Tag Archives: Jean-Claude Juncker

Call for tougher truck emission policies

Nestlé and Ikea are among a group of companies and NGOs calling for tighter fuel efficiency standards for new trucks. In an open letter sent to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker they warned that current testing procedures do not go far enough to meet the 2030 climate targets. “… despite progress on reducing pollutant emissions…
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GM production made more ‘flexible’

THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT has passed a new law giving members states greater power to decide whether to produce genetically modified (GM) crops.                     This ruling marks a turnaround for the EU, which has restricted GM crop growth until now.   The law passed through parliament by…
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