It looked like it would be a narrow vote regarding a reform of the EU system for trading CO2 quotas. But several of the overall proposals were approved by a majority. The vote was negative, however, on a proposal for an import tariff.
Operations at oil fields Gudrun, Oseberg Syd, and Oseberg Øst have resumed after the Norwegian government proposed to solve the labor dispute in a court of arbitration. All fields are expected to return to full operation within days.
A majority in the European Parliament has spurned attempts to put a stop to a contentious proposal which would classify gas and nuclear power investments as sustainable. Greenpeace announces legal challenge.