EU court slaps down Brussels, Paris and Madrid in car pollution spat – POLITICO

The European Union’s Court of Justice on Thursday told Brussels, Paris and Madrid that it had no right to challenge the European Commission’s attempts to set technical standards for vehicle emissions as part of efforts to reduce pollution. The three cities – which suffer from endemic levels of air pollution – had objected to the … Read more

Germany will ‘probably miss’ climate targets for 2022, 2023 – POLITICO

Economy Minister Robert Habeck has said Germany will likely lose its climate targets in the next two years, while defending the country’s decision to quit nuclear power. In an interview with German weekly newspaper Zeit published on Wednesday, the co-leader of Germany’s Green Party also said he expects “disappointment and perhaps anger” in parts of … Read more