Renewable Energies - Green revolution will cost you

Published on 24 September 2010 at 15:24

Renewable Energies

Green revolution will cost you

Der Spiegel

Chancellor Angela Merkel's vision of completing Germany's conversion to renewable energy by 2050 is bold and ambitious. But she has remained silent about the risks and the tremendous costs the green revolution will entail -- for Germany and all of Europe.



Brussels and the begging bowl

Le Monde

As the EU fights a losing battle to finance its increasingly wide range of roles and responsibilities, member states reluctant to contribute to community institutions are being held to blame for an imminent cash flow crisis.



What next for the welfare state?



Portugal gasps as tax hikes announced

Diário de Notícias


Czech Republic

Fewer believers, but church coffers swell

Lidové noviny



Has Ireland entered the double dip?

The Irish Times


European Commission

Questions over ex-commissioners in clover

De Volkskrant



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