Marc Pons, Balearic transport and energy minister (left), with Miguel Arias Cañete (right). | MDB
Brussels supports the Balearic government plans for phasing out diesel and petrol vehicles. The regional transport and energy minister, Marc Pons, met the EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action, Miguel Arias Cañete, in Brussels on Tuesday. They discussed the Balearic draft legislation on climate change, an aspect of which is that diesel vehicles will not be allowed to enter the islands from 2025; the same restriction will apply to petrol vehicles from 2035.