Michael Birnbaum

08/09/2021
Medio Ambiente The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Medio Ambiente Michael Birnbaum

The world’s biggest plant to capture CO2 from the air just opened in Iceland

18:21 - The Orca, an installation built by Climeworks, will capture 4,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year — and serve as a blueprint for similar technology.
07/05/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Michael Birnbaum

Europe's vaccine campaign is accelerating. It expects to match the U.S. by July.

After months of supply shortages and embarrassing blunders, Europe's coronavirus vaccine campaign is at last sprinting ahead, renewing hopes that the continent might meet its initial inoculation goals and tame the virus even while relaxing restrictions.
22/01/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales Michael Birnbaum

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says ‘need to rebuild trust’ after Trump

After four long years of Donald Trump’s attacks on NATO, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that the defense alliance had survived the challenge — and that he looked forward to rebuilding the transatlantic relationship with President Biden.
08/01/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Michael Birnbaum

Europeans shift troops from Iraq, warn fight against Islamic State is imperiled because of U.S. actions

07/01 - 16:19 - U.S. allies said Tuesday that they were reducing and repositioning troops inside Iraq amid fears that Iran will retaliate for the killing of Qasem Soleimani, one of its most senior military officials, in a U.S. airstrike.
07/01/2020
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Michael Birnbaum

E.U. foreign ministers to hold emergency meeting Friday to respond to Iran crisis

06/01 - 16:00 - European Union foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting on Friday in Brussels to discuss how to respond to the escalating crisis with Iran, diplomats said Monday, including whether Europe starts the process that could lead to the eventual reimposition of sanctions on Iran.
12/07/2018
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Michael Birnbaum

At NATO, Trump lashes out at allies and then asks them to double their defense spending goals

11/07/18 - 13:30 - President Trump on Wednesday issued an ambitious call for vastly more defense spending at NATO, pushing for a doubling of their defense spending commitments hours after he delivered a blistering tirade against Germany and other allies.
09/03/2018
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Internacional Michael Birnbaum

Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs could weaken U.S. influence, says French foreign minister

08/03/18 - :19 - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday that President Trump’s plan to slap tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum would weaken American influence in the world if implemented, amid ongoing European concern that the White House could spark a trade war.
20/12/2017
Economía The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Economía Regional Michael Birnbaum

Mexico looks to Europe and beyond for free-trade allies as NAFTA falters

19/12/17 - 17:57 - Mexicans want European customers for their cheese and orange juice. Europe’s manufacturers hope to sell toothbrushes and marble to Mexico’s growing middle class. And if Mexican revelers need some fizz to ring in the New Year, France wants it to be French champagne. So much for NAFTA.
13/11/2017
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Michael Birnbaum

Europeans approve defense pact in bid to reduce dependence on U.S.

16:12 - Nearly two dozen European nations agreed Monday to extend the European Union’s power into the military realm, approving a security pact that backers hope will boost defense cooperation.
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