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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced with the European Parliament. First three Saturdays of the month at 12.20 pm. We’ll be back in September.

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Latest update : 2013-03-04

Arctic scramble: climate change prompts ressource race

As the Arctic ice melts, the battle for natural resources is heating up. Up to a quarter of the world’s oil and gas deposits are thought to lie beneath the chilly seas, and big global players such as China are trying to get in on the act. In our debate, the Norwegian ambassador to Belgium defends the drilling interests of a traditional Arctic power, while a Swedish Green MEP questions Oslo’s stance on the environment.

With our guests:

  • Isabella Lovin, Swedish MEP, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance;
  • Niels Engelschion, Norwegian ambassador to Belgium.

Presented by Armen Georgian

Watch part two.

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2014-07-19 Russia

Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania

Dalia Grybauskaite was sworn in for a second term in office on July 12th, becoming the first President in the Baltic state to be re-elected. Grybauskaite urges Europeans to take...

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2014-07-19 Ukraine

Alexander Stubb, Prime Minister of Finland

Christophe Robeet talks to Finland's new Prime Minister, Alexander Stubb, about the appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission. A member of the...

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2014-07-12 UK

Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party

Christophe Robeet talks to Nigel Farage, leader of the anti-Europe UK Independence Party that stormed to victory in May's European elections. Farage explains why he chose to form...

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2014-07-12 European Union

Endocrine disruptors: Is the EU doing enough to protect its citizens' health?

Sweden has sued the European commission over its failure to ban the hormone-disrupting substances known as endocrine disruptors. These chemicals can be found in everyday objects...

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2014-07-05 European Parliament

Viviane Reding, MEP, European People's Party

The former Vice president of the European Commission is now an MEP again, Vivane Reding deplores the eurosceptics results and whishes to implement positive policies to draw the...

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