It’s the end of October! In this week’s episode: 🇫🇷 French agriculture minister turns on Nutri-Score labelling 🧪 The truth about PFAS chemicals (w/ David Clement) 🇩🇪 Germans reject phase-out of internal combustion engine 🇨🇿 What’s next in Czech politics? (w/ Martin Pánek) You can follow Martin Pánek on Twitter at @mmister. October 28, 2021 […]
Europe hopes that it won’t be a cold winter. While the continent is battling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, has struggled with a rising electricity crisis, and is embroiled in an internal battle over the scope of its climate-change action, it now faces the highest natural gas prices in decades. The price increases are attributable to multiple […]
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The decision by the United States to rejoin the Paris Climate Accords has the rest of the world thinking globally ahead of the Glasgow Climate Change Conference (COP26) scheduled for November. Attending countries will discuss the ongoing process of reduction targets on global carbon dioxide emissions. But a look at the EU shows that in […]
This video was recorded by Lëtzebuerger Journal in December 2020, for the show “Elo mol éierlech” (Let’s be honest) that I am hosting on their digital platform. The video is available for free on the website of Journal. (original language: Luxembourgish // subtitles available in English) Here is a short clip: If you want to […]
When a country joins the European Union, it has to accept the “four freedoms,” namely the free movement of capital, goods, services, and people. This is different from a European treaty that exists independently of the EU: the Schengen agreement.
Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 17. Januar ausgestraalt ginn. Déi italienesch Regierungspartei Lega wëll no den Europawahlen am Mee eng Allianz mat der polnescher Regierungspartei PiS agoen. Falls dës zwou Kräften nach aner Parteien mat an eng Kooperatioun eran huele, kéint esou ee konservative Grupp d’Europaparlament fundemental changéieren.
The European Commission’s new plastic strategy is moving closer to final completion, after the European Parliament added an even longer list of banned plastic items. However, the consequences for emerging economies should not be ignored.
At the current moment, the European Union is as divided as ever: Central and Eastern European nations are fundamentally at odds with the vision of EU leaders in Brussels. The one thing that has been holding the group together is a common investment and trade policy. The People’s Republic of China however, has the potential […]
My most of my teenage years I was unaware that Central and Eastern Europe were viable travel destinations. This I have partially blamed on the Western European education system, which spends long hours on details of European leaders in the West, with little concern for the working for anything East of Berlin. I could still […]