France

Will France’s New Airline Tax Help Decarbonise the Skies?

Air travel is a major contributor to pollution and global climate change. In order to make the sector pay its…

“We Want to Defuse the Crisis.” EU Tries to Salvage the Iran Deal Amid Rising Temperatures

Once the USA exited the JCPoA (The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) in May, 2018 – commonly referred to as…

Preventing Future Shocks Means Adapting Banks Now

The sovereign debt crisis ended years ago, but the scars remain. Dissatisfaction with the way countries handled the crisis was…

The EU Came Together Over Top Picks, but Parliament Remains Internally Divided

“The European Council has agreed on the future leadership of the EU institutions”, said Donald Tusk, chairman of the EU…

France Tackles Reproductive Rights, Launching a Series of Reforms

Coming right on time for Paris’ yearly Pride Parade, the French government has announced its intentions to end one discriminatory…

From the Sixth South EU Summit to the EU Council Meeting

On Friday, June 14th, Malta played host to the Sixth South EU Summit – also known as the Southern EU…

France Leads Fight to Transform Fashion Industry’s Wasteful Footprint

The facts when it comes to the fashion industry’s impact on the global environment are staggering. From producing vast amounts…

What to Expect From the 6th South EU Summit?

Coming on the heels of the European Parliament elections – and mere days prior to the EU Council meeting –…

Forging Ahead, France and New Zealand Unveil the Christchurch Call to Counter Online Hate and Violence

Earlier this month, France’s Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern, unveiled a new joint plan to eliminate extremism shown…

As the Dust Settles, a New EU Emerges

Normally a sleepy election, this year’s European Parliament elections feature higher turnout than seen in years, hitting 51 percent in…
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