Blog: CAP ire continues, the rise of the EU’s Atlantis and the European Parliament’s eternal question

This week saw the debate around the Common Agricultural Policy heat up, with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and assorted officials pulling out all the stops to convince lawmakers her administration has no intention of withdrawing the reform proposal inherited from the pre-European Green Deal Juncker commission.

by Robert Hodgson
An illustration from the 1600s depicting the island of Atlantis. EU officials are hoping a real-life sunken island will provide a bounty of clean energy. Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images
An illustration from the 1600s depicting the island of Atlantis. EU officials are hoping a real-life sunken island will provide a bounty of clean energy. Photo: Fox Photos/Getty Images

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