Interview: How to decarbonise Europe’s ports

Peeters: “Because of the Fit for 55 package, because of the Hydrogen Strategy... I think you really saw a totally different dynamic.” Photo: Port of Antwerp-Bruges

Maxime Peeters, sustainability expert at the Port of Antwerp-Bruges, discusses the role ports can play in driving down Europe’s industrial emissions.

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Interview: MEP Maria de Graça Carvalho on ending the EU’s reliance on Russian gas

Carvalho: “We will need a lot of hydrogen for certain industrial sectors. One way is to produce in Iberia and export to northern Europe.” Photo: Alain Rolland / EP

The EPP lawmaker talks to ENDS Europe about reviving the MidCat gas pipeline in light of the war in Ukraine, the role of hydrogen in the EU energy mix and why there is ‘room for improvement’ in the green taxonomy.

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Interview: IMCO chair Anna Cavazzini on the EU’s circular economy plans

Cavazzini: “As a parliamentarian, you’re also always a little bit of a campaigner.” Photo: Eric Vidal / EP

Anna Cavazzini, Green MEP and chair of the internal market committee, talks to ENDS about how the European Parliament will tackle the Sustainable Products Initiative.

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Interview: Why the ‘just transition’ is more than just a buzzword

Judith Kirton-Darling, deputy director of trade union umbrella group IndustriALL Europe, discusses what the ‘just transition’ means – and what it doesn’t – for workers in manufacturing, mining and energy.


Interview: What the Sustainable Products Initiative means for EU recyclers

Emmanuel Katrakis, secretary-general of the European Recycling Industries’ Confederation, discusses sustainability by design, tackling packaging waste, and how recyclers can help usher in a circular economy.


Interview: Europe’s plastics industry plans ‘mindset change’ to reach net zero

Virginia Janssens, managing director of Plastics Europe, talks to ENDS about the future of the sector as the EU moves ahead with plans to overhaul its approach to waste and climate policy.

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