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Transport 09-01-2015

Lessons learned from an eight-year battle for cleaner fuels

The European Commission ignored scientific advice, and crumbled in the face of lobbying by Canada, the US, and oil majors, when it watered down legislation concerning the dirtiest and costliest oil, writes Nusa Urbancic.
Energy 21-01-2014

Commission should stop buying the shale gas hype

After ENI's abandonment of shale gas exploration in Poland last week, the EU should look to lead in clean energy rather than chasing unrealistic and uneconomic shale gas pipe dreams, argues Geert Decock.