Internal flights could be abolished in France if the same journey can be made by train in less than 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Environmentalists were protesting at the banking sector's perceived complicity in contributing towards climate change.
Brussels wants the EU to become one of the world's top lithium battery producers as part of its push to get more electric cars on Europe's roads.
The European Parliament voted for the European Commission to come up with a legislative proposal to stop so-called 'carbon leakage'.
From one extreme to another, the temperatures across Europe have been on a rollercoaster journey this winter.
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"A voice like mine has never been a Cabinet secretary or at the head of the Department of Interior," Haaland said, vowing to be "fierce".
The European Commission said on Monday the average autumn temperatures in Europe this year were the highest since records began.
Yoyu uses weather forecasts to calculate when the amount of solar or wind power in the total energy mix is at its highest.
Delays, waiting to land or resorting to longer flight paths because of busy air corridors are just three examples of increased jet fuel consumption.