Europe's Crucial Year: Will It Rise to the Challenge? – Knowledge@Wharton

Europe's Crucial Year: Will It Rise to the Challenge? – Knowledge@Wharton

As Europe’s economy slows and Italy slips into recession, the Eurozone must continue to focus on economic reforms that have helped keep its economy on a steady keel in recent years, notes this opinion piece by Kalin Anev Janse, secretary general and a member of the management board of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), the Eurozone’s […]

Another climate target missed: Worst in Europe – Irish Examiner

Another climate target missed: Worst in Europe – Irish Examiner

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 – 12:00 AM Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, infuriated Brexiteers when he suggested there was a “special place in hell” for those who pushed for Brexit “without even a sketch of a plan”. European Council President Donald Tusk. It seems reasonable to suggest that the person who looks after […]

Bankers Are Circling Europe’s Growing Cannabis Market – Yahoo Finance

Bankers Are Circling Europe’s Growing Cannabis Market – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Investors who are eager for the cannabis industry in Europe to emulate the boom in pot-stock listings in Canada may not have much longer to wait, judging by the activities of investment bankers. Canaccord Genuity Inc., the biggest underwriter of stock offerings for weed-related companies, has appointed a head of European cannabis investment […]

Look at Everything Beneath Europe’s Clouds – Atlas Obscura

Look at Everything Beneath Europe’s Clouds – Atlas Obscura

There’s a lot going on down there. NASA Earth Observatory Europe is busy and bustling, of course, packed with people and plants, cities and farmland. All that action down below, though, is often obscured from the sky. Normally, Europe is cloudy this time of year, NASA reports, “when the jet stream often steers storm systems […]

Yamaha Tenere 700 Price In Europe Announced – NDTVAuto.com

Yamaha Tenere 700 Price In Europe Announced – NDTVAuto.com

The Yamaha Tenere 700 will be offered for sale online in Europe first, and will be available online for sale till July 2019. Yamaha has just announced the launch of the highly-anticipated Yamaha Tenere700, the middleweight adventure tourer which started as the Yamaha T7 Concept and will now be sold as the Yamaha Tenere 700. […]

Facebook's Sandberg threatened to pull investment from Europe and Canada if her demands were not met, documents say – Business Insider

Facebook's Sandberg threatened to pull investment from Europe and Canada if her demands were not met, documents say – Business Insider

Facebook threatened to pull investment projects from Europe and Canada if lobbying demands from COO Sheryl Sandberg were not met, according to court documents seen by Computer Weekly and The Guardian. In both cases, Sandberg told government officials from the European Union and Canada that if she did not receive certain reassurances then Facebook would […]

Europe criticised for being soft on Sisi's 'brutality' – Middle East Monitor

Europe criticised for being soft on Sisi's 'brutality' – Middle East Monitor

Former Egyptian minister of planning and international cooperation Amr Darrag has criticised Europe’s gentle response to President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s “brutality”. In an article published by Euronews, Darrag wrote that the latest execution of Egyptian youths was “proof that the ‘hidden war’ General-turned-President Sisi is waging in Sinai, whose ostensible aim is to end the […]

Drones rescue last physical proof of Jewish life in European towns – Haaretz

Drones rescue last physical proof of Jewish life in European towns – Haaretz

Every genealogist knows that a cemetery is not only a place of the dead. Valuable information is engraved on the headstones, which often is used to help solve family mysteries and centuries-old historical riddles. Accordingly, many genealogists have welcomed a new project that is enlisting drones and other technological means as part of the mission […]

Renewables super grid proposed to solve Europe's energy dilemma – RenewEconomy

Renewables super grid proposed to solve Europe's energy dilemma – RenewEconomy

A pan-European electricity system powered by decentralised renewable energy supply and connected across a high-volume super grid has been described as the least-cost option to provide an optimal pathway to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement while at the same time solving key obstacles towards developing a functional European Energy Union. Researchers from Lappeenranta […]