Here’s how to build better public transport after COVID-19

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Vinod Bijlani, AI and IoT Practice Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Commuters are wary of returning to public transport in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic; Technologies such as AI and the Internet of Things can help detect an […]

Collective action to enable sustainable growth will be critical to end tropical deforestation

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Justin Adams, Executive Director, Tropical Forest Alliance, World Economic Forum The dual crises of climate change and biodiversity loss cannot be solved without stopping tropical deforestation. Sustainable land use practices must replace commodity based industries to protect rainforests […]

Employment and Social Developments in Europe review: why social fairness and solidarity are more important than ever

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today, the Commission’s services have published the 2020 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review dedicated to the theme of social fairness and solidarity. The review provides evidence-based analysis on how to achieve greater fairness across the EU in the […]

State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation procedure into measures in favour of Béziers airport in France and Ryanair

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether operating aid granted to Béziers airport and marketing and airport services agreements concluded between Ryanair and the Béziers airport operators are in line with EU State aid rules. Béziers airport is a regional […]

The Arctic is having holes stabbed through it at an alarming rate

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Senior Writer, Formative Content Abrupt melting of the permafrost layer is leading to erosion, landslides and craters in the Arctic landscape. As the permafrost melts, greenhouse gases are released into the environment. Current climate change forecasts […]