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*Estimated based on Senate disclosure filings. All other numbers have been verified by the firms. Download the graph Source : POLITICO
Debts in default, or at risk of nonpayment as borrowers fall behind on payments, are called nonperforming loans (NPLs). The 2008 economic crisis left European banks with some 6.7 percent of their loans classified as NPLs as of 2014, but the situation
EU countries are set to lose major ground in ranking of biggest global economies. Download the graph Source : POLITICO
At the first world climate conference 40 years ago, scientists from 50 countries warned of global warming and urged prompt action to reduce anthropogenic carbon emissions. A broad spectrum of data has repeatedly confirmed their alarm as emissions continue to rapidly rise.
The EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) represents the cornerstone of the bloc’s climate change policy, and so far it is the largest trading system for GHG emissions worldwide, and the only international one. Download the graph Source : POLITICO
In the last few years, GDP differences among regions in developed countries have increased, according to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook. The organization studies the differences between sub-national entities such as U.S. states, German länder or Italian regions. Of the countries analyzed,
Offshore turbines currently generate only 0.3 percent of the world’s electricity, but offshore wind power has the potential to far exceed total global electricity demand, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency. Wind resources tend to be more reliable the
Donald Trump is the fourth president in U.S. history to face a formal impeachment inquiry. Here are the steps involved in a presidential impeachment, which can be a long, complicated process. Download the graph Source : POLITICO
The EU Commission set out a €1,279 trillion budget blueprint in its proposal for the next Multiannual Financial Framework. But deep divisions on sensitive questions like the overall size of the budget and cuts to traditional spending areas — as well as
In 2018, national expenditure on environmental protection (NEEP) of the EU Member States reached €297 billion. The percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), expenditure on environmental protection remained relatively stable between 2009 (2.1%) and 2018 (1.9%). Download the graph Source : Eurostat