EU agrees on stricter CO2 emission standards

The European Union decided to tighten CO2 emission standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles (LCV). By 2030, new cars should emit on average 35 percent less CO2 compared to the current limits.

Locked content EU approves ETS reform

The European Parliament approved the ETS reform aimed at accelerating the withdrawal of emission allowances available on the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) carbon market. The reform has been implemented to increase prices for greenhouse gas emissions to over €30 per metric ton. On the one hand, i...

EC: Poland to lower CO2 emissions by 7%

The European Commission has set new targets for member countries regarding the reduction of CO2 emissions from outside industry and expects Poland to cut them by 7 percent by 2030, compared with the level of emissions recorded in 2005.

Locked content Environmentalists: climate and business can both win

Environmentalists are hoping for terms that are both beneficial to the climate and good for business at the EU climate talks. They’ve sent a letter to the PM pleading for her not to veto the EU climate agreement. According to Profesor Zbigniew Karaczun, foreshadowing a veto cuts into Poland...

Locked content PiS supports climate agreement veto

Law and Justice (PiS) will support the Prime Minister Kopacz in a veto of the European climate change agreement. Party press secretary Adam Hofman told Polish Radio channel one, that Poland cannot accept the emissions limits set forth by the EU, as this would be costly for the Polish economy. Ewa Ko...