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The World Bank focuses on the social and economic consequences of climate change: poverty, climate migrants, and premature deaths can be expected to increase.
Without a high enough carbon price, surplus emissions permits will remain high and the European carbon market will remain broken.
The debate on the need to establish a minimum salary at an EU level is facing up to the differences member states have on the issue
An overview of the distribution of wealth in Europe. What has changed from the 1980s to today?
By 2030, as many as 20 million manufacturing jobs will be lost to robots, according to a report published by Oxford Economics, a global forecasting company. Some people have already started to fight back – in the footsteps of the 19th-century Luddites – deliberately sabotaging the robots they work with on a daily basis. They are afraid that these robots will take over their jobs.
Security guards in Croatia suffer from harsh working conditions: extremely long work shifts, poor equipment, minimum salary. They are overburned and cannot have a proper private life, but they have little alternatives. Yet security business is flourishing in Europe, and companies make millions of revenues.
The Global Innovation Index by WIPO is the most comprehensive benchmark concerning innovation policies. Data relative to Europe highlight stark differences in the performance of states both across and within geographical areas.
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.
On August 20th, Greece stepped out from under the supervision of the Troika. Its intervention will go down in history as a model of what not to do when you really want to help a nation recover.
Since their accession to the European Union the Visegrad four and Baltic countries' economies have been growing significantly, mainly thanks to EU funds. But there are differences among the countries.