The state of panic created by the COVID-19 pandemic illustrates how vulnerable our world is and that it is perhaps time to reassess our priorities. In spite of its famous
The acceptance of genetically engineered food is a divisive topic that is deeply embedded in the ongoing debate around climate change, sustainability and food security. Despite studies finding that genetically
With Kellogg’s decision to adopt the much-debated Nutri-Score labelling scheme for its cereal products, the already polarising debate in the EU regarding different food labelling schemes is only set to
After tense all-night talks in Brussels, the council of European ministers agreed on 2020 catch limits for Europe’s most important fish stocks early on Wednesday 20 December. While ministers believe
The European Parliament (EP) is split on whether or not to pass a resolution today that would declare a global climate emergency before a critical UN summit next week. The
To date, the impacts of climate change on health have been relatively neglected in EU policy. Now, a landmark study by the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) has raised
Environmental pollutants have a large impact on children’s health in Europe, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (1).
Many European rivers and canals are contaminated with pesticides, according to a new analysis slated for publication on 20 June in Science of the Total Environment, a peer-reviewed journal (1).
In an effort to foster collaboration among academic networks of the EU, four universities in Europe are leading the charge in forming a “4EU” alliance for the betterment of research
With the launch of the WiFi4EU programme, the European Union is pledging €120 million to be put towards free, public Wi-Fi in municipalities across Europe, for the benefit of citizens,