The Greening of Europe Taking a Back Seat to the Economy?

Stockholm SubwayWhen environmental push comes to economic shove, European Union ministers seem willing to back down on the EU’s tough environmental regulations to help limit the economic damage caused by “leakage” (production moving out of the EU to unregulated countries), according to this story:

EU ministers responsible for industry, trade and research are due to agree a new approach to industrial policy that takes greater care of key sectors such as the chemicals and automotive industries as Europe battles through its worst economic recession since the 1930s.

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