2019 was a record year for Liquified Natural Gas imports into Europe. In the global geopolitical game, the US pushes for LNG in order to compete with Russian pipelines. But experts warn that LNG comes with high environmental risks. Read more "Liquified Natural Gas — big promises and high environmental risks"
The Italian energy giant, which has been a focus of some of Investigate Europe's investigations, has initiated a lawsuit against the Italian newspaper, not for a single article but for a long list of content. This threat to the newspaper's editorial line cannot not be tolerated. Read more "Energy giant Eni’s despicable attack on Italian newspaper il Fatto Quotidiano"
The Moria refugee camp has been a shop window for Europe’s asylum policies, featuring deterrence. Governments have spent billions of public funds to curb migration. But deterrence does not work on refugees, say migration experts. Instead, they call for alternatives that are both realistic and humane. Read more "The EU asylum policy of deterrence is inhumane – and does not work"
A follow up to Investigate Europe’s 2018 investigation into the financial leviathan, BlackRock. In the time since, the asset management company’s influence in Europe has not dwindled, but officials are taking note, and calling for more reform. Read more "New criticism of BlackRock’s influence in Europe"
There have been historic attempts to secure Covid-19 vaccines for all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay. Why, then, does it again look like rich countries will get vaccines and the poor will have to wait in line? Read more "History repeats itself: Attempts to prevent vaccine injustice have provided questionable results"