Why did Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas sheepishly stand up and say: “Never mind that the Icelandic volcano is continuing to blast – you can fly now”. What a disappointing debut for Siim in his new post – he used to be so good at standing up to lobbyists.
The new US approach on climate policy has led American oil and energy companies to redefine their positions. Realising that it is no longer possible to block any action aiming at reducing C02 emissions they now accept working with the Administration with the objective of obtaining the most business-friendly solutions. Their main concern is, of… » read more