ConsEUmer podcast / EP21: Dutch party, Flight to nowhere, and Ad headaches (w/ Fabio Fernandes)

🇳🇱 The Netherlands experiments with parties 🛫 Fred Roeder takes a flight to nowhere 🇨🇾 Cyprus wins its case on halloumi cheese 🖥️ Advertising restrictions online (w/ Fabio Fernandes) You can follow Fabio Fernandes on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. April 15, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

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 […]

[Video] Diskussioun iwwer Taxisreform

Dëse Video gouf am Februar 2021 opgeholl, am Kader vum Journal Video-Format “Elo mol éierlech”. De ganze Video ass disponibel fir Abonnente vum Lëtzebuerger Journal, ënnert dësem Link. Hei ass een Extrait: Dir kënt de Contenu vum Lëtzebuerger Journal kucken, lauschteren, a liesen, integral a fir just 168€ d’Joer. Abonnéiert iech elo op http://www.journal.lu

[Reportage] Phänomen vun de Geeschterfligeren gouf temporär gestoppt

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 7. Abrëll iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Am Ufank vun der Corona-Kris sinn an Europa eidel Passagéierfligere geflunn. Dat läit un enger Reegelung vun de Fluchhäfen, déi elo an der Kritik steet. Keng Passagéier, keng Bagagen: An deenen éischte Woche sinn […]

Why electric cars really aren’t that great and petrol cars really aren’t that bad

What rings true intuitively isn’t always backed up by the numbers. Joe Biden, the current front-runner of the Democratic 2020 field, promises the return of electric vehicle (EV) tax credits. The presidential candidate says that “a key barrier to further deployment of these greenhouse-gas reducing vehicles is the lack of charging stations and coordination across all levels […]

Make planes more efficient… by using them!

Growing up, I lived next to an airport. It isn’t an airport that does connecting flights, nor does it allow for night flights. However, arrivals and departures are audible, and during the occasional military airplane test run, the windows tend to vibrate accordingly. Both my parents and I recognize that things have changed over the […]