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MEPs to vote on carbon leakage objection

MEPs will decide next week whether to approve the European Commission’s proposal to grant extra free CO2 allowances to a long list of industries for 2015-19
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Experts debate ETS future

Including transport in the EU’s emissions trading scheme would not be beneficial at this stage, a Polish government official has said
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EU CO2 cuts on track, experts report

The EU had almost reached its 2020 greenhouse gas reduction target already in 2013, according to the latest figures from the European Environmental Agency
Comment People, William Todts

Transport in ETS could be slippery slope

The mooted inclusion of transport in the carbon market at national level could do long-term damage to the EU’s efforts to cut vehicles’ climate impact, says William Todts of T&E
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Energy union plans

People, Maroš Šefcovic: (credit: Katarzyna Czerwinska/Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej)

MEPs have approved Maroš Šefčovič as energy union commissioner following a European Parliament hearing on 20 October where he outlined his five-point plan for the role.

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