#European Union

  • Article: Over 70% of Britons Care More About Climate Change Than Brexit

    Over 70% of Britons Care More About Climate Change Than Brexit

    July 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britons are "waking up to the devastating effects of the climate emergency." Read more

  • Article: Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action

    Young Voters Across Europe Led to a 'Green Wave' to Fight for Climate Action

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Green parties scored particularly high with young voters in Europe. Read more

  • Article: There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    There's Finally an Internationally Agreed Upon Definition of Sexism. Here's Why That Matters.

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|April 1, 2019

    We asked an expert why having a definition is such a big deal. Read more

  • Article: European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics With Historic Law

    European Parliament Votes to Ban Single-Use Plastics With Historic Law

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 27, 2019

    “This is essential for the planet.” Read more

  • Article: This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe

    This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 30, 2019

    Plastic pollution contaminates the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Are Donating €54 Million to EU Efforts to Improve Health in Africa

    Bill & Melinda Gates Are Donating €54 Million to EU Efforts to Improve Health in Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 24, 2018

    This pledge will help people in low-income African countries gain access quality health services. Read more

  • Article: European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 24, 2018

    The rules have the potential to be the most ambitious ban on plastics in the world. Read more

  • Article: EU Migrant Workers Contribute £2.3K More a Year to Britain Than UK Citizens

    EU Migrant Workers Contribute £2.3K More a Year to Britain Than UK Citizens

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 18, 2018

    People from the EU pay £78,000 more than they take out over a lifetime. Read more