The Great Resignation continues. Why are US workers continuing to quit their jobs?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content If you’ve quit your job in the last year or two, then you’re part of what’s become known as the Great Resignation. It’s the term coined in 2021 to describe the record number […]

The US is to become the world’s top LNG exporter – and other stories about the global energy crisis this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Roberto Bocca, Head of Shaping the Future of Energy and Materials; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content 1. News in brief: Energy stories from around the world The United States is […]

What the US’ wasted truck space taught me about profitable sustainability

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Oren Zaslansky, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Flock Freight Business objectives beyond shareholder value—commonly packaged as ESG goals— typically elicit something between healthy skepticism and outright cynicism in C-Suites. As companies weigh their response and responsibility to the climate […]

EU welcomes access to US subsidy scheme for commercial vehicles

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. New guidance issued today by the US reaffirms that EU companies can benefit from the Commercial Clean Vehicle Credit scheme under the US Inflation Reduction Act. The EU welcomes this guidance, which reflects the constructive engagement as part of the EU-US Inflation Reduction Act […]

Joint EU-US statement following the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. 1. On 15 December 2022, the United States hosted the EU-U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs at Department of Homeland Security Headquarters in Washington D.C. The United States was represented by Secretary for Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and U.S. Attorney General Merrick […]

Data protection: Commission starts process to adopt adequacy decision for safe data flows with the US

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the European Commission launched the process towards the adoption of an adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework, which will foster safe trans-Atlantic data flows and address the concerns raised by the Court of Justice of the European Union in its Schrems […]

US banks brace for recession, and other economy stories you need to read this week

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall,Writer, Formative Content 1. US banks brace for recession The biggest US banks are bracing for a worsening economy next year as inflation threatens consumer demand. JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told CNBC that consumers and companies […]

EU-US Trade and Technology Council addresses common challenges and responds to global crises

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the EU and the US held the third Ministerial Meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in College Park, Maryland. The TTC is a key forum to deepen transatlantic cooperation to facilitate trade and develop global standards on technology and security. Geostrategic […]

From dinosaur footprints to US-EU data: The latest in artificial intelligence

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum 1. Biden administration implements US-EU data sharing framework US President Joe Biden signed an executive order last month that will see […]

How industrial clusters can help the US reach its net-zero targets

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Melissa Stark, Global Lead for Energy Transition and Net Zero Transition Services, Accenture, Joanna Kolomanska-Van Iperen, Lead, Energy, Materials Infrastructure Platform, World Economic Forum Geneva Industrial emissions account for almost a quarter of total emissions in the US. […]

What the world thinks about the new US electric vehicle tax plan

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Spencer Feingold, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum In August, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law in the United States, marking a major step by the US government towards decarbonising high-polluting industries and increasing green financing. […]

A tale of two US labour markets: How remote work could help break down barriers to employment

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Rand Ghayad, Head of Economics and Global Labor Markets, LinkedIn The labour market continues to show signs of substantial tightness. More workers have been leaving their jobs, and a good number of them have been quitting in less […]

The rise of ‘age-friendly’ jobs in the US 

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Daron Acemoğlu, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT, Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, London Business School, Nicolaj Søndergaard Mühlbach, Analytics Associate, McKinsey & Company Promoting more ‘age-friendly’ jobs, for which older workers have a comparative preference or advantage, might […]

California’s economy may surpass Germany’s, but what’s beneath the numbers?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John Letzing, Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum “The future always looks good in a golden land,” one of California’s most clear-eyed chroniclers wrote, “because no one remembers the past.” I lived a large chunk of my […]

Understanding the US ‘AI Bill of Rights’ – and how it can help keep AI Accountable

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Karen Silverman, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Cantellus Group, Benjamin Larsen, Project Lead, World Economic Forum Last week, the US […]

Competition: Second EU-US Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue consolidates international cooperation on competition policy and enforcement in technology sector

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, European Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, US Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan and the Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust of the US Department of Justice Jonathan Kanter met in Brussels for the second meeting of the EU-US Joint Technology Competition Policy Dialogue (‘TCPD’). […]

America’s smaller cities are embracing the knowledge economy and leading innovation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Craig Schwitter, Senior Partner and Chair of Global Board, Buro Happold, Alice Shay, Principal, Bruno Happold There’s a push and pull competition taking place between large coastal urban areas and small- to medium-sized cities in the United States. […]

From Hurricane Fiona to Ian: How disaster-hit areas can get the power back on and build resilience for next time

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amy White, Writer and Editor, Freelance, World Economic Forum, Shannon Engstrom, Specialist, Centre for Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum Geneva Extreme weather events such as hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and heat waves, are increasing in intensity, frequency and […]

What we can learn about the future of digital assets regulation from recent US government reports

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sandra Waliczek, Blockchain and Digital Assets, World Economic Forum, Aiden Slavin, Project Lead, Crypto Impact and Sustainability Accelerator, World Economic Forum, Brynly Llyr, Head of Blockchain and Digital Assets, CISA, World Economic Forum On 16 September the White […]

Three laws will triple US climate change spending over the next decade

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Technology at a very early stage of development – or maybe not even invented yet – will be vital for the world to combat climate change. In the United States, policy-makers have […]

Half of US teens use the internet ‘almost constantly’. But where are they spending their time online?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content Almost half of US teenagers aged 13-17 say they are online “almost constantly”, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The most popular social media platforms among this age group are […]

The US is planting a billion trees to fight climate change

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stephen Hall, Writer, Formative Content Tree planting is the ‘most powerful solution in the fight against climate change’, an ETH Zürich scientist says. The US is aiming to plant 1 billion trees over the next 10 years to […]

Why the US Inflation Reduction Act is an important step in the transition to clean energy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Humzah Yazdani The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in the US in August 2022. It has the potential to significantly curb the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Its provisions pertaining to climate change mitigation, clean energy and […]

How city and state diplomacy can strengthen US foreign policy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Erin Bromaghim, Visiting Senior Fellow for City and State Diplomacy, Truman Center for National Policy City and state diplomacy is an important part of international cooperation, but right now it has no link to US foreign policy – […]

Jobs in renewable energy are growing in the US – here are the highlights

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content Green jobs grew across every US energy sector in 2021, a new report finds. Electric and hybrid vehicles defied the COVID-19 slowdown and continued to add jobs. In electricity generation, solar was […]

Black communities in the US will be hardest hit by floods caused by climate change, say scientists

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content The risk of flooding in Black US neighbourhoods is predicted to rise at least 20% by 2050, experts are predicting. Scientists based their research on new flood risk maps that detail the […]

Readout of EU-US Task Force on European Energy Security Meeting

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The EU-US Task Force on European Energy Security met virtually on June 22, 2022 convened by co-chairs Amos Hochstein, US Senior Advisor for Energy Security, and Björn Seibert, Head of Cabinet of the European Commission President, and under the leadership of Ditte Juul Jørgensen, […]

California’s road map to net-zero can be a blueprint for other regions

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pedro J. Pizarro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Edison International, and a Vice Chairman, Edison Electric Institute Climate warnings from the IPCC highlight the urgent need to cut global emissions. The US state of California is making great […]

European Commission and United States sign cooperation arrangement on preparedness and response to public health threats

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following the statement by President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden marking the second Global COVID-19 Summit, the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have signed an arrangement to strengthen cooperation on preparedness and response to […]

Cost of living: This chart shows how the price of products has risen in the US

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Kate Whiting, Senior Writer, Formative Content An economist has warned that the US is on the verge of a ‘cost of living’ crisis due to rapid inflation. Food prices increased by 9.4% on average in the year to […]

EU-US Trade and Technology Council: strengthening our renewed partnership in turbulent times

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The EU and the US have today reaffirmed their close cooperation to address global trade and technology challenges in line with their shared commitment to democracy, freedom and human rights. Meeting at the second Ministerial Meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in […]

These US cities are producing the most solar energy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Stefan Ellerbeck, Senior Writer, Formative Content Solar power continues to expand rapidly in the US, a new report says. Nine cities now have more solar power than the entire country did a decade ago. There is now enough […]

The US must rethink how it uses and reuses wastewater

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Fidan Karimova, Practice Leader, Global Sustainability, Water Environment Federation & Jessie Israel, Puget Sound Conservation Director, The Nature Conservancy More than 80% of the world’s sewage gets discharged into waterways, which pollutes lakes, rivers, and the ocean. A […]