Ships sailing to European ports face a combined carbon emissions bill of $3.6 billion next year, the start of a levy that’s likely to rise as Europe steps up efforts to combat climate change.November 21, 2023
The European Union reached a deal to effectively ban new combustion engine cars from 2035, a move that will reshape transportation and mark a significant step on the path to reduce carbon emissions.
France will exempt truck drivers from the latest requirement requiring a COVID-19 test to enter the country in order to avoid long lines of trucks like the ones seen late last year in Kent in the United Kingdom.
European governments approved the most ambitious climate change plan to date, agreeing to pour more than €500 billion euros ($559.5 billion) into everything from electric cars to renewable energy and agriculture.
European Union trade chief Phil Hogan on Dec. 12 will seek an upgrade to EU legislation on enforcing international commercial rules.
BRUSSELS — Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal Oct. 17. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now faces the Herculean task of selling the accord to his recalcitrant Parliament.
The port of Calais on France’s northern coast has spent 6 million euros ($6.6 million) on facilities for customs officers, updated signage around freshly painted roads and huge extra parking lots for trucks. It may all end up being pointless.
President Donald Trump got the go-ahead from the World Trade Organization to impose tariffs on as much as $7.5 billion worth of European exports annually in retaliation for illegal government aid to Airbus. The award is the largest in WTO history.
The European Union is weighing an aggressive new approach to its trade dispute with the U.S., signaling a willingness to engage in the combative tactics embraced by President Donald Trump and risking a further deterioration in transatlantic relations.