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EU Announces Stricter Emissions Standards for Cars and Commercial Vans

European Union - April 29 2019 EU will tax manufacturers for excess emissions and collect individual consumption data from vehicles in order to meet climate change goals. The EU is…

Patrick Braasch

German Government Commission Agrees to Phase Out Coal Power Plants By 2038

Germany - January 30 2019 A German government-appointed body, known colloquially as the “Coal Commission”, has agreed to end coal-fired power…

Patrick Braasch

Katowice Climate Change Conference Agrees on Rulebook for Implementing Paris Agreement

European Union, Global - December 31 2018 Delegates from 196 countries and the European Union convened in Katowice, Poland, in December for two…

Patrick Braasch

European Parliament Adopts Circular Economy Package

European Union - April 30 2018 Member States will follow a single EU legislative framework merging industrial policies and environmental protection to encourage sustainable economic…

Paul Davies

Diesel Ban Poised to Cut Pollution in German Cities

Germany - March 1 2018 German cities face driving bans for diesel passenger cars in order to meet European Union air quality limit values. The German Federal Administrative…