How the Energy Transition Could Reduce Mining Dominance

The global energy transition has typically been associated with an increase in the demand for metals, particularly the so-called “rare earth metals”. However, counterintuitively, Dutch researchers from the universities of Leiden and Delft have found that the energy transition may lead to a decrease in the dominance of extractive industries, such as metallurgical mining. Their […]

Discovering William Turner’s Artistic Legacy at Tate Britain

The British capital has often been considered a living embodiment of the works of William Turner, with its changing skies, characteristic maritime winds, and ever-shifting lights reflecting his artistic genius. For those who appreciate this great painter, visiting the iconic Tate Britain is an absolute must. Housed within this elegant neoclassical building exists an extraordinary […]

A Look into the Evolution of France’s Economic Space

In this article, we delve into the history of France’s economy and how it has evolved over the centuries. From the time before the Ancien RĂ©gime to its current state, various protectionist policies and infrastructure development have undoubtedly shaped France’s economic space for better or worse. Before the Unification of the Economic Space Prior to […]

Millions of Rental Homes at Risk from Environmental Disasters in the U.S.

A recent report published by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies has revealed a staggering number of rental homes located in areas prone to environmental disasters. By combining data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Risk Index with the American Community Survey, researchers have found that millions of rental units are at […]

Transforming Europe’s Critical Minerals Supply Chain for a Greener Future

Increasing Demand for Critical Minerals in the EU As the European Union (EU) ambitiously pushes forward its green industrial plan, recent predictions from the European Commission indicate a staggering increase in demand for critical minerals, such as rare earths and lithium. By 2050, the demand for these essential raw materials could see up to 12 […]