Most Europeans are prepared to compromise on the price and features of their car if doing so will reduce harmful emissions. That is the finding of a new Eurobarometer survey conducted in all 27 EU member states.
The Commission is to set up an on-line guide showing information on clean and energy-efficient vehicles.
The head of the European Environment Agency says transport trends are still 'pointing in the wrong direction'. She was speaking as the EEA issued a report saying greenhouse gas emissions from transport in the EU have increased by 36% from 1990-2006.
Based on a T&E seminar held in Brussels on 19 May 2004, this report brings together social and environmental thinking, with a focus on the specific example of pricing.
A brief introduction into who is affected by social exclusion and how transport can exacerbate or help alleviate the problem.