Consumer greetings from Buenos Aires: My days at the WTO Ministerial Conference

Last week, the 164 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened in Buenos Aires for their biannual ministerial conference. Although expectations before the conference were low, they were undercut by the actual outcomes. Most countries had hoped for fresh...

/ December 20, 2017

For warmer homes and less energy poverty in the EU

Daniel helps a family stay warm with some clever tricks. Sticking bubble wrap around the windows is one option to keep the cold out of the house. But these are short-term fixes, not long-term solutions. And winters are cold in...

and / December 4, 2017
Consumers can save fuel and money if the EU goes the full mile on CO2 targets for cars

Consumers can save fuel and money if the EU goes the full mile on CO2 targets for cars

On 8 November, the European Commission published its much-awaited “Europe on the Move” legislative package. In the Commission’s own words, it wants to “reaffirm Europe’s leadership in fighting climate change and the Commission’s endeavour to empower Europe’s citizens and defend...

/ December 1, 2017