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EU’s Effort Sharing Decision Initiative on its way to reduce carbon emissions by 15 percent by 2020 

Tuesday 23 October 2018 | Kashyap Raibagi
| VoxEurop

The European Union (EU) has set its climate change mitigation objective for 2020, committing itself to reduce its Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 20 percent compared with 1990 levels.


The average temperature in 11 Bulgarian cities has increased by more than 1°C since 2000  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rosen Bossev
| Capital

Since the beginning of the 21st century, the average temperature in eleven Bulgarian cities has increased by more than one degree compared to the average temperature throughout the 20th century.


Where temperatures in Germany are rising the fastest  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Marcel Pauly
| Der Spiegel

Global warming has reached Germany: everywhere the temperature is rising. We reveal which regions have recorded the strongest increases.


How many hot days do your kids face compared to your childhood?  Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Antonio Hernández
Antonio Villarreal
Daniele Grasso
| El Confidencial

Climate change doesn’t only affect polar bears. The rise in temperatures affects academic performances and hospital admissions, and many Spanish cities suffer more than any others in Europe.


European cities are becoming hotter. Portugal is at the bottom of the list   Large investigation

Monday 22 October 2018 | Rita Marques Costa
| Público

In Évora the temperature rose by almost one degree. Cities in Nordic countries, Eastern Europe and Southern Spain warmed the most.


EU sets new – though insufficient – limits for cars’ greenhouse gas emissions  in depth

Tuesday 16 October 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop
EUobserver

The new caps for CO2 emissions approved by the member states are ambitious, though not enough to counter the current trend in global warming.


The end of the Swiss tax haven?  in depth

Tuesday 02 October 2018 | Antoine Vergely
| VoxEurop

European banking activity is stalling in Switzerland, such that the country appears to be a less and less profitable financial centre.


Without EU quotas, sugar sector struggles with low prices  in depth

Saturday 29 September 2018 | Peter Teffer
| EUobserver
VoxEurop

The outlook for the European sugar sector is not good at the moment, according to the director-general of the European Association of Sugar Manufacturers (CEFS).


Data show no direct correlation between number of refugees and populist vote 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

Post-vote analysis in Sweden show that there seems to be no direct correlation between the number of refugees living in a given city and the increase in the ballots casted for the Sweden Democrats


Europe is getting warmer, and it’s not looking like it’s going to cool down anytime soon  Large investigation

Monday 24 September 2018 | Nicolas Kayser-Bril
| Journalism++
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An exclusive analysis of over 100 million meteorological data points shows that every major city in Europe is warmer in the 21st century than it was in the 20th. Subarctic regions, Andalusia and southern Romania are most affected.