Tag: EU

andy schmookler

Brexit: A setback in one of humankind’s most important projects

The Brexit vote has brought the Europe-scaled version of this civilization-wide challenge to such a fork in the road.


andy schmookler

Did the spirit of Donald Trump help assassinate Jo Cox?

Who is responsible for the shooting of the British member of Parliament, Jo Cox, last week?


environment climate change

Neoliberalism infects the EU debate

I will most likely vote to leave the EU on June 23rd. The EU, with its supranational corporatism, goes against my fundamental principles


Assessing the risks of genetically engineered crops

Earth Talk examines the potential health and environmental impacts of so many genetically engineered organisms in our food supply.


william & mary

#24 William and Mary football tops Elon, 17-7

The No. 24/25 William and Mary football team earned a 17-7 victory against Elon at Zable Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


mark warner

Warner: Obama needs to raise energy security issues at EU summit

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today urged President Obama to use next week’s U.S.-European Union summit in Brussels to propose a joint U.S.-E.U. initiative on energy security to counter Russian President Vladimir Putin’s energy influence on Ukraine and other European nations.


mark warner

Warner pushes expedited response to natural gas export applications

In response to the crisis in Ukraine, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) today announced bipartisan proposals to expedite the U.S. Department of Energy’s review of applications to export U.S. natural gas.


Earth Talk: Cap and trade strategies to reduce carbon emissions

Cap and trade, whereby big polluters must pay to emit greenhouse gases against a capped total amount that is reduced over time—has been in effect across the European Union (EU) since 2005. This so-called Emissions Trading System (ETS) requires 11,000 of the largest electric and industrial facilities in 28 European countries to participate.


UVA Athletics

UVa. wrestling wins its first Virginia Duals championship

UVa. claimed its first-ever Virginia Duals team championship with a 20-19 victory over No. 14 Edinboro Saturday evening at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va.