EU member states and the European Parliament have agreed to a 37.5 percent reduction in CO2 output for new cars by 2030. A 31 percent cut for utility vehicles is also planned.
Slovenia, towards the future of droughts and floods
Tuesday 08 January 2019 |
Lenart J. Kučić
| Pod črto
In the coming years, Slovenian citizens will experience a whole range of negative effects of climate change, including heat waves, winters without snow, droughts, floods and other extreme weather events
Since 2007, spending on social programs within the EU has shown large contrasts, particularly between East and West. Repercussions of the 2008 crisis are clearly visible, as are policy changes in some countries.
The murders of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galicia and Slovak reporter Jan Kuciak have made a sensation, but after almost a year they remain unsolved. These are not exceptions: 9 out of 10 crimes committed in the world against journalists go unpunished.
According to a new Bertelsmann report, “nostalgia” can be framed as a political tool to expand electoral bases. But how does the European geography of nostalgia look like? And how do political views of nostalgic and non-nostalgic persons differ?
One European in six experience mental health problems, and this comes at a cost. On average, mental illness costs EU countries more than 4% of GDP.
Since some of the world’s largest gas reserves were discovered in Cyprus, the island has been coveted by fossil-fuel giants. The situation is burdening delicate negotiations on reunification.
| Alternatives Economiques
Over the past few years, the popularity of precarious employment in Europe has been growing, including everything from temporary jobs, to atypical jobs, to independent jobs, and even “on call” work.
Migrating to reproduce
Wednesday 12 December 2018 |
Each year thousands of Europeans go abroad to undergo fertility treatment. A two-month investigation analyses what is known and what remains to be discovered about this largely hidden phenomenon.
The visualisations of urban public space are an important part of the process of creating collective memory and imagining (a different) future. In the toponymy of Croatian cities there is almost no trace of women. In 55 out of the 64 cities included in our analysis, the percentage of streets named after women is lower than 5 percent.