Italy says no to the largest protected area in the Mediterranean
Monday 04 November 2019 |
A ban on trawling in reproduction areas brings fish stocks back to healthy levels. However, the Italian government is holding back impact assessments, forcing the European Commission to remove restrictions in the Strait of Otranto from the current Mediterranean plan.
SUVs: climate folly
Thursday 31 October 2019 |
| Alternatives Economiques
Heavy and polluting urban SUVs now represent 40% of new car sales worldwide.
Everything you ever wanted to know about EU infringement procedures
Thursday 24 October 2019 |
Daniele De Bernardin
InfringEye is a data-driven tool developed by EDJNet, making it easier for journalists and citizens to understand the EU's infringement mechanisms, and to monitor past and ongoing procedures. Here are some of the main findings.
The risks posed by 5-G driven smart cities
Sunday 13 October 2019 |
The 5G networks that are being deployed all around Europe can provide inhabitants of cities with sustainable living, reduced traffic and stringent security, but the technology can also determine a slippery slope towards mass surveillance.
Beware the no-deal!
Monday 07 October 2019 |
| Alternatives Economiques
The undoing of decades of UK-EU integration will mean huge economic disruption on both sides. The exit from the single market could mean a rise in tariffs of 4 to 5 per cent for the goods sold in Britain, and a drop of 7 per cent of British exports.
Is Chinese A.I. Bluffing its Way into Europe?
Thursday 03 October 2019 |
Locked for years in digital alienation, the EU has set a new standard on data protection and privacy, wrestling back some control from Silicon Valley. But with the coming of age of AI-based applications, Chinese firms strive in turn for a piece of the colony.
Is the EU failing Tunisia?
Friday 13 September 2019 |
Alexander Damiano Ricci
On September 15, Tunisia will held the second presidential election of its democratic history. What has the EU done to sustain the democratic transition? In the face of political commitments and economic resources flowing from Brussels to Tunis, progress is wanting.
How many Bulgarians live in Europe? And what are the trends in their mobility?
Tuesday 10 September 2019 |
Bulgaria is experiencing massive flows of emigration. Yet, not everyone goes away for the same reason, or moves to another EU country with the same life plans. The phenomenon is much more complicated.
Mediterranean refugees: death risk rising, asylum prospects sinking
Saturday 07 September 2019 |
In 2016 3230 people lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Since then the number of deaths has dropped – but the crossing is becoming ever more dangerous.
Ending overfishing in northern Europe: a fishy game
Monday 02 September 2019 |
The North Sea is no exception to the overfishing spree across Europe. As discussions are ongoing between Norway and the EU, scientists issue their latest warning on collapsing cod stocks.