The EU caused international fury when it proposed CO2 levies for airlines passing through European airports. In a softened stance it now says airlines should only pay for CO2 emitted in EU airspace - not for the whole flight path.
Prague has always been big on upping the Czech Republic’s nuclear power capacity, but less so on how to finance it. As Brussels looks on with dread, Moscow may be about to ferment more discord on the EU's eastern edges.
Outgoing EC chief Jean-Claude Juncker has denied pushing for a European super-state. He defended the way top EU officials are chosen, despite the wishes of France's President Emmanuel Macron.
The EU Commission wants carbon dioxide emissions from cars to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, it announced on Wednesday. Opposition has been strong, not least from the powerful German car industry.
Germany’s top administrative court has paved the way for potential bans on diesel cars in cities. Does this ultimately mean the death of diesel? Or can the beloved diesel engine adapt and survive?
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