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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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Bonn climate talks to focus on draft deal

“Substantive progress” needs to be made on the negotiating text for a global climate change deal if it is to be finalised by mid-May as planned, the chairs of the process said as talks began in Bonn
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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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New EU Commission

Jean-Claude Juncker (photograph: European People's Party, CC BY 2.0)

Incoming Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announced a new Commission structure and team on 10 September.

Malta's Karmenu Vella will take over a merged environment and fisheries brief and has been charged with reviewing the EU's nature laws.

Spain's Miguel Arias Cañete will lead on energy and climate, under the leadership of vice-president for energy union Alenka Bratušek of Slovenia.

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