EU, US Launch Council To Tackle Energy Problems

Law360, New York (November 4, 2009, 2:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. and European Union have launched a new energy council comprised of top government officials that is slated to meet regularly on strategic energy issues, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The council, which will report to the EU-U.S. summit, will meet annually. The council aims to improve bilateral cooperation on energy issues and address global energy security, sustainability and climate change, the EU said in a statement.

The council will bring together the EU presidency and the EU commissioners for external relations, for energy, and...
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