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Latest update : 2018-10-10

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late to reverse the acceleration of global warming. After 13 hours of talks, a vintage late-night EU compromise emerged - this one to curb CO2 emissions for cars to 35% of their 2021 levels by 2030. The European Parliament wanted 40%, while Germany - egged on by automakers - led the charge to keep the target at 30%.

Produced by Yi SONG, Alessandro XENOS and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Nicolas MEILHAN

Electric Vehicle Consultant, EV Volumes

Douglas BOLDUC

Managing Editor, Automotive News Europe

Denes CSALA

Lecturer in Energy Storage and System Dynamics at Lancaster University

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2018-10-22 Debate

The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

Will Donald Trump defy the odds again like in 2016 when the polls got it oh so wrong?Two weeks ahead of the US midterm elections, the president has honed a simple narrative that...

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2018-10-18 Debate

India's #MeToo moment: Why women are now calling out sexual harassment

A watershed moment for India's #MeToo movement. Only it's not he says, she says, but rather he sues, they come forth. Distinguished newspaperman and academic M.J. Akbar says he's...

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2018-10-17 Debate

Where do you draw the line? Brexit deadline summit stumbles over Irish border

The Irish border is the biggest hurdle at a deadline summit on concluding the terms of divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union. As a safeguard in case there's...

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

You'd think it would be easy to appoint an interior minister. After a two-week vacancy and several snubs, Emmanuel Macron has settled on loyal insider Christophe Castaner. The...

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over...

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