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



October 10, 2018 7:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

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Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met 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 compromise – this one to curb CO2 emissions for cars to 35% of their 2021 levels by 2030. The European Parliament wanted 40%, Germany – egged on by automakers – led the charge to keep the target at 30.

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