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EC warned over Lisbon agenda

The European Commission has been warned that its 10-year economic plan could spell an end to sustainable development. A powerful group of environmental action organisations has spoken out against the Lisbon Agenda in the build up to next month's Spring Summit. In 2000 the Member States pledged to "make the EU the most competitive knowledge-based economy in the world by 2010". A midterm review of this is expected at next month's conference, and the Green 9 have called ...