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EU Environment Ministers discuss climate finance in run up to Paris conference

Ministers will also have a first discussion round on core elements of EU negotiation mandate for Paris

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Germany's Bundestag clears way for talks with Greece

Some 60 lawmakers of Merkel's CDU/CSU, however, voted against the move

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Greek parliament passes budget measures with overwhelming majority

Some 40 lawmakers of ruling Syriza party, however, voted against the consolidation and reform package

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EU Commission presents plan for reforming carbon emissions market

EU Energy Commissioner Canete: Decisive step towards EU's target of at least 40 per cent emissions cut by 2030

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Eurozone leaders strike deal with Greece to negotiate third bailout program

cep chairman Gerken, however, believes that "the Greek tragedy will likely continue"

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EU Parliament approves plan to overhaul carbon market

A so-called Market Stability Reserve will remove some of the surplus of carbon allowances that has depressed prices on the EU's Emissions Trading System

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Lagarde and Tusk stress need to make Greek debt sustainable

The IMF Managing Director says debt restructuring is needed in the case of Greece for it to have debt sustainability

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Eurozone leaders say final deadline for Greece is the end of the week

cep economist Bert Van Roosebeke: It's very open whether a solution that could keep Greece in the Eurozone can be found

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Greek Prime Minister Tsipras will present new reform proposals at euro summit

cep President Lueder Gerken, however, doubts that Greece will deliver on any reform promises

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Luxembourg has taken over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Trio Presidency pursues a joint work program

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