Use Europe's Electricity Underuse To Promote Electric Cars

Use Europe's Electricity Underuse To Promote Electric Cars

Cars Published on April 15th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor April 15th, 2018 by Guest Contributor  Originally Published on EnergyPost.euby Christos Kolokathis and Michael Hogan Electricity distribution networks in Europe run at well below their full potential, finds a new study from the Regulatory Assistance Project […]

Europe to see first genetically engineered patients using gene-splicing therapy

Europe to see first genetically engineered patients using gene-splicing therapy

Europe will see its first genetically engineered patients using a groundbreaking gene-splicing therapy this year after regulators approved trials. The biotech company Crispr Therapeutics is hoping to cure the disease beta thalassaemia, a devastating blood disorder which reduces the production of haemoglobin, the protein which carries oxygen to cells. Without sufficient oxygen, sufferers can be left […]

Europe's new 'Eastern bloc'

Europe's new 'Eastern bloc'

PRAGUE — For Central and Eastern European countries, accession to the European Union has driven democratic reform and economic development. But after financial and refugee crises left the bloc reeling, the link between liberal democracy and social well-being is not as evident as it once was. As narratives of a decadent, failing West take hold, […]

Democracy's retreat in Europe

Democracy's retreat in Europe

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary in Budapest on April 10. (Lajos Soos/MTI/AP) If you are glum about the state of democratic institutions and norms in the United States, the state of democracy in Central and Eastern Europe should leave you thoroughly depressed. Freedom House is out with its annual report on the region, finding that illiberalism is the […]

Europe Is Due for a Cold Spell One of These Days

Europe Is Due for a Cold Spell One of These Days

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Remember that scene from The Day After Tomorrow where Dennis Quaid tells everybody about the breakdown of the Atlantic current that carries warm water north from the tropics? Sure you do. Within minutes, tornadoes are everywhere, tsunamis are destroying the coast, and New York City […]

European stocks slip as Syria anxiety 'takes center stage'

European stocks slip as Syria anxiety 'takes center stage'

European stocks lost ground Wednesday, as analysts said a U.S. military action against Syria was possible and could spook markets. A pan-European equity benchmark continued to show a small weekly gain, helped by worries receding over the ongoing trade skirmish between China and the U.S., the world’s two largest economies. How markets are moving The […]

Truman strike group departs for Middle East, Europe deployment this week

Truman strike group departs for Middle East, Europe deployment this week

Truman strike group departs for Middle East, Europe deployment this week The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group will depart Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Wednesday for a deployment to the Middle East and Europe. The aircraft carrier will be accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy and the guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh […]