By Olivia Grégoire and Bertrand Badré PARIS – Finance is evolving in a more sustainable direction, and just in time. Pension funds, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds have made multiple commitments on climate change, biodiversity, and economic inclusion. In…
Europe’s Green Opportunity
By Ann Mettler and Cyril Garcia BRUSSELS – The COVID-19 crisis has presented Europe with a once-in-a-generation opportunity to launch a new era of economic growth. If the private sector and governments across the European Union work together on bold,…
Srebrenica: Europe’s largest massacre since World War II
By Alice Tidey Commemorations are being held in Bosnia on Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre — Europe’s worst atrocity since the Second World War and the only one to be declared a genocide.
Four scenarios for Europe’s future after the crisis
by Philippe Pochet on 30th April 2020 @philippepochet What kind of Europe will take shape after the coronavirus crisis? Four scenarios, widely varying in their social and ecological consequences, are possible.
Europe’s social safety nets were not ready for the corona shock
by Sarah Marchal and Ive Marx on 21st April 2020 @IveMarx The coronavirus crisis has punched a hole in Europe’s safety nets. But they were already frayed and urgent repairs are needed.
Volvo receives Europe’s largest order for electric buses
Gothenburg, November 5, 2019 – Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe. Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. The buses will operate on a number of routes…
Europe’s Green Deal is turning red
by Delara Burkhardt on 4th November 2019 @delarabur The European Green Deal does not just aim at combating the climate crisis. It’s also an opportunity for social change.
Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs
Milan, Oct 17 (AP/UNB) — European producers of premium specialty agricultural products like French wine, Italian Parmesan and Spanish olives are facing a U.S. tariff hike due Friday with a mix of trepidation and indignation at being dragged into a…
Europe’s record-setting heatwave to spike even higher
A dangerously intense heatwave across much of Europe is to spike even higher today after already breaking records in several countries, impacting rail traffic and sending people in search of shade and water. Paris was expected to see the mercury…