• EU Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, Gunter Verheugen, has expressed his hopes that the US will adopt a tougher policy to combating global warming so that the EU’s ambitious action on climate change does not penalize the European industry (European Voice November 8-14, 2007, p. 2) 
  • EU Member States are expected to reject plans put forward by the European Commission to replace car registration tax with a tax based on carbon dioxide (CO²) emissions (European Voice November 8-14, 2007, p. 3) 
  • The MEP who led a visit to China by the European Parliament’s Temporary Committee for Climate Change between November 5-7, 2007 has stated that they sensed a “positive” change in China’s position on fighting climate change and a willingness to engage in the areas of emissions reductions, energy saving and energy efficiency (Europolitics, November 9, 2007, p. 11) 
  • A six-page special report on waste management (European Voice November 8-14, 2007, p. 17-22)