Impending diesel bans in German cities could shift air pollution problems to Romania, Bulgaria and other Eastern European countries.
When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow.
Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping point on the horizon.
A Tesla Model 3 has a worse life-cycle carbon footprint than a similar-sized Mercedes diesel car, the renowned German think tank has found. It warns that electric vehicles are "no panacea" against climate change.
The EU's Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged to continue their "steadfast support" for Ukraine's sovereignty. Russia's Dmitry Medvedev told the new president that there was still a chance to improve relations.
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