Subtitle: 'An alternative to the European Commission's proposal.' Responding to concerns from all sides about the content of the European Commission's revision to the Eurovignette Directive, T&E commissioned leading economist Dr Per Kågeson to write this alternative, together with a full explanation of the reasons for the proposed changes.
Manifesto for sustainable investment. A manifesto by the European Platform of Social NGOs, European Trade Union Confederation and the European Environmental Bureau. T&E supports the manifesto and prepared the transport section.
In July 2003 the European Commission adopted its long-awaited proposal on charging heavy goods vehicles to use Europe's principal roads, amending the so-called 'Eurovignette' directive. T&E believes the proposal has serious flaws which could prevent it doing the job it is supposed to do.
A call from the eight largest environmental organisations in the EU for politicians and parties to give the environment the priority it deserves, ahead of the 2004 European elections and the creation of a new European Commission.