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Released: 17-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST
Green growth loses weight as a consensus position in the European Parliament
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Politicians in the European Parliament are supportive of post-growth and ecosocialist positions to tackle the climate crisis, and not only green growth. This is the main conclusion of a study carried out by researchers at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB) and the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), published this week in the journal Nature Sustainability, which analyzes viewpoints of political elites on degrowth and green growth.

Newswise: New study reveals alarmingly massive economic costs of biological invasions to the European Union
Released: 13-Jun-2023 1:15 PM EDT
New study reveals alarmingly massive economic costs of biological invasions to the European Union
Flinders University

A new scientific study published in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe sheds light on the stark economic cost resulting from biological invasions in the European Union.

Released: 13-Jun-2023 10:15 AM EDT
WIMBY: Engaging communities for the acceptance and adoption of wind energy in the EU
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

IIASA researchers are participating in a new Horizon Europe project that will develop innovative tools to facilitate citizens and stakeholders’ interaction in new onshore and offshore wind power deployments.

Released: 12-Jun-2023 8:05 AM EDT
Ukraine Refugees Could Boost Europe’s GDP
North Carolina State University

New research suggests the influx of Ukrainian refugees across Europe will improve long-term GDP for European countries that invest in infrastructure and other capital improvements. However, countries receiving Ukrainian refugees will likely face significant costs in the short term.

Released: 12-May-2023 3:30 PM EDT
Immigration Nation: Research and Experts

Title 42, the United States pandemic rule that had been used to immediately deport hundreds of thousands of migrants who crossed the border illegally over the last three years, has expired. Those migrants will have the opportunity to apply for asylum. President Biden's new rules to replace Title 42 are facing legal challenges. Border crossings have already risen sharply, as many migrants attempt to cross before the measure expires on Thursday night. Some have said they worry about tighter controls and uncertainty ahead. Immigration is once again a major focus of the media as we examine the humanitarian, political, and public health issues migrants must go through.

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Released: 21-Apr-2023 3:10 PM EDT
TRANSCRIPT AND VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Event for April 21: Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

Researcher will discuss the study which involved a sleeping aid known as suvorexant that is already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for insomnia, hints at the potential of sleep medications to slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Newswise: Study compares NGO communication around migration
Released: 15-Mar-2023 7:05 AM EDT
Study compares NGO communication around migration
Iowa State University

A new study compares the communication strategies of NGOs working on migration issues in two neighboring countries, Turkey and Bulgaria. The research findings highlight how the specific political and cultural context of a country affects an organization’s messaging.

Released: 2-Mar-2023 9:55 AM EST
FSU political science professor available for context on Northern Ireland trade deal
Florida State University

By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 28, 2023 | 12:36 pm | SHARE: The United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) announced Monday that they have reached an agreement on Northern Ireland trade issues, which became a major sticking point in post-Brexit negotiations.Florida State University Associate Professor Sean Ehrlich is available to provide context on the Northern Ireland trade deal.

Newswise: Brittle concrete walls: Empa researchers find the cause
Released: 20-Dec-2022 4:05 AM EST
Brittle concrete walls: Empa researchers find the cause
Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

After extensive analyses, Empa researchers found the cause of the concrete scandal in County Donegal, Ireland, where structural damage has been causing red faces and protests for years: Concrete walls of thousands of houses are riddled with cracks, necessitating expensive repairs or even demolition.

Released: 16-Dec-2022 11:55 AM EST
Fostering policy dialogue and knowledge exchange of pollinator protection: new Safeguard policy brief
Pensoft Publishers

The EU project Safeguard released its first policy brief with study-based policy recommendations as part of the 15th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

Released: 10-Nov-2022 8:05 AM EST
Protecting and connecting nature across Europe
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

The Horizon Europe NaturaConnect Project will support European Union governments and other public and private institutions in designing a coherent, resilient and well-connected Trans-European Nature Network.

Released: 3-Oct-2022 3:20 PM EDT
New technologies for remote biodiversity monitoring
Pensoft Publishers

Unbiased, integrated and regularly updated biodiversity and ecosystem service data is necessary for the creation of comprehensive EU policies. Despite this, efforts to monitor animals and plants remain spatially and temporally fragmented.

Released: 8-Aug-2022 7:05 AM EDT
Cut tax incentives and multinational firms will cut investment and employment
University of Iowa Tippie College of Business

A new study from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business finds that when the European Union overruled tax incentives offered by four European countries to U.S. multinationals, subsidiaries of those firms reduced their investment by an average of $7.6 million.

Released: 22-Jul-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Evidence that asylum seekers are facing human rights violations in Croatia is now incontestable, says new study
University of Nottingham

Every week, hundreds of asylum seekers are facing extreme forms of police brutality, as well as being forcibly expelled from the EU without having their asylum claims processed by Croatian authorities, new independent research has found.

Newswise: Data Governance Mapping Project Finds Most Countries Struggle to Govern Data
Released: 13-Jul-2022 9:55 AM EDT
Data Governance Mapping Project Finds Most Countries Struggle to Govern Data
George Washington University

A new report from the George Washington University’s Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub finds that some 68 countries and the European Union struggle to govern various types of data in a comprehensive, democratic and accountable manner. The researchers argue that this failure has huge implications for governance of technologies — such as artificial intelligence and augmented/virtual reality — which comprise the next phase of the internet.

Released: 28-Apr-2022 5:45 PM EDT
Import tariffs: an alternative to a European energy embargo against Russia
University of Cologne

Tariffs on Russian energy imports could provide the EU with a lever to reduce Russia’s financial gains from its oil and gas exports and allow it to flexibly react to Moscow’s actions in Ukraine, a team of economists from the European think tank Bruegel, Harvard, and the University of Cologne propose in a letter to Science and in a working paper.

Released: 24-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Released: 20-Aug-2021 12:25 PM EDT
How well did the EU respond to the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic? Experts now give their verdict

A new study in Frontiers in Public Health presents a review of expert opinions on the achievements and shortcomings of the European Union’s (EU) COVID-19 response.

Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

Released: 21-Jul-2021 11:25 AM EDT
In Wake of European Commission Fines on Carmakers, Economists Assess the Societal Cost of Corporate Collusion on Emissions Technology
University at Albany, State University of New York

There are several ways for a business to make a dollar, and an often illegal one is collusion among corporations. But the usual practice is an agreement to keep prices high or quantities low. Less investigated, however, is collusion on non-compliance of regulations — and in the auto industry, those often mean environmental regulations.

Released: 18-Mar-2021 1:25 PM EDT
COVID-19 denial depends on a population's trust in social institutions
National Research University - Higher School of Economics (HSE)

An international team of scholars studied how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Europeans' stress levels and their trust in their national governments and the healthcare systems.

Released: 25-Feb-2021 11:10 AM EST
European unions’ support varies for precarious workers
Cornell University

In many cases, unions in Europe have helped nonunionized workers whose jobs are precarious, according to new Cornell University research.

Released: 14-Oct-2020 12:45 PM EDT
Endocrine Society welcomes European Commission’s chemical strategy
Endocrine Society

The Endocrine Society welcomed the European Commission’s new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability and its measures to protect the public from endocrine-disrupting chemicals. The communication was released Wednesday as part of the European Green Deal.

Released: 19-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
Warwick experts explore what economic policy should look like after Brexit
University of Warwick

Opinion formers and policy experts welcomed Which way now? Economic policy after a decade of upheaval, a new report from the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE), launched last night [12] with a panel debate at the University of Warwick.

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