The Klaipeda LNG terminal will enable Lithuania and its neighbours to access alternatives to Russian gas and will serve as the flagship for Baltic efforts to successfully address their persistent energy vulnerability, writes Agnia Grigas.
Extreme weather events, including floods and storms, have driven growing numbers of Europeans from their homes. EU governments urgently need to take the lead in tackling the global threat of climate change, write Bernadette Ségol and Wendel Trio.
The European Commission's 2013 decision to ban some neonicotinoid insecticides is not working, as some member states have provided derogation for their farmers, says Martin Dermine.
SPECIAL REPORT: While the prevalence of diabetes in Europe is increasing, doctors still call it the "silent disease" because it somehow fails to draw attention, says Arne Björnberg.
The president of Spain's Catalonia region said yesterday (21 September) he would formally call "in the next days" for a vote on independence from Spain which has been scheduled for 9 November.
The Catalan parliament passed a law on Friday enabling regional head Artur Mas to call such a vote, though the Spanish government has said it would violate the Spanish constitution and has pledged to block it in the courts.
An international day of action on climate change brought hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of New York City yesterday (21 September), exceeding organizers' hopes for the largest protest on the issue in history.
Impoverished states have had to divert large chunks of their budget to adapt to climate change and run the risk of crowding out spending on health and education, a new report suggests.
Austria's two ruling coalition parties took more punishment in a provincial election on Sunday, after clinging on to a majority in last year's nation poll, as voters turned to the greens and the new Neos party.