Le Nutri-Score sera-t-il bientôt abandonné?

Pendant des années, ce système a été présenté comme un élément essentiel de l’information des consommateurs, au point qu’une adoption à l’échelle de l’UE était envisagée. De nouvelles informations justifient plutôt son abandon. Cet article peut être lu sur le site de La Chronique Agora.

La flambée des prix de gaz divise l’Europe

La hausse atteint 300% pour l’ensemble de l’Europe, ce qui pousse les décideurs européens à chercher des solutions fiscales de court terme. Les solutions de plus long terme sont en revanche complètement ignorées… L’Europe espère que l’hiver ne sera pas froid. Alors que le continent lutte contre la pandémie de Covid-19, qu’il est confronté à […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP47: France turns on Nutri-Score, the truth about PFAS, and CZ elections (w/ Martin Pánek)

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 […]

Soaring Energy Prices Leave EU Leaders Scrambling

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 […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP46: Latvia locks down, Bye bye Alitalia, and Austria’s political crisis (w/ Franz Schellhorn)

New week, new ConsEUmer episode! This week: 🇱🇻 Lativa locks down for a month ✈️ Alitalia is dead, long live Alitalia? (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🏭 Energy prices go through the roof 🇦🇹 Austria in turmoil & its need for reforms (w/ Franz Schellhorn) Euractiv link: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/whos-to-blame-for-high-energy-prices/ You can follow Franz Schellhorn on Twitter at @franzschellhorn. […]

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, […]

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 […]