Rhein on Energy and Climate

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The new coalition in Berlin has defined detailed, though rather vague and ambiguous guidelines for its energy and climate policy. These are bound to have a bearing on EU policy which will be reviewed in 2014-15 during the preparations of the decisive Paris Climate Conference in 2015 (COP 21). The coalition had little choice but… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

After six months of tough negotiations, the EU has reached a compromise for the Co2 emission ceilings applicable to passenger cars over the next decade. The new regulation will be applicable as of 2021, one year late than initially foreseen. It will fix the average ceiling of Co2 emissions at 95 g/km – compared to… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein