#European Union

  • Article: 60% of Europe's Lakes and Rivers Are Failing Pollution Tests
    Environment

    60% of Europe's Lakes and Rivers Are Failing Pollution Tests

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    We have to step up for our own well-being and the health of our waters. Read more

  • Article: European Countries Are About to Decide the Future for Vulnerable Refugees. And No One's Talking About It.
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    European Countries Are About to Decide the Future for Vulnerable Refugees. And No One's Talking About It.

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    Children, families, people with disabilities, and victims of torture need a safe home. Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: UK Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Avoid Steep Air Pollution Fines
    Environment

    UK Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Avoid Steep Air Pollution Fines

    By Joe McCarthy|May 22, 2018

    Critics say the plan is still inadequate. Read more

  • Article: The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution
    Environment

    The UK May Have to Pay a Multimillion-Euro Fine for Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2018

    “We have waited a long time and we cannot possibly wait any longer.” Read more

  • Article: The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides
    Environment

    The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 27, 2018

    Environmental campaigners described Friday’s decision as a “major victory.” Read more

  • Article: The EU Just Took a Major Step Toward Cutting Food Waste in Half by 2030
    Food & Hunger

    The EU Just Took a Major Step Toward Cutting Food Waste in Half by 2030

    April 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Billions of dollars worth of food are wasted every year, while millions are starving. Read more

  • Article: The EU Accepted More Than 500,000 Refugees in 2017
    Citizenship

    The EU Accepted More Than 500,000 Refugees in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|April 19, 2018

    Germany led the way. Read more