ConsEUmer podcast / EP99: Irish alcohol labels, Yellow vests, and Croatia gets the Euro (w/ Ivan Bertović)

In this week’s ConsEUmer episode: 🇮🇪 Alcohol labelling rules in Ireland upset France, Spain and others 🇫🇷 French opposition bemoans effects of new ETS2 rules 🇭🇷 How does Croatia take the Euro? (w/ Ivan Bertović) Follow Ivan Bertović on Twitter @ivbertovic. January 12, 2023 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: […]

Feeding 8 Billion People Has Never Been Easier

The United Nations recently confirmed that the world population has officially reached 8 billion. However, what should be a celebration of humanity’s ability to innovate and populate has many analysts worried about the future: How is the planet supposed to lodge, power and feed this large number of people? According to a recent Politico headline, for one, climate […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP90: Romania’s Schengen bid, Missed trains, and Europe’s EV struggles (w/ Jan Burdinski)

In this week’s episode of ConsEUmer: 🇷🇴 European Council will decide whether to allow Romania a.o. into Schengen (w/ Emil Panzaru) 🚉 15 European railway companies create flexible substitute tickets 🔌 Is car protectionism the way? (w/ Jan Burdinski) Follow Jan Burdinski on Twitter @Burdinski. Support the war effort in Ukraine: https://www.recyclerussia.com/ October 27, 2022 […]

Pourquoi les Etats-Unis ne nous fournissent pas plus de pétrole?

Les Etats-Unis doivent augmenter radicalement leur production de pétrole, non seulement pour le bien des Américains, mais aussi pour apporter un soutien stratégique à ses alliés. Dans un rare moment de lucidité, Emmanuel Macron, lors du sommet du G7 au mois de juin, s’est manifesté devant Joe Biden pour lui expliquer à quel point l’Europe […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP87: Truss time, Veganism fact-checked, and Protests in CZ (w/ Martin Pánek)

In this week’s ConsEUmer podcast: 🇬🇧 The UK has a new Prime Minister 🥗 Politico fact-checks claims on global veganism 🇨🇿 Protests in the Czech Republic (w/ Martin Pánek) You can follow Martin Pánek on Twitter @mmister. Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: https://www.blue-yellow.lt/en/ https://how-to-help-ukraine-now.super.site/?fbclid=IwAR2HawZT-H0iLD08QdXDMBG2qFKA3dpHsjDXt7bppN092YP2TVnQuDJ4j8A September 8, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP84: Compensation headaches, Polish nuclear take-over, and Permanent COVID powers?

Bill is going solo in this week’s episode of ConsEUmer, with these topics: 💶 Airlines oppose the existing EU air travel compensation scheme ☢️ Polish lawmakers suggest leasing German nuclear power plants 🇳🇱 The Dutch government wants to make COVID-19 lockdown powers permanent Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: https://www.blue-yellow.lt/en/ https://how-to-help-ukraine-now.super.site/?fbclid=IwAR2HawZT-H0iLD08QdXDMBG2qFKA3dpHsjDXt7bppN092YP2TVnQuDJ4j8A […]