Friday

27th May 2016

Ticker

EP committee greenlights emissions trading fix

Environment committee MEPs on Wednesday again voted in favour of a proposed delay in auctioning carbon permits, a move designed to fix the saturated emission's trading system. Plenary voted down the idea in April, but MEPs believe the re-worked compromise will have more support in plenary on 3 July.

News in Brief

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  4. Slovak PM says his country is no place for Muslims
  5. Juncker's spin-doctor warns of populist 'horror'
  6. EU urges Hungary to end discrimination of Roma children
  7. Majority of voters think UK will stay in EU
  8. Leading MEP says Greek bailout will not work

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