by Jeff Spross Posted on October 21, 2014
Professor Jim Skea recently told the BBC that cutting the E.U.'s carbon emissions only 40 percent by 2030 would leave its member countries poorly positioned to reach 80 or 95 percent by 2050.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 7, 2014
After years of intense lobbying from Canadian fossil fuel interests and government officials, the European Union has abandoned plans to label Canadian tar sands, or oil sands, as dirtier than other forms of crude oil.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on October 7, 2014
Amazon will face tough scrutiny as the European Commission investigates the online retailer for skirting tax laws to get tax subsidies.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on September 30, 2014
A major trade deal is sparking controversy for potentially lowering food safety standards in Europe.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 11, 2014
Standard economic modeling tends to be biased against emission cuts because they assume markets are already efficient. A more realistic analysis from Britain says otherwise.
by Matt Browne - Guest Contributor Posted on September 8, 2014
She's only 41, but she's about to become the face of the European Union's diplomatic efforts around the world.
by Katie Valentine Posted on July 23, 2014
The new goal will help the EU reduce its reliance on imported natural gas, according to the European Commission.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on July 22, 2014
The European Court of Justice Advocate General 's opinion could make gay asylum seeker's quest much easier.
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
Migrants held in Libya report guards abusing them in such brutal ways as hanging them "upside down from trees and whipping them."