‘Risky’ gas a safe bet for European supplies says National Grid expert

‘Risky’ gas a safe bet for European supplies says National Grid expert

‘Risky’ gas a safe bet for European supplies says National Grid expert

Governments and industry should be mindful not to portray gas as a ‘risky’ energy source because, as security and supply is strong, this is at odds with the reality of its future demand and value as a green fossil fuel, Andrew Malins, U.K. Gas Operations Manager with National Grid PLC, advised at the AEGIS European Energy Conference in Prague earlier this month.

Health Commissioner announces new animal welfare plan

Health Commissioner announces new animal welfare plan

Health Commissioner announces new animal welfare plan

John Dalli, the recently installed Member of the European Commission responsible for Health and Consumer Policy (DG Sanco), has revealed details of a new European Union Animal Health Law and plans to shift the emphasis from financing of losses from disease outbreaks to loss prevention.

Buyers and insurers unite against ‘extreme conservatism’ of CEIOPS Solvency II plans

Buyers and insurers unite against ‘extreme conservatism’ of CEIOPS Solvency II plans

Buyers and insurers unite against ‘extreme conservatism’ of CEIOPS Solvency II plans

[LONDON]—Pressure is fast building on the European Commission from insurance company and buyer representative groups to water down the advice given to it on Solvency II or risk forcing the industry to carry more risk than it wants or needs as the European economy tentatively creeps out of recession.