Early in summer 2016 the European Commission will present a proposal on the 2030 effort sharing decision (ESD) and a communication listing the key initiatives the EU will take to reduce road transport GHG emissions through EU measures. EU Transport and Environment Ministers are meeting in Amsterdam on 14 and 15 April to discuss smart and green transport and provide input for the Commission’s plans. This briefing summarises Transport & Environment’s key recommendations on surface transport for ministers ahead of this Informal Council meeting.
This briefing aims to provide a short overview of the history and present status of EU energy tax policy, and summarises the Commission's proposal for a revised Energy Tax Directive (ETD), launched in April 2011.
Briefing on how a revised Energy Taxation Directive could make transport greener and the economy more efficient.
T&E statement on the appropriate policy response to fuel price increases.
A T&E briefing for policy makers on transport pricing following a seminar on the synergies between the demands of fuel protestors and environmentalists.