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EU calls for deal on airline emissions

The EU's leading transport official has urged nations to accept a compromise on plans to curb airline carbon emissions at a key UN conference on Tuesday, despite opposition from a number of countries. "We believe a solution is now in sight," said the spokeswoman for EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas.

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Hawkish ECB rate-rise 'puts energy transition at risk'

The European Central Bank raised interest rates by another 0.5 percent to a 14-year high, and expects to hike rates by another half percent in March. But what does that mean for the green transition?

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MEPs push for greater powers for workers' councils

European Works Councils can play a key role for workers and their unions to bargain effectively — but what are they, why have they been neutered, and why is big business objecting to greater powers?

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