Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Tag: EU

EU passes landmark law to restore 20% of land and sea...

In a narrow vote, the EU adopts a crucial nature restoration law, sparking controversy and political turmoil.

Meat and dairy industry ‘weakening’ climate policy in the EU: Report

The report found that the livestock industry had “largely succeeded” in weakening EU policies, which were designed to slash the climate impact of the meat and dairy sector.

EU investigates Meta for addictive effect social media has on children

The European Commission—the executive arm of the EU—opened “formal proceedings” against Meta last week to see if the company violated the Digital Services Act’s (DSA) protections for minors.

Europe braces for the next Ukraine

If both the European Union and the United States—increasingly dominated by far-right politicians—allow Bosnia to fall apart, that will send a strong signal to Russia about the likely fate of Ukraine.

Analysis: Trump election win could add 4bn tonnes to US emissions...

A victory for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election could lead to an additional 4bn tonnes of U.S. emissions by 2030 compared with Joe Biden’s plans, Carbon Brief analysis reveals.

Privacy advocates decry EU’s failure to fully address surveillance concerns in...

Privacy groups have expressed disappointment, labeling the Act a 'missed opportunity' for not including a complete ban on live facial recognition.

EU votes to cut pesticide use in half by 2030

“This vote brings us one step closer to significantly reducing chemical pesticide use by 2030."

EU bans new sales of new fossil fuel powered cars and...

“Today’s vote is a historic vote for the ecological transition… it is a victory for our planet and our populations.”

EU votes to label gas and nuclear power investments as ‘green’

"Russia’s war against Ukraine is a war paid for by climate-heating fossil fuels and the European parliament just voted to boost billions of funding to fossil gas from Russia."

‘No time for half-measures’: Greenpeace rebukes EU’s partial ban on Russian...

The new embargo exempts pipeline imports at the behest of Hungary's far-right leader Viktor Orbán.

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Biden proposes national rent control: Caps to target major corporate landlords amid soaring housing...

The announcement, scheduled for Tuesday in Nevada, comes as Biden seeks re-election and tries to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing American renters.

How to revive America and thump Trump in one fell swoop: Run a Harris-Biden...

Does Harris not resolve crippling aging issues, and that miserable debate not linked to her, presenting a youthful, energetic ex-senator and experienced VP.

Climate advocates sound alarm over JD Vance’s climate denial and corporate loyalties as Trump’s...

His stance shifted dramatically once he entered the political arena.

JD Vance’s astonishing transformation: From calling Trump ‘America’s Hitler’ to Vice Presidential pick

Does Vance’s dramatic reversal mark a significant shift in his political journey, reflecting broader trends within the Republican Party and American politics?

UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.