Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Tag: Europe

Air pollution responsible for 400,00 early European deaths

The European Environment Agency (EEA) recently issued their most recent air quality report which stated air pollution throughout Europe had caused more...

How the rise of populism is fuelling climate science denial across...

This story is part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.  

‘Disturbing’: Europe is warming much faster than science predicted

Summers in Europe are much hotter than they used to be and winters aren't nearly as cold as they once were. And,...

One-third of all new childhood asthma cases in Europe are due...

"Largely, these impacts are preventable...We can and should do something about it."

Record-breaking heatwave throughout Europe increasing the desire for climate change action

Temperatures have soared to historic highs in many Western European towns this last week. Countries like Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and...

Russia and the future of Europe

With EU elections approaching, the Kremlin has backed some of the most noxious reactionaries now operating on the world scene.

Trump-linked Christian fundamentalists are pouring dark money into Europe, boosting the...

The rise of far-right movements in Europe aligns with a significant increase over the last five years in spending by Christian groups here in the United States.

People power: 160,000 European protesters demand action on climate crisis

"The objective of the march is to challenge the Belgian government as well as the heads of state and government who will attend the European Council summit in Brussels on 21 and 22 March."

EU approval of glyphosate based on review that plagiarized Monsanto studies

"Just as tobacco companies can no longer talk about the health benefits of smoking, the chemical industry shouldn't be able to write its own authorization for its own potentially harmful products."

EU to ban common single-use plastics to address environment and marine...

"Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics."

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Elizabeth Warren urges SEC to investigate Trump administration for insider trading

"I want the SEC & CFTC to investigate this textbook case of insider trading.”

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Retail industry claims to embrace criminal justice reform all while trying to derail it,...

Best Buy, Home Depot, Target, CVS and Walmart are among the retailers that have tried to derail state-level criminal justice reforms.