The Future Is in Nuclear Energy

Why are wind and sun as renewable energy sources less environmentally acceptable and economically less profitable than nuclear energy, and how much France as an example can help us in the strategy of developing the power system, explains Professor Milenko Djuric, PhD. Switching to the use of renewable energy sources, …

Marked Improvement in Europe’s Air Quality Over Past Decade

The EEA’s ‘Air quality in Europe — 2020 report’ shows that six Member States exceeded the European Union’s limit value for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in 2018: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Italy, Poland, and Romania. Only four countries in Europe — Estonia, Finland, Iceland and Ireland — had fine particulate matter …

Winners of EEA’s “REDISCOVER Nature”

A praying mantis in Cyprus, a huddle of butterflies resembling a flower, galloping Galician horses and an alpine sunset in Slovakia are the winners of this year’s European Environment Agency’s ‘REDISCOVER Nature’ photo competition announced today. The five winning photos were selected from a record entry of more than 2.800 …

Say NO to a toxic Europe!

We call on you to guarantee that the new EU Chemicals Strategy protects our health and the environment, and fully lives up to the Commission’s commitments towards the zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment. The new strategy must rely upon scientific evidence about all health and environmental effects of …

Ireland: Some Residents Replace School Buses With Bike Buses

Society has had to adapt to the covid era in a variety of ways. One solution out of Ireland, though, seemed too cool to pass up. Naturally, it’s a bit stressful having kids go back to school, and many systems have had to be put into place to prevent the …

Investments in Better Living Conditions and Sustainable Solutions

KfW is a financial institution for domestic business, namely in Germany, but also for countries in the processes of development and transition. In addition to its headquarter in Frankfurt, it has regional offices in almost 70 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and South-East Europe. KfW Development Bank acts on …