Renewable Energy in the EU: A dam in Spain
The EU Committee on Industry, Research, and Energy agrees on increasing the overall share of renewable energy in European energy production. By 2030, 45% of energy demand is to be supplied from renewable sources. In...
Madrid: Spain announced taxes for big banks and energy companies' profits
"We will not allow the suffering of the many to become the advantage of the few," Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez declared Tuesday in his State of the Nation address. The Socialist head of government...
The EU Parliament agrees on the new directive for an adequate minimum wage. In the future, the cost of living, purchasing power, general economic growth and the wage structure of an EU member state will...
Spain obliges supermarkets, retailers and restaurants to reduce the amount of food waste. An average of 31 kilos of food per Spaniard ends up in the rubbish each year. The new rule requires edible goods...
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the liberation Sahrawi aeras of Western Sahara_Jaysen Naidoo_flickr
Western Sahara was a colony belonging to Spain until 1975, and was annexed by Morocco after the withdrawal of the Spanish, although this annexation is not recognized by most states. For 46 years, the Polisario...
Paris free drinking water
Tons of plastic drinking bottles end up in the trash. Especially in countries where people avoid tap water. Now the Paris waterworks want to motivate both locals and tourists to drink more tap water with...
Energy and power companies are among the biggest beneficiaries of the current crisis. Bills are skyrocketing for the population, while energy suppliers are making billions in profits. In Greece, energy companies must now pay 90...
Gas Prices Spain Protugal: A yellow cable car runs through the City of Porto
Spain and Portugal are the first in Europe to cap gas prices and make electricity cheaper by law. Starting in May, prices per megawatt hour will be lowered from €90 to €50. This is the...
global minimum tax rate: this picture shows a map of the world
EU Commission proposes directive to implement OECD agreement on global tax justice. Multinational corporations such as Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are to pay a minimum tax of 15 % in the future. A tax shifting...
A young man is kneeling in front of a small stream in the woods.
2.2 billion people in the world have only irregular access to clean water, including in Europe. While the EU is only hesitantly introducing improvements to secure the drinking water supply for the population, Slovenia is...