July 27, 2016 — A global agreement on cutting the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – potent greenhouse gases used in aerosols, refrigerants and air conditioning – seems within grasp, delegates said on Sunday after ten days of talks on climate change in Vienna. Continue reading Deal on cutting greenhouse gases in sight for this year
Austria’s government hits back at “absurd” criticism of its tougher migrants policy, after coming under fire from Germany and Greece, where a bottleneck is building due to Vienna’s measures
VIENNA, Austria (Mar. 1, 2016) — Austria’s government hit back on Monday, February 29, at “absurd” criticism of its tougher migrants policy, after coming under fire from Germany and Greece where a bottleneck is building due to Vienna’s measures.
Vienna says the measures are necessary because a German-backed EU plan for Turkey to stem the flow of migrants setting off from its coast is not yet working
VIENNA, Austria (Feb. 19, 2016) — Austria’s new daily cap on asylum seekers entered into force Friday, February 19, in a move that the European Commission has described as “plainly incompatible” with European Union laws.