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Air France leads tax pushback in climate vs recovery fight

8:10am BST

PARIS/BRUSSELS Air France-KLM is battling new green taxes on top of the coronavirus crisis - in a test of growing policy tensions between righting Europe's crippled airlines and delivering on climate goals.

World's youth rallies against climate change

25 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied worldwide on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global protest since the coronavirus crisis began. | Video

World's youth rallies against climate change

25 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied across the world on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global action during the coronavirus pandemic.

World's youth rallies against climate change

25 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS, Sept 25 United under Swedish activist Greta Thunberg, young people rallied across the world on Friday to demand urgent action to halt catastrophic climate change, in their first global action during the coronavirus pandemic.

Seeking deeper emissions cuts, U.N. and Britain plan December climate summit

24 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS The United Nations and Britain will host an online climate summit in December, the fifth anniversary of the U.N. Paris climate agreement, in a last-ditch bid to have countries meet a deadline to upgrade their emissions-cutting pledges.

China's carbon neutral pledge could curb global warming by 0.3°C - researchers

23 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS President Xi Jinping's pledge that China will achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 is the most significant climate policy move for years and, if achieved, could curb likely global warming by 0.2-0.3 Celsius this century, researchers said.

Industries to receive lower carbon market compensation as EU attempts to curb 'windfall profits'

21 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS Fewer companies will be eligible for state compensation for some European Union carbon costs next year under new rules aimed at forcing polluting industries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions faster.

EU climate plan could see bloc's carbon price double this decade

18 Sep 2020

BRUSSELS Carbon costs for Europe's businesses could double this decade under European Union plans to deliver deeper emissions reductions by 2030, according to analysis of European Commission modelling.

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