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 […]

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. […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP45: Belgium taxes short-haul flights, France’s nuclear comeback, and Crypto geo-fencing (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović)

It’s episode 45 of ConsEUmer! This week: 🇧🇪 Belgium imposes a new tax on short-haul flights 🇫🇷 France invests into small nuclear plants ₿ Geo-fencing is an issue in the crypto space (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović) You can follow Aleksandar Kokotović on Twitter at @kokota. October 14, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: […]

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 […]

Luxembourg’s energy transformation faces an uphill battle

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. Luxembourg is far off from the ambitious renewable energy targets set by the European Union. What is the country’s current energy mix, what can be done to diversify it, and which challenges does it face with increased electromobility? If you want to support independent […]