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 […]
Another week, another episode of ConsEUmer! This week: 🍾Russia bans champagne 💻 Digital Services Tax on hold 🌿Europe’s challenges in legalising cannabis (w/ Deepak Anand) You can follow Deepak Anand on Twitter @_deepakanand. July 22, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto
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 […]
Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, a gouf den 31. Mee iwwerdroen. D’USA hunn ugekennegt dass si de sougenannten “Open Skies” Traité wëlle verloossen. Op internationalem Plang gëtt dës Décisioun kritiséiert, an et gëtt versicht de Präsident Trump vum Géigendeel ze iwwerzeegen. Den “Open Skies” Traité ass am Joer 2002 a Kraaft getrueden, […]
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 […]