(28 February 2013) - A report commissioned by Friends of the Earth Europe and the Climate Action Network shows that the EU could benefit from €200 billion net savings per year by 2020 providing it gets on track to meeting its stated 20% by 2020 energy savings target.
(27 February 2013) - The Communication "A Decent Life for All: Ending Poverty and Giving the World a Sustainable Future", presented today by the European Commission, proposes a global framework to address poverty and promote sustainable development, with a view to achieve an EU common position to feed the debate at the UN and worldwide.
(26 February 2013) - In 2011, 27% of children aged less than 18 were at risk of poverty or social exclusion, according to Eurostat. The risk of poverty decreases with increasing education level of parents. It concerns almost one child in three with a migrant background.