Europe must embrace GMOs to address the UN SDGs

26 November 2019

Jonathan D.G Jones argues why the EU should replace chemistry-based agriculture with genetic methods.

Europe should strengthen its relations with Morocco

22 November 2019

Morocco is a strong EU ally in tackling two important problems: illegal immigration and terrorism’, writes Yossi Lempkowicz.

Africa: Why the EU must not get left behind

21 November 2019

With global interest in the continent growing in recent years, from Japan to Turkey, Russia to India, the EU will have to get in line, argues Dr Lubinda Haabazoka.

New datasets to understand wildfires and river flows

6 November 2019

Francesca Di Giuseppe and Christel Prudhomme, from the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), explain how new data can help in the fight against climate change.

What is Direct Selling?

29 October 2019

Marie Lacroix gives us the lowdown on direct selling and what it means for consumers.

Why the Middle East is fast becoming a hub of artificial intelligence

28 October 2019

The recent announcement that the world’s first university dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) will open its doors in Abu Dhabi in 2020 marks the latest move in the Middle East’s growing...

Solving Yemen’s intractable war

22 October 2019

James Wilson explains how a negotiator could play a key role in the UN’s plan for solving the crisis in Yemen.

Making Europe a smoke-free environment

21 October 2019

Maximilian Kunisch debunks claims made by a smokers’ campaign that current European smoking and vaping regulation is “extreme” and “worrying”.

To save the EU from collapse, we must reinvent democracy

16 October 2019

Dr. Saqib Qureshi explains why governments should look at what works in the private sector and use that to enhance the public sector.

New EU life sciences and biotech strategy would help people and the planet

15 October 2019

The EU must embrace biotech’s potential to help make Europe the world’s first carbon neutral continent, argues Joanna Dupont Inglis.

Zero Zone - Brewing a better Europe

14 October 2019

The new European Commission is planning to turn young peoples’ aspirations into action, making clear that this mandate aims to provide answers to key issues facing all European citizens. ...

International E-Waste Day 2019: A pension plan for appliances

14 October 2019

Watch the latest video from APPLiA, explaining how 'circular culture' works and what is needed from policymakers to make it a reality.

Global Fertilizer Day: Meeting future food needs

10 October 2019

Jacob Hansen explains how the fertilizer industry’s Feeding Life 2030 vision can continue feeding plants, farmers, people and Europe’s economy while responding to fundamental societal...

Empty stadiums and empty promises

4 October 2019

The failures of the IAAF World Championships began long before the games themselves, says Human Rights without Frontiers’ Willy Fautre.

Fighting inequalities in childhood cancer

2 October 2019

Childhood cancer care continues to suffer from widespread inequalities, says Pamela Kearns.

Investing in the solutions Europe needs

2 October 2019

Innovative solutions, both technological and legislative, can help enable the EU’s energy transition.

Public authorities falling short in fight against asthma and COPD

27 September 2019

A new report by the European Federation of Allergy and Airways Diseases Patients’ Associations (EFA) takes a close look at asthma and COPD care across Europe.

How cities can lead the sustainability transition

24 September 2019

We need to rethink our relationship with nature when building cities, argue Marc Palahí, Stefano Boeri, Maria Chiara Pastore and Vicente Guallart.

Breaking down barriers in the quest to cure Alzheimer’s

23 September 2019

Innovation can change the maths of Alzheimer’s disease. But to do that, governments need to change the maths for...