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Transport 30-01-2014

Parliament defies EU states on aviation emissions law

The European parliament's environment committee voted on Thursday to apply the EU’s emissions trading system to all airlines operating anywhere in the bloc’s air space, even though France, the UK and other states want the scheme confined to intra-EU flights.
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Energy 10-07-2012

Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Balancing costs with savings

Buildings -- whether public or private -- make up for around 40% of the total amount of energy consumed in the EU. The European Commission acknowledges this, saying in its energy efficiency plan last year that "the greatest energy savings potential lies in buildings". According to the EU executive, renovating buildings could generate savings of up to €1,000 per household each year and create up to 2 million jobs.

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