The European Commissioners are due to discuss the communication ‘Reducing the climate change impact of aviation’ at their meeting in Strasbourg this Tuesday (27 September). The Communication is expected to propose the inclusion of CO2 emissions from European flights into the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS).
Traffic speed is a key variable in transport policy. Speed plays a dominant role in a string of transport indicators such as mobility demand, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, air pollution, noise, safety and congestion. This short paper takes reducing CO2 emissions as a primary angle.
Brussels, 4 July 2005 - Two environmental thematic strategies due to be presented by the European Commission in July - air quality and marine protection - have been officially removed from the EU agenda and postponed until an unspecified date. The decision has been taken by EU Commission President Barroso.
Final report based on the conclusions of the Greening Motorways of the Sea Conference in Stockholm, April 2005. This report discusses the feasibility of introducing a distance-related en-route charge for shipping in the Baltic Sea.