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Airline Food Waste Is a Problem. Can Banana Leaves Be Part of the Solution?

By Emily S. Rueb

The average airline passenger leaves behind about three pounds of waste each flight. One British design firm has ideas to bring down that number.

Juncker Commission stalls EU climate bank in starting blocks

By Sebastien Godinot

While the European Investment Bank is making efforts to end fossil fuel funding, the Juncker Commission is doing its best to frustrate it – and to undermine Ursula von der Leyen, writes WWF’s Sébastien Godinot.

Airline Food Waste Is a Problem. Can Banana Leaves Be Part of the Solution?

By Emily S. Rueb

The average airline passenger leaves behind about three pounds of waste each flight. One British design firm has ideas to bring down that number.

Will Germany block EIB plans to ditch natural gas?

By Alicia Prager

The European Investment Bank wants to purge its loan books of fossil fuels, including natural gas, by 2020. Although the Bank's final decision is expected to be delivered on 15 October, resistance, especially from Germany, is brewing. EURACTIV Germany reports.

Regular vs. Premium Gas, Redux

By Norman Mayersohn

Readers responded to Smarter Driving by scratching their heads over the fuel economy of premium gasoline, while others who admitted that they never used turn signals blamed the other guy.

Fiat Chrysler Manager Faces U.S. Fraud Charges on Diesel Emissions

By David Yaffe-Bellany

An indictment followed the company’s costly settlement of lawsuits over rigging pollution test results.

Trump Administration Threatens to Cut U.S. Highway Funds From California

By Coral Davenport

Saying California has the worst air quality in the country, the E.P.A. chief fires the latest salvo in an escalating battle over clean air and states’ rights.

UN climate summit, day #2: Few announcements in the end – β€˜How dare you’

By Claire Stam

Over this special series on the UN climate action summit (23-25 September), EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into the goings on in New York and what is driving the conversation there. In this edition: An angry Greta Thunberg, a technical Angela Merkel, a passive Donald Trump and four ambitious EU member states.

Trump Administration Threatens to Cut U.S. Highway Funds From California

By Coral Davenport

Saying California has the worst air quality in the country, the E.P.A. chief fires the latest salvo in an escalating battle over clean air and states’ rights.

Trump Administration Threatens to Cut U.S. Highway Funds From California

By Coral Davenport

Saying California has the worst air quality in the country, the E.P.A. chief fires the latest salvo in an escalating battle over clean air and states’ rights.

Trump Muddies the Air

By The Editorial Board

To dismantle the Obama climate legacy, he’s taking on California, the auto industry, the Clean Air Act and public opinion.

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority

By Coral Davenport

The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change.

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