EU Vows To Push Forward On Climate Change Policy

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The European Council still intends to reach an agreement on climate change and energy policy by the end of 2008 despite a tumultuous economy and recent protests from Italy, Poland and seven other eastern European countries, the council announced Thursday.

In statements proposed by Nicolas Sarkozy's French presidency of the European Union and approved following a two-day session, the council noted that the new energy policy will need to take into account "each member state's specific situation" and be applied "in a rigorously established cost-effective manner...
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