by Jeff Spross Posted on June 30, 2014
By sharing revenue from the European Union's carbon trading system, France thinks it can get less wealthy and more coal-dependent countries on board with Europe-wide cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 24, 2014 Updated: June 23, 2014
Migrants held in Libya report guards abusing them in such brutal ways as hanging them "upside down from trees and whipping them."
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 12, 2014 Updated: June 12, 2014
The best-selling author isn't on board with the idea of an independent Scotland.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 11, 2014
It's the latest European nation, after Denmark, to do so, adding its momentum to efforts in the E.U. parliament, China, and here in the United States.
by Ben Norton, Shannon Greenwood Posted on May 30, 2014
Last week's European Parliament elections saw the gains of some less than sane parties.
by Matt Browne - Guest Contributor Posted on May 28, 2014 Updated: September 8, 2014
The 2014 European Parliament elections make dim reading for progressives. Beyond the headlines, however, significant successes provide hope and direction for the future.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 13, 2014 Updated: May 14, 2014
Google must now let users delete links about themselves that come up in search results, but only in select cases.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 3, 2014
Around 225 million metric tons of the EU's waste from agriculture, forestry, and municipal garbage could be sustainably converted to biofuel annually, a new study finds.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on February 23, 2014
President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kyiv and parliament voted in an acting president this weekend but the future of Ukraine is full of unknowns.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 14, 2014 Updated: February 16, 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.