Videos


Is there a glut of credit in Europe?

Monday 30 December 2019 | Christian Chavagneux
| Alternatives Economiques

The European Central Bank is flooding the continent with liquidity. Will this lead to a future financial crisis?


European bees

Friday 27 December 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

There are almost 2000 species of bees in Europe, and at least 9% of them are threatened. What can be done by the EU institutions?


What Europe will believe in 2050

Friday 20 December 2019 | Weronika Fabjańska
| BiQdata

According to forecasts by the PEW Research Centre, in three decades the number of Christians will decrease, but still, they will be a majority in almost all European countries.


Land artificialization in Europe: where will it end?

Thursday 12 December 2019 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

In Europe, 4.2 per cent of the surface is artificialized by humans. The EU's objective is to halt all new artificialization of land by 2050, but the deadline seems a long way off.


Is the EU carbon market serving its purpose?

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

The EU emissions trading system has reached its 2020 reduction target as early as 2017. But it still needs to fix one problem to be truly efficient. 


Will organic food feed the Europeans?

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Organic food consumption has increased by more than 80% in seven years. To meet the demand, European countries are devoting more land to organic farming. What environmental impact does it have?


Equality bodies in Europe

Wednesday 04 December 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

Equality bodies are national institutions that tackle discrimination in society. Building on Equinet data, OBCT has developed an Index to assess the effectiveness of these institutions.


Are the rich getting richer in Europe?

Monday 02 December 2019 | Laurent Jeanneau
| Alternatives Economiques

An overview of the distribution of wealth in Europe. What has changed from the 1980s to today?


Are migrants trying to get to Europe en masse?

Saturday 09 November 2019 | Xavier Molénat
Céline Mouzon
| Alternatives Economiques

Compared to 2015, the number of asylum applicants in EU countries dropped by half in 2018. Europe is far from being the first refuge for forcibly displaced persons: 80% of them are hosted in countries of the Global South.


Should Europe ban large ships?

Tuesday 22 October 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Cruise ships, tankers, and giant container ships run on heavy fuel oil. On a global scale, sea transport emits nearly a billion tonnes of CO2 each year: five times more than rail, four and a half times less than cars. How to achieve “zero carbon” in shipping by 2050?