A special episode this week, feature some members of the CCC team! We talk about: 💉COVID-19 vaccinations 🔌Switching petrol cars for electric, does it work? 🚗The divide in the sharing economy Featuring Maria Chaplia, Liz Hicks, Luka Dzagania! July 29, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto
Last week’s episode of the ConsEUmer podcast was guest-hosted by my colleague Yaël Ossowski. Give it a listen!
France recently held its regional elections—do not worry if you did not know, because apparently it was news to many French people as well. With a historic abstention rate of 66 percent, the French have never cared less for who is governing their region. In some regions, less than 12 percent of eligible voters took to the […]
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 […]
ConsEUmer is back with new episodes! This week: 📝 The EU wants to reform the Emissions Trading System (ETS) 🦠 Maria Chaplia presents the Pandemic Preparedness Index 2021 💨 Michael Landl explains how World Vape Day went this year 🚜 More on the Farm to Fork strategy (w/ Benjamin Franke) You can follow the MEP […]
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The Farm to Fork Strategy of the European Union attempts to foster sustainability in the agricultural sector. While sustainability is a laudable goal in a general sense, it has a wide range of possible meanings and applications. EU institutions have adequately defined the word. It is necessary to establish a clear and precise definition of […]
En novembre 2020, la “European Round Table on Climate Change” a accepté un document sur le concept de taxe carbone prélevé à la frontière, également connu sous le nom de taxe carbone. Il est maintenant largement entendu que l’UE envisage sérieusement de mettre en œuvre un nouveau régime de taxes carbone dans le cadre de […]
New episode of ConsEUmer with these topics: 💉 EU member states fight over extra doses of COVID-19 vaccines 🔌 Electric car sales drop in the Netherlands 🪧 Fridays For Future is back (yay…?) 🇷🇸 Serbia’s business with vaccines (w/ Ivana Jeremić)
Consumers will foot the bill for extravagant organic goals As I’ve previously explained on this website, the EU’s organic ambitions are seriously misled, because contrary to popular belief, organic food is neither environmentally friendly, nor better for consumers. Research has established that moving all current farming to organic farming would increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]