The Finnish mobile phone company Nokia has brought out a charging kit that works off the power of a bicycle.
A group of NGOs, including T&E, has sent an open letter to EU president Herman van Rompuy, on the eve of the European Council on 17-18 June, pointing out how investing in a green economy could help the EU overcome the economic crisis.
A letter by green NGOs to EU President Herman van Rompuy at the eve of the June European Council, calling for stepping up the EU’s climate ambition as a green way out of Europe’s economic blues.
The European Commission’s communication on biofuel sustainability (1), published today, will do precious little to address the impacts on land and emissions from crop-derived fuels used in transport, according to BirdLife International, ClientEarth, the European Environmental Bureau and Transport & Environment. The four environmental groups remain deeply concerned about the Commission’s failure to address the critical issue of expansion of agricultural land into environmentally sensitive areas when food production is displaced by fuel crops, a process known as indirect land use change (ILUC).
In a letter sent to the European Commissioner for the Environment, Janez Potocnik, T&E - together with a coalition of NGOs - has urged the Commission to stop postponing the adoption of legislation in the field of air pollution and has called for stricter national emission ceilings.
Letter to the Environment Commissioner, Janez Potocnik, on the repeated EC postponement of legislation in the field of air pollution.
A T&E analysis of the assumptions from the AEA support study to the UK consultation “Determining counterfactual CO2 emissions of new vans”
Report on speed limiters for vans in Europe and on their potential environmental and safety impacts.
A transatlantic coalition of environmental groups today joined an action at the UK High Court to defend Europe’s right to tackle carbon emissions from foreign aircraft that visit Europe.
Briefing on how the EU should implement Article 7a of the Fuel Quality Directive