. The move is part of the community bloc’s efforts to meet the commitments included in the Paris Agreement.Read More
Almost at the same time as the Catalan separatists tried to get the European Union on the side of its cause, the European authorities have had to deal with insurgency in Poland. The latter’s judicial reform put at the risk the division of powers and the judicial independence of a country in the region. While Spain had to implement article 155 of its Constitution in order to contain the crisis of authority which the secessionist attempt implied, the EU has had to press its own “nuclear button”, article 7 of the Treaty, to restrain Polish government.