Green voters are à la carte environmentalists

We’ll see if the party’s mainly middle-class, affluent supporters will sacrifice their SUVs and air travel to save the planet DAVID QUINN June 2 2019, 12:01am, The Sunday Times The Green Party vote in the local and European elections was one of the most overhyped yet. The real story of the election was the huge…

Environmentalists On Trial for Theft of Macron Portraits

Nicolas Vaux-Montagny – Associated Press – Tuesday, May 28, 2019 Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several trials targeting the activists opened Tuesday in the eastern…

Study: GMOs get bad rap in Europe

By Jonathan Knutson / Agweek on May 27, 2019 GMO plants and crops are controversial worldwide — especially so in Europe, where they’re strictly regulated. Now, a new study by Danish researchers finds that the regulations aren’t justified and may stand in the way of important agricultural innovation. In a related development, the Danish Council…

EU MP: Action Needed to Stop Animal Farm Attacks

Published: 12:05 – May 22, 2019 – By Annie Schreijer-Pierik, MEP (NL, EPP Group) European Interest The extremists target animal farmers even though these farmers follow the EU and national laws on animal welfare. The EU and Europol should step up the fight against international animal rights extremists. It is utterly unacceptable that these activists…

EU Bans Single Use Plastics

By 2021 single-use plastic items such as straws, forks and knives and cotton swabs will be banned in the European Union, according to Reuters. However, what it really seems to do is up the efforts in the continent to somehow try to save Europe’s recycling industry which is on the verge of collapse like what…