Instead of fighting other countries, we should be fighting our overflowing landfills.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
Migrants in Sangatte, 2008.
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Little thought has been accorded to the way in which political and bureaucratic actors prioritise certain lives over others in their (non) decision-making.
On the fence.
As both beneficiary and victim of EU policies, yellowhammers are apt symbols for Brexit's divisions.
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban appearing before the European Parliament on September 11.
The proudly illiberal leader is forging new alliances ahead of European elections next year.
The Achilles' heel of law technologies: training. Only 10% of such initiatives are aimed at law students, so how should this issue be managed to win the AI race?
There is something deeply irrational about the food waste movement.
Are bulb bans a bright idea?
Encouraging people to buy LED bulbs is not a long-term solution. We need lighting which is kind to the planet and our health.
The transatlantic relationship can no longer be an engine of global democracy thanks to Donald Trump. So the EU must rethink its partnerships with other democratic powers.
Large-scale data collection and analysis can target consumer behaviour. Faced with the risk of drifts, transparency and ethics of algorithms become paramount.
The end roaming charges is not yet synonymous with total freedom.
Since 15 June 2017, roaming charges have been banned in the European Union. Are users necessarily beneficiaries of this measure?
Austerity measures, a refugee crisis and the UK's retreat have not dimmed most EU citizens' enthusiasm for the union.
The son of a cognac maker, Jean Monnet became a champion of a unified Europe after finding inspiration for a harmonious federalist model in Canada.
Fondation Jean Monnet
In the early 1900s, young Frenchman Jean Monnet travelled Canada and was inspired by its unique form of federalism. It helped fuel his interest in a unified Europe and a transatlantic community.
The EU has repeatedly placed great emphasis on the protection of geographical names like champagne and parmesan during trade negotiations.
Activists stage a demonstration against the so-called CETA trade deal outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, in February 2017.
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An imminent court ruling by the European Union will decide the future of the economic partnership between Canada and the EU. It has broader implications for multilateralism in international trade.
Heinz is why ketchup seemed to become distinctly American.
Canada recently slapped a tariff on US exports of the tomato-based condiment, and the EU plans to do the same, perhaps on the notion that it's distinctly American. In fact, ketchup’s origins are global, as are its fans.
If you believe everything you read, Germany is facing the abyss. But there's actually a lot to be hopeful about.
“No Linky” posters in Montreuil, near Paris. The first one reads “Linky: You can say no.” The second reads “Linky spies on your private life.” Some residents fear data surveillance rather than looking at possible advantages of smart meters.
A recent study suggests that smart meters can help households reduce their electricity use by as much as 5%. Are France’s anti-Linky households listening?
Trump and Merkel: Friends, foes or frenemies?
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The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
The UK government has consistently pledged freedom from European laws. It's clear now that the plan is no such thing.
Trump and Putin shake hands at the conclusion of their joint news conference.
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Research on proactive behavior shows it can help people perform better at their jobs. A failure to do so can be even more consequential.