Biofuels: The Butterfly Effect
Every car in Europe uses a blend of biofuels, and this drives global production of biofuels. That means more deforestation, releasing stored-up carbon and driving up global food prices. This video explains this Butterfly Effect of EU biofuels policy and how we can end it. Read more at www.biofuelsreform.org #StopBadBiofuels
MEPs, it’s time for cleaner air!
Every year 400,000 people die prematurely because of air pollution in Europe, but the European Parliament has the power to change that. This video shows what the air is like for Members of the European Parliament, in the EU quarter in Brussels, and invites them to take action by improving air quality laws.
Safer, cleaner lorries on BBC London news
BBC London - 29 Jan, 2014. Lorries represent just 3% of the vehicle fleet in the EU but they cause 25% of road transport emissions, and are involved in 15% of fatal crashes, which kill 4,200 people/year. Redesigned lorries will be safer, but also cleaner and more fuel-efficient.