Circular Ocean Creates Circular Economy

How pulling nets out of the sea becomes more than just that   [audio mp3="https://euroscopemag.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Final-Newsroom-Project-2018-01-16-11.02-PM.mp3"][/audio]     Approximately 8 million tons of plastic enter the sea each year. Does all of it just get left…

Goodbye, Dounreay: New jobs could be found in…

The nuclear site Dounreay is closing but new opportunities appear. The question is: Will it be enough to provide the locals at the northernmost point of the British mainland with a sustainable future? [caption id="attachment_8014"…

EU Talks Climate with California

Bilateral Cooperation in Carbon Trading Markets “What we saw in Bonn is that the Paris spirit is very much alive,” Anna-Kaiser Itkonen, Commission spokesperson for Climate Action and Energy, said referring to the Paris accord…

European Commission battles plastic waste

The European Commission has opted for a public awareness campaign in a battle to reduce the amount of plastic waste being dumped in the oceans within Europe. [caption id="attachment_7287" align="alignnone" width="600"] (Pixabay: hhach)[/caption] Vice President…

Loopholes in European esports gambling

The gambling industry adapts to the cross-border European digital sports market Confusion rests at the heart of projected revenue figures for esports gambling in 2017. Forecasters for the gambling industry project a worldwide revenue between…

EU’S GOT PLASTIC ON THE BRAIN

Marine pollution high on the political agenda as the European Union prepares to host ‘Our Ocean conference’. Plastic and pollution, two words that are synonymous these days. Plastic is the major contributor to marine pollution;…

Don’t waste your waste

Efficient waste management is a key component for closing the consuming circle, and a circular economy could boost EU’s economy with billions and benefit the environment. Ljubljana shows how it's possible. You might think your…

Growing Groningen

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=se27FcpqrKs#action=share[/embed] Alex Hendricks and Loly Velasco Out of the despair and misery caused by the earthquakes, came something special. That being an opportunity for Groningen to become a leading innovator and green energy producer. Something…

Shaking things up

The recent earthquakes that have hit Groningen these past few years have done more than shake the ground. They have shaken up people’s lives and the future of Groningen. Right now, The Netherlands is the…

Belfast Bikes towards Sustainability

[caption id="attachment_6462" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Belfast Bikes point, Queen’s University. Source: Emily Jarvie[/caption] The introduction of the Belfast Bikes rental scheme throughout the Northern Ireland city has seen success in the move towards promoting sustainable transport.…