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Ana Barreira1, Director at the Instituto Internacional de Derecho y Medio Ambiente (IIDMA)2 Chlorine has a diverse variety of uses ranging from health and medicine uses to high-tech applications. Three techniques have been used to produce it: mercury, membrane and diaphragm cells. Mercury and its compounds are highly toxic to humans, ecosystems and wildlife. It… » read more

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Guest post by Kai Gehring, University of Zürich and Stephan A. Schneider, Heidelberg University. While Brexit negotiations are on their way, the remaining EU members issued a declaration outlining perspectives for future cooperation on the European level on the occasion of the 60-year anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. At the same time, the “Pulse… » read more

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Guest blog post by David Heibron Price, a Brussels-based writer and journalist, and editor of the Schuman Project. On US President Donald Trump’s eight-day visit abroad this week he will touch down in four countries, discussing global politics and religion. Will he be met in Brussels with confusion on defence, security, culture and religion? In… » read more

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Guest blog post by Katerina Bezgachina, Associate Director for Communications at Habitat for Humanity EMEA. A latest EU Energy Efficiency report showed how new co-design and energy labelling requirements for products are saving consumers both energy and money. By 2020, potential energy savings will reach approximately 9% of the EU’s total energy consumption and a… » read more

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Guest blog post by Chris Wiersma, academic fellow in Media Law & Lucia Vesnic-Alujevic, Political Communication and Science and Technology Studies scholar. On 22 March, a communication has been issued by the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (ECtHR) about 49 cases against Russia. The country’s Foreign Agent Act is now under scrutiny by… » read more

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Guest blog post by Alejandro Puerto, writer of the Western Cycles saga about economic and political history of developed nations. Although economic malaise is becoming a global phenomenon, with the slowdown in China and Japan, its sharpest political manifestations are still concentrated in Europe. One reason is the severity of the contraction in the Eurozone,… » read more

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Financial education is more relevant and needed than ever. In the current economic and social climate, now more than ever we must seize opportunities, understand risks, innovate, and create livelihoods. While efforts to enhance the economic capabilities of young people are currently more advanced than in previous generations, misunderstandings about the relevance of financial education… » read more

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