European Union

Jon Queally, staff writer
If the non-binding pledges announced by European governments in Brussels on Friday morning are an indication of the global response to climate change, say green campaigners, the world and its inhabitants are in big, big trouble. Members of the European Commission and European Council championed the commitments for emission reductions, energy...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Students have led banner drops, fake oil spill actions, and other creative protests to pressure the University of Glasgow to divest from the fossil fuels industry. (Photo: Glasgow University Climate Action Society)
The University of Glasgow on Wednesday became the first higher education...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled proposed legislation to toss out a...

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With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazism, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, the grandson of infamous Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, who presided over the murder of a million Jews and thousands of others. Hoess has spent years speaking to German schoolchildren about a Nazi influence growing now, as then, because "the social safety nets have been torn, and people are left behind...Hopelessness...