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Opinion - This is the moment for a meaningful Eurovignette

By Nina Renshaw
T&E Deputy Director

There is a moment for everything in life. As a campaigning organisation, we often have to work very hard to create the moment for the things we believe in. The right moment came two years ago for mandatory carbon dioxide emissions standards for cars, and for taking the first tentative steps towards making aviation address its environmental costs. The moment has now arrived for another decisive step towards sustainable transport – the Eurovignette.

Published on June 17, 2010 - 10:40

Energy taxation: a litmus test for Europe's ability to recover from crisis

By Jos Dings, T&E Director

Anyone who reads newspapers every now and then knows that this has been an unprecedented month for the European project of which the final outcome is still far from clear. The internal strains in the Union’s core, the eurozone, have become almost unbearable, with leaders recently committing over €500 billion in cash to save the euro.

Published on May 20, 2010 - 11:05