Daily Archives: June 25, 2014

The extremism of the militant group will in the end prove self-defeating. By contrast, allies the US is sworn to defend are now threatened by China and Russia, industrialised nations with sophisticated militaries. 

European leaders must agree strong new energy and climate policies when they meet this week in Brussels.

At their last summit, in March, they remained divided over European Commission proposals to set ambitious goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions, improving energy efficiency and increasing renewables by 2030.

Although they made a commitment to sort out their differences by October, this period of uncertainty is damaging the confidence of investors and further undermining Europe’s international leadership on climate change