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Hydrogen cars may be the future – they are not yet the present  in depth

Friday 30 November 2018 | Peter Teffer
Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

The European consumer is hardly buying any hydrogen cars, despite the EU's belief that it has a potential to reduce the use of fossil fuels.


Fighting poverty, an increasingly uphill battle in Europe 

Friday 30 November 2018 | Astrid Gruyelle
| Alternatives Economiques

The European Social model is pretty much on its last leg. Over the last few years, social transfers granted by the member states of the European Union are increasingly losing their ability to reduce poverty.


Europe: the winners and losers in the fight against tax evasion 

Thursday 29 November 2018 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

How can the dubious tax practices of GAFA and European businesses be challenged? One of the responses proposed by the European Union involves a project called CCCTB. 


EDJNet's collaborative investigation on climate change in Europe - an infographic  Large investigation

Wednesday 28 November 2018 | Roberta Bertoldi
| OBC Transeuropa

The European Data Journalism Network has recently published a collaborative investigation on the dramatic increase of average temperatures in Europe in the last century. The outcome was jointly published in 16 countries and 12 languages, and were republished by more than 100 European media outlets.


Electric fishing puts to the test a democratic and Green Europe 

Monday 26 November 2018 | Zoé Durand
| VoxEurop

French NGO Bloom has just revealed that the European Commission has allocated at least 21.5 million euro in subsidies to Dutch trawlers. The revelations throw a spotlight on what is at stake, both democratically and ecologically, for Europe.


Criminal offenses decreasing in Germany 

Saturday 24 November 2018 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

2017 was the year Germany recorded the lowest number of criminal offences since 1992. 


Public debt: Europe is not that scary 

Saturday 24 November 2018 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

After the subprime crisis, Europe experienced major disturbances due to international investors not believing that some Eurozone countries could pay off their public debt. So, what is state of affairs today?


Europe: 14 banks at risk 

Friday 23 November 2018 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

The current capital levels of 12 eurozone institutions, plus two British, appear to be insufficient.


French nuclear power: a European problem 

Thursday 22 November 2018 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

To decommission or not to decommission? In the next few days, the French government will announce if it will permanently decommission nuclear reactors as part of its “multi-annual energy plan” (PPE) for the years 2019-20281. This key guidance document, expected more than four months ago, will outline the trajectory of the country’s energy production and consumption within the context of its contribution to European climate efforts 2.


Better data can prevent violence against women  in depth

Wednesday 21 November 2018 | Carmen Aguilar
| VoxEurop

Lack of standardisation in reporting and cultural differences between Northern and Eastern European countries complicate efforts towards an effective response against gender-based violence.