EU lawmakers back cutting greenhouse gases in cars


STRASBOURG, FRANCE, Oct 26 (Reuters) - The European Parliament on Wednesday backed revised proposals to clamp down on environmentally harmful fluorinated gases in items as diverse as shoes and cars. The measures on so-called F-gases are part of the EU's commitment under the Kyoto Protocol to cut emissions of gases that are blamed for global warming. Sports shoes with air pockets filled with F-gases would be banned from sale within the 25-nation bloc under the proposals. In addition, ...

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