The lasting effects of the Diesel controversy

I was recently reminded of the effects of the long-lasting Diesel controversy on a trip to the Netherlands. The city centre of Amsterdam is a restricted traffic zone for certain types of engines, for the purpose of protecting air quality. The website of the city government says: “City traffic is a major polluter of the […]

[10è Homme] Nouvelle lettre sur le budget de l’Union européenne

Chers lecteurs, Comme je vous avais annoncé au mois d’avril 2019, je contribue une fois par mois à la newsletter “10ème Homme”, produit par Vauban Editions en Suisse. Au mois de juin et juillet ma lettre (et ma vidéo) vous parlaient du jugement de la cour constitutionnelle allemande sur la BCE, et en quoi les […]

Here’s who the “Frugal Four” are and why you should root for them

In order to respond to COVID-19 and the economic collapse that we are experiencing as a result of the lockdown measures, the European Commission has laid out an ambitious program to tackle the situation. During the European Council meeting on June 19, EU heads of state and government were not able to find common ground […]

[Reportage] Wéinst Corona-Kris: Soll ee bei annuléierte Volle Suen zréckkréien? 12 EU-Memberstaate soen “Nee”

Dëse Reportage ass fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert ginn, a gouf den 3. Mee iwwerdroen. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Soll ee seng Sue kënnen zréckkréien, wann am Kader vum Coronavirus ee Vol annuléiert gouf? 12 EU-Memberstaate soe sech an enger gemeinsamer Deklaratioun dogéint, dass d’Fluchgesellschaften de Leit hier Sue sollen zréckginn. Ënnert […]

[Video] Rewatch the latest CCC live chat

I moderated a Consumer Choice Center live chat titled “For Mother Nature: Should We Stop Flying?”, hosting Gary Leff, who created the frequent flyer blog “View from the Wing”, as well as CCC’s very own Managing Director Fred Roeder. Click down below to rewatch the entire exchange.