The EU wants its car industry's fleets to emit 35 percent less carbon dioxide by 2030. But industry officials are criticizing the environment ministers' deal as neither economical nor technically feasible.
Barring radical change, Germany will not reach the goal it set itself for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Cars and buildings are to blame, the report said.
France is struggling to deal with an uptick in anti-Semitic acts. Some blame the yellow vest movement for fueling hate crime against Europe's largest community. Elizabeth Bryant reports from Saint-Geneviève-des-Bois.
A national commission has laid out a number of steps to help Germany meet EU emissions targets. Though desperately needed, they will face resistance from citizens and the country's influential auto industry.
Almost all tariffs on trade between the European Union and the world's third-biggest economy have been removed. European companies could save around a billion euros in duties each year.
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