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cities vs EU

4 May

london 10.17pm 14.1C wednesday 2016

the cities are frustrated at what they see as EU double standards. On the one hand, the EU places pressure on cities to reduce harmful emissions. On the other, its new laws will do little to reduce nitrous oxide emissions from diesel vehicles. This could force cities to achieve emissions goals through bans and congestion charges, when they could have been achieved by more stringent manufacturing regulations instead. link

Digital StillCamera

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it is an interesting effect of one branch of govt pushing for one thing, whilst another branch doing another which are inherently contradictory.