July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”
UK’s Biggest-Ever Renewables Auction Is Also the Cheapest The biggest-ever UK renewables auction has awarded contracts to offshore wind at a record-low price. Putin’s War Threatens Europe’s Ambitious Climate Goals Russia’s invasion has forced several countries to burn more coal and build new gas facilities. Major US Petrochemical Hub Seeks Ban on New Solar Farms OneContinue reading “2022 First half of July – Here’s what else you need to know in Green”
June 20 Electoral setback | French President Emmanuel Macron’s reform agenda is in peril after his alliance failed to secure a majority in parliamentary elections, with strong showings by both the left and far right. As Ania Nussbaum and Samy Adghirni write, he’ll have a hard time passing legislation including plans to increase the retirementContinue reading “Bloomberg’s headlights for the third week of June 2022”
The Group of Seven summit or G7 facing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the ensuing economic and humanitarian fallout.
Communication kept open and Ukraine taking a major step toward joining the European Union whilst a debate about gender inequality takes place in China.
From the European Union’s executive arm deciding about Ukraine’s membership of the EU looking at the day the American democracy was undermined and giving the world how the United States is divided.
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HOW THE EU IS STRUCTURED TO SUPPORT BIG BUSINESS To understand the EU’s neo-liberal character and why it enforces austerity so rigorously, we have to go back to the Single European Act of 1986. This set the legal framework for the EU as it exists today.? The drafters of this…
June 02 Goats are giving firefighters in Northern California an assist Firefighters in West Sacramento, California, have a not-so-secret weapon in their arsenal: goats. Lots and lots of goats. The city regularly uses hundreds of goats to clear out weeds, high grass, and other dry brush that could easily go up in flames. The goatsContinue reading “Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 June 02 – June 08”
After weeks of deadlock, European Union leaders finally agreed to shut off the flow of most of the oil they buy from Russia. Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo signaled it was “the provisional end point” of what he could agree to in the energy sphere.
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