A new study compares the communication strategies of NGOs working on migration issues in two neighboring countries, Turkey and Bulgaria. The research findings highlight how the specific political and cultural context of a country affects an organization’s messaging.
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FSU political science professor available for context on Northern Ireland trade deal
By: Bill Wellock | Published: February 28, 2023 | 12:36 pm | SHARE: The United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) announced Monday that they have reached an agreement on Northern Ireland trade issues, which became a major sticking point in post-Brexit negotiations.Florida State University Associate Professor Sean Ehrlich is available to provide context on the Northern Ireland trade deal.
Cut tax incentives and multinational firms will cut investment and employment
A new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business finds that when the European Union overruled tax incentives offered by four European countries to U.S. multinationals, subsidiaries of those firms reduced their investment by an average of $7.6 million.
How well did the EU respond to the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic? Experts now give their verdict
A new study in Frontiers in Public Health presents a review of expert opinions on the achievements and shortcomings of the European Union’s (EU) COVID-19 response.
EU climate plan faces likely pushback, progress still possible
The European Union has proposed comprehensive climate change legislation that would include a tax on aviation fuel, a carbon border tariff, emission limits for cars and more. Flavio Lehner is a climate scientist and assistant professor of earth and atmospheric…
Trends favor Le Pen victory, ‘somersaults’ in French politics
France will hold regional elections on June 20, a vote that could serve as an early indicator of what may come in the 2022 presidential election. Mabel Berezin, professor of sociology at Cornell University and an expert on international populism…
Empowering citizens for successful energy transitions
A new study explored options for empowering citizens as a driver for moving from awareness about the need to transform energy systems to action and participation.
Research: EU Model Overestimates Environmental Exposure of Key Surfactant
A European Union model used to predict the environmental exposure of a major detergent ingredient is overly conservative and “significantly overestimates” effluent concentrations, new research shows. A study co-authored by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI), “Comparing the European Union System for the Evaluation of Substances (EUSES) environmental exposure calculations with monitoring data for alkyl sulphate surfactants,” is now available in the journal Environmental Sciences Europe.
In linking COVID-19 apps, EU to face adoption, privacy risks
The European Commission has launched a new system designed to link national COVID-19 tracing apps across the European Union — starting with Germany’s Corona-Warn-App, Ireland’s COVID tracker and Italy’s immuni. With the system — known as the interoperability gateway —…
Ford needs to make ‘quick deal’ to meet EU emission standards
A recall of Ford’s hybrid sport-utility vehicles means the American auto giant will exceed European limits on greenhouse-gas emissions, and face a fine, unless the company partners with another automaker to pool fleets and meet EU standards. Arthur Wheaton, an…
Endocrine Society welcomes European Commission’s chemical strategy
The Endocrine Society welcomed the European Commission’s new Chemical Strategy for Sustainability and its measures to protect the public from endocrine-disrupting chemicals. The communication was released Wednesday as part of the European Green Deal.
Most Nations Failing to Protect Nature in COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Plans
The COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity to reset the global economy and reverse decades of ecosystem and species losses, but most countries are failing to invest in nature-related economic reforms or investments, according to a Rutgers-led paper.
‘Overarching concern’ for new EU green bonds: investor appetite
The European Union is poised to create 225 billion euros of green debt by sharply increasing the number of available green bonds to support clean energy growth. Andrew Karolyi is a professor of finance and economics at the Cornell University…
E.U. Expert Available to Discuss Hungary, E.U. Coronavirus Relief Fund
R. Daniel Kelemen, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor of political science who is an expert in European Union politics, is available to comment on Hungary’s threats to block the E.U. pandemic recovery plan. “The whole union is put at risk when the E.U.…
Former US ambassador to Poland available to comment on diplomatic implications of US European travel ban
The spread of COVID-19 has quickly become a global crisis, causing countries around the world to severely limit travel. Wednesday night, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would ban most travel from continental Europe beginning at 11:59 p.m. tonight. Lee Feinstein, former ambassador to…
EU lapses in effort to compete with big tech, takes the lead in AI ethics
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICEFeb. 19, 2020 EU lapses in effort to compete with big tech, takes the lead in AI ethics The European Union revealed a plan on Wednesday to compete with the growth of tech conglomerates in the…
Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Brexit
Daniel Kelemen, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor of political science who is an expert in E.U. politics, is available to comment on the latest developments of Brexit. At 11:01 p.m. GMT (6:01 p.m. EST) today, Britain will become the first…
Endocrine Society applauds EU Green Deal resolution
The Endocrine Society praised the European Parliament resolution in response to the European Union’s “Green Deal”— a plan to invest more than €1 trillion in environmental initiatives, including important provisions to protect people from exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs).
U.S. protections for constitutional rights falling behind global peers
New research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that the United States is falling behind its global peers when it comes to guarantees for key constitutional rights. Researchers identified key gaps in the U.S. including guarantees of the right to health, gender equality, and rights for persons with disabilities.
€4 Million Grant to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing of Health Professionals and Patient Safety
The largest initiative to improve hospital work environments to date has officially begun, with an award of 4 million Euros from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will support the international partnership of some of the world’s leading Universities led by KU Leuven and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research.
After WTO ruling, Trump hits EU with attention-grabbing tariffs
CORNELL UNIVERSITY MEDIA RELATIONS OFFICEOct. 2, 2019 After WTO ruling, Trump hits EU with attention-grabbing tariffs The U.S. announced it is moving to impose tariffs imports from the European Union, following a ruling from the World Trade Organization (WTO) earlier…