ConsEUmer podcast / EP45: Belgium taxes short-haul flights, France’s nuclear comeback, and Crypto geo-fencing (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović)

It’s episode 45 of ConsEUmer! This week: 🇧🇪 Belgium imposes a new tax on short-haul flights 🇫🇷 France invests into small nuclear plants ₿ Geo-fencing is an issue in the crypto space (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović) You can follow Aleksandar Kokotović on Twitter at @kokota. October 14, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: […]

[Video] Diskussioun iwwer Sozialismus

Dëse Video gouf am September 2021 opgeholl, am Kader vum Journal Video-Format “Elo mol éierlech”. De ganze Video ass disponibel fir Abonnente vum Lëtzebuerger Journal, ënnert dësem Link. Hei ass een Extrait: Dir kënt de Contenu vum Lëtzebuerger Journal kucken, lauschteren, a liesen, integral a fir just 168€ d’Joer. Abonnéiert iech elo op http://www.journal.lu Individuell Video’en kënnen och […]

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 10: Plenière zu Stroossbuerg

Déi zéngt Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Hei ass een Teaser: Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

Greta Thunberg didn’t win the German elections

Greta Thunberg is back in business. Previously slowed down by European pandemic restrictions, the Fridays For Future movement has now hit the streets, starting in Berlin. ‘We must not give up, there is no going back now,’ Thunberg told thousands of local protesters. The appeals and influence of her movement have translated, at least somewhat, […]

The cannabis conundrum

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found for free HERE. According to new information, the government is not pursuing a full legalisation of cannabis. As ministries in Luxembourg switch into “no comment” mode on the reasons for a potential policy reversal, we found the legal hurdles that can stand in the way […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP43: Crypto rules, Gene-edited tomatoes, and Brexit divergence (w/ Tom Spencer)

In the last ConsEUmer episode in September: ₿ Looking at crypto regulation (w/ Yaël Ossowski) 🍅 Gene-edited tomatoes are new in Japan 🇬🇧 Where will the UK diverge with Brexit? (w/ Tom Spencer) You can Tom Spencer on Twitter @tomjackspencer. September 30, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

Europe’s Nuclear Power Divide

Last week was a big week for the Fridays For Future, the environmentalist group inspired by. Greta Thunberg. Thunberg spoke at a large rally in Berlin on Friday before hundreds of thousands of followers, launching what seems to be the big comeback for the climate-action movement in Europe following months of restrictions on large gatherings […]

[Video] Diskussioun iwwer d’Lëtzebuerger Militär

Dëse Video gouf am September 2021 opgeholl, am Kader vum Journal Video-Format “Elo mol éierlech”. De ganze Video ass disponibel fir Abonnente vum Lëtzebuerger Journal, ënnert dësem Link. Hei ass een Extrait: Dir kënt de Contenu vum Lëtzebuerger Journal kucken, lauschteren, a liesen, integral a fir just 168€ d’Joer. Abonnéiert iech elo op http://www.journal.lu Individuell Video’en kënnen och […]

Luxembourg’s energy transformation faces an uphill battle

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. Luxembourg is far off from the ambitious renewable energy targets set by the European Union. What is the country’s current energy mix, what can be done to diversify it, and which challenges does it face with increased electromobility? If you want to support independent […]