Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

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EU stops aviation CO2 scheme for one year

The European Commission has frozen for one year its law on taxing non-EU airlines on the CO2 they emit in Europe. Environment commissioner Hedegaard said the freeze is designed to create "a positive atmosphere" for a global-level deal. China, Russia and the US had hated the EU scheme.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

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