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…

Social Inclusion down Slaughterhouse Road

[video width="960" height="540" mp4="http://euroscopemag.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Abattoir-1.mp4"][/video]   An old abattoir seems like an unlikely place for cultural and social endeavours in the EU capital of Europe, yet it seems to be happening all under one roof –…

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…

Earthquakes usher Groningen into innovative economy

[caption id="attachment_6601" align="alignnone" width="550"] Dutch flags wave in the green harbor of Eemshaven, windmills in the background extend far into the North Sea. Photo: Loly Velasco[/caption] GRONINGEN - Around the world earthquakes cause disaster and…

A Tale of Two Waterfronts: how Belfast can…

The development of Hobart’s urban centre can learn from its long-lost European cousin, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Samantha Dixon and Emily Jarvie [caption id="attachment_6497" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Hobart’s waterfront is an iconic area for locals and tourists. Source: Pete…

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.…

Images of Belfast: Audio Visual Stories

Samantha Dixon, Noah Groves and Emily Jarvie   [embed]https://youtu.be/iQlLlqR4iB4[/embed] Take a step back in time to learn about the history of conflict in Belfast and how Northern Ireland's violent past impacts the region today.  …

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…

Muslims in Europe: Danger or in Danger?

[caption id="attachment_6359" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo Credit: http://www.barenakedislam.com/[/caption] As a Muslim living in Europe, I have never encountered any problem. Maybe it’s because I don’t look like a “Muslim”. I don’t have a headscarf nor do…