Tuesday

21st Feb 2017

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.

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.

News in Brief

  1. Greece agrees on new bailout reforms
  2. EU commission denies Juncker resignation rumour
  3. US "strongly committed" to cooperation with EU, says vice-president
  4. Wilders pulls out of second Dutch election TV debate
  5. Russia to recognise passports from breakaway Ukraine regions
  6. Pro-refugee marchers swarm through Barcelona
  7. Renzi seeks party's support
  8. EU probes China-funded rail project

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