4 ways to store renewable energy that don’t involve batteries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ian Shine, Senior Writer, Formative Content Giant bricks are not what most people think of when they hear the words “energy storage”, but they are a key element of a gravity-based system that could help the world manage an […]

Nature tech – what is it and why is it important for climate and nature?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lucy Almond, Chair, Nature4Climate Coalition and Head of Communications, Nature Pillar, World Economic Forum, Tony Lent, Co-founder, Capital for Climate Nature is a vital resource, necessary for our health, livelihoods, and well-being – it is the physical world in […]

From stricter reporting rules to a new cyber threat hub, the EU is upgrading its cybersecurity law

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, Filipe Beato, Lead, Centre for Cybersecurity, World Economic Forum The European Union is set to make major upgrades to its bloc-wide cybersecurity framework for the first time in years. In November, the […]

Social Treatment to Diabetes: Battling Internal and External Stigma to Combat Discrimination and Alleviate Diabetes Distress

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Anthony Collins, a fourth year Medical Student from UWI Mona in Kingston, Jamaica. He is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

Social Treatment to Diabetes: What improvements should be performed in order to combat discrimination and alleviate diabetes distress?

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Alifya Rafifah Tarwandi, a third-year medical student in Andalas University in Padang, Indonesia. She is affiliated with the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writers and do not necessarily reflect […]

This is best practice for using facial recognition in law enforcement

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lofred Madzou, Project Lead, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum, John Riemen, Lead Biometric Specialist, Center for Biometrics, Netherlands Police, Sébastien Louradour, Independent AI Governance Consultant,, Luc Garcia, Face Examiner, International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), Odhran […]

Linking HIV prevention with SRHR

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Dhwani Gandhi, a 1st year medical student studying in MP SHAH medical college, Jamnagar. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

Thinking throughout HIV: changing a perspective

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Adrian Goss, a second-year medical student at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, Poland. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily […]

State aid: Commission approves €6 billion German measure to recapitalise Lufthansa

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute €6 billion to the recapitalisation of Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH), the parent company of Lufthansa Group. The measure was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as […]

Road safety: Europe’s roads are getting safer but progress remains too slow

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Compared to previous years, fewer people lost their lives on EU roads in 2019, according to preliminary figures published today by the European Commission. An estimated 22 800 people died in a road crash last year, almost 7 000 fewer fatalities than in 2010 – a […]