Sustainable Prosperity for Europe
Circular economy and smarter use of resources
‘Blue Gold’ - The forgotten rationale for climate action
11 December 2015
Water should be a reason and an area for climate action
REACHING FOR BLUE GOLD - How the EU can rise to the water challenge while reaping the rewards
30 November 2015
Water matters – it’s in the EU’s interest to manage the water challenge in Europe and beyond
Towards a sustainable European economy
13 October 2015
Will the EU rise to the challenge and use its policy framework to face the interlinked economic, ecological and climate crises - or fall behind?
Towards a New Industrial Policy for Europe
12 November 2014
A new life for industry, a new life for Europe
Better use of resources is the means to growth, prosperity and welfare - but will the EU jump on the opportunity?
26 September 2014
Towards a sustainable economy
Risky resources – Time to frame an EU approach to meeting the resource challenge
23 September 2013
In this Discussion Paper, Annika Ahtonen and Andrea Frontini examine the global resource challenge and its implications for Europe. They explore the socio-economic, environmental, political and security dimensions of the challenge, taking water as a specific example of an area for action, and call for a comprehensive and strategic EU approach both internally and externally.
Green revolution: making eco-efficiency a driver for growth
26 January 2012
It is well-acknowledged that in order to exit the economic crisis, Europe must find ways to renew itself and it needs new sources of growth. This Issue Paper, written by Annika Ahtonen with Serban Chiorean-Sime, argues that eco-efficiency should be an important part of the solution.