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William Feins

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William R. Feins , freelance journalist from London, UK; he received his B.A. degree in Economics and his Masters in Sociology. William has always been interested in the mechanics of business and the inspiration of original thinkers, and firmly believes that the former can’t succeed without the latter. In his spare time, he enjoys the ridiculous spectacle of watching table tennis on a big screen (preferably at a pub) and reading weighty tomes about World War II.

The European eCommerce Market is Exploding

In 2020, the year of COVID, another 25 million consumers began shopping online, and by the end of 2021 that number is expected to reach 506 million.

New European Plan for Beating Cancer

The European Commission presented the new EU Beating Cancer Plan, a Europe-wide political commitment with €4 billion of funding. Cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship are four key pillars that support the plan.

Air Pollution One of Europe’s Greatest Concerns in 2021

According to the EU Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law, every inhabitant of a European city experienced a loss of over €1250 as a result of health issues associated with poor air quality in 2018.

Online Fraud is on the Rise in the EU in 2021

According to Eurostat, more than 70% of EU internet users have made an online purchase in the past year. One reason for this is that online sales have skyrocketed since COVID has forced so many indoors. Consequently, scammers and hackers have been having a field day, and attacks have been on the rise.

Lockdowns Have Knocked Down the Performing Arts in Europe

Of all the creative sectors that have been shaken over the past year, it is the performing arts in Europe that have been decimated by the public safety lockdowns imposed across most of the continent.

Renewable energy 38% of Europe’s energy supply for 2020

Renewable energy generated by solar, hydropower, wind, and biomass accounted for 38% of Europe’s energy supply for 2020, which is a net increase of 34.6 % over the previous year. In contrast, fossil-fuel energy dependence fell by 37%.