Opinion pieces

  • Was bringt QE in Europa?, by Mark Schieritz
    Die Zeit, 30 April 2014

    Ich habe hier die These vertreten, dass die EZB keine unkonventionellen Maßnahmen beschließen wird. Was aber, wenn doch? Christian Odendahl vom CER hat sich angeschaut, was Quantitative Easing für die Euro-Zone bedeuten würde. Ergebnis: Nicht allzu viel.

  • l'Unità, 26 April 2014

    «L’uscita della Gran Bretagna dall’Ue non è inevitabile», sostiene Charles Grant, fondatore e direttore del think tank britannico Cer (Centre for European Reform) ed ex inviato a Bruxelles dell’Economist. Gli europeisti nel Regno Unito ci sono e nell’eventualità di un referendum si faranno sentire.

  • Carnegie Europe, 16 April 2014

    Every week a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Ecologist, 08 April 2014

    The UK should continue to use nuclear power, in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, writes Stephen Tindale. It should also test new nuclear technologies that can burn plutonium, such as the PRISM reactor, and develop molten salt reactors.

  • European Leadership Network, 07 April 2014

    Almost 40 years ago the nations of Europe agreed in the Helsinki Final Act to respect each other’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and choice of political system. By invading Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, President Putin has violated all these principles. This has profoundly destabilising implications for all the countries that lie between Russia and the European Union.

  • Fabian Society, 03 April 2014

    The smog in much of the UK at present is not as visible as the infamous 1950s smogs, and may not be quite as dangerous. But it is not safe. The 50s smogs were vanquished by a Conservative government banning coal burning in homes and moving coal power stations away from towns and cities. But the relentless growth in road transport has brought dirty air back into British life.

  • Confrontations Europe, 31 March 2014

    Quel serait le sens d’un nouveau contrat pour reconstruire notre Europe ? Claude Fischer ouvre le débat avec quatre Européens « insoupçonnables » : Charles Grant, directeur du CER(1), Thomas Hanke, journaliste au quotidien Handelsblatt, Andrea Ricci, directeur d’ISIS(2), et Maciej Witucki, président de la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie française en Pologne.

  • Progress online, 27 March 2014

    Well done Nick Clegg. Not for winning – it is hard to debate with someone who regards the truth as just one option – but for taking part. And for the radical strategy of making the European elections about Europe.