By Jeff Spross on February 14, 2014
Agreement in Denmark's parliament cleared the way for a legally binding greenhouse gas emission reduction target of 40 percent below 1990's levels by 2020.
By Hayes Brown on January 23, 2014
The Ukrainian government poured fuel onto the once waning protests in Kyiv last week, leading to the last few day's explosive confrontations.
By Jeff Spross on January 22, 2014
Environmental groups called the targets inadequate, but the framework does make the EU the first group of nations to pledge concrete cuts ahead of the 2015 climate talks.
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By Emily Atkin on November 27, 2013
“Hundreds of people are dying each year because of air pollution,” Deputy Marshal of the assembly Wojciech Kozak said in a statemen.
By Christopher Butterfield on November 7, 2013
The highest court in Europe has ruled that gay and lesbians fleeing persecution can apply for asylum.
By Bryce Covert on October 31, 2013
Europe just emerged from recession, but the unemployment figures show how much more work there is to be done.
By Alan Pyke on October 23, 2013
The policymakers behind European austerity have radically underestimated the harm it caused, according to their own economist.
By Joanna M. Foster on October 16, 2013
Romanian villagers block Chevron from drilling test wells for natural gas.
By Hayes Brown on October 11, 2013
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons winning the Nobel Peace Prize is no fluke in the history of the award.
By Bryce Covert on September 19, 2013
Another signal that austerity has proven to be the wrong course for the European Union.