U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron’s cabinet will hold its first meeting in Scotland early next week, a spokeswoman for the premier said, as he campaigns against Scottish independence in a fall referendum.
Prime Minister David Cameron urged the European Commission to reject calls for a renewable energy target, saying the proposal would cost British consumers 9 billion pounds ($14.8 billion) a year by 2030.
For the first time in seven years, the business and political elite gathered in Davos, Switzerland last week were able to focus on long-term challenges rather than short-term economic crisis. That didn’t make them less nervous.
Total SA, Dow Chemical Co. and 12 other manufacturers called on the European Commission to include a single emissions-reduction target and compensation for energy and climate-protection measures through 2030.