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European Union announces plans to require all mobile devices to use USB-C

European Commission — Devices using only wireless charging would be exempt from the mandate. Samuel Axon – Sep 23, 2021 4:25 pm UTC Enlarge / iPads with USB-C ports.The European Commission has announced its intent to enact legislation that would mandate all consumer electronic devices sold in the European market within certain categories have a…

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European imports behind much of world’s food production emissions, reveal new data

Most global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions created by food production come from Asia and Latin America, according to a new study. Food production makes up around 35% of total GHG emissions, with animal-based foods producing roughly twice the emissions of plant-based ones.South and South-East Asia had the highest plant-food-related emissions. South America had the highest…

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European Union

U.S., European Union Announce New Pledge to Reduce Global Methane Emissions

WASHINGTON – WEBWIRE – Friday, September 17, 2021 The United States, the European Union and other major economies announced a new pledge to reduce global methane emissions. The pledge calls for countries to commit to reducing methane by at least 30% by 2030, relative to 2020 levels. The pledge will be formalized at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland in November. Other countries are being encouraged to join. Meeting the…

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HBO Max to Begin European Launch In October

HBO Max is headed to Europe next month. Beginning on Oct. 26, the streaming platform will launch in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain and Andorra, the company said on Wednesday. Next year, 14 additional European countries and territories — Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia,…

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European travelers

European travelers frustrated by U.S. restrictions tied to COVID-19

BERLIN — The Henkel family’s plans to travel from Germany to Las Vegas call for a two-week detour to Mexico because of COVID-19 travel restrictions the U.S. maintains for arrivals from Europe. Oliver Henkel, a business executive headed to a trade show next month, says he and his wife will make the best of their third-country “waiting…

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European nations impose incentives, penalties to boost shots

People sit at a restaurant in the Plaka district of Athens on Friday July 16, 2021. Greece became the latest on Friday, with a new measure coming into effect requiring proof of vaccination or recent recovery from COVID-19 for access to indoor restaurants, cafes, bars and movie theaters. Children can enter with negative tests. Credit:…

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European floods

European Floods Are Latest Sign of a Global Warming Crisis

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European Stocks Edge Higher; Richemont Shines After Quarterly Report By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Peter Nurse Investing.com – European stock markets traded higher Friday, stabilizing after the previous session’s sharp Covid-inspired losses with investors focusing on corporate earnings and the latest Eurozone inflation data.At 3:55 AM ET (0855 GMT), the in Germany traded 0.2% higher, the in France rose 0.2% and the U.K.’s climbed 0.6%.The quarterly earnings…

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Watch the European Space Agency test its Mars rover parachute

Despite what you might imagine, the trickiest part of sending a rover to Mars isn’t the journey through space — it’s slowing down and landing once you arrive there. Mars’s thin atmosphere makes slowing using a parachute difficult, which is why Mars missions are typically equipped with very large and high-tech parachutes to help rovers…

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European eel population at risk of collapse

European eel population at risk of collapse