February 2, 2016 - 14:10
The European Environment Agency (EEA) has attempted to explain why the EU’s current emissions testing system for new cars is giving readings that are very different from emissions in...
February 2, 2016 - 12:28
A group of German hackers have shown how easy it was for Volkswagen to cheat the EU’s emissions testing regime and make NOx emissions from diesel cars seem much lower than they are in...
February 2, 2016 - 11:45
On 28 February, the Swiss go to the polls in a referendum that could have major implications for north-south goods transport in Europe. The vote itself is whether to build a second road tunnel...
February 2, 2016 - 10:27
The EU is set to play a more active role in upholding emissions standards under new plans to overhaul the system whereby national authorities approve cars to be sold in all 28 member...
February 3, 2016 - 14:30
Last week was a big week in the history of T&E, in the history of policymaking in our area, and even, to a certain extent, in the history of the EU. That may sound a bit pompous so I will...
February 1, 2016 - 20:18
Renault is to recall more than 15,000 vehicles and modify up 700,000 more to make sure its engines are in line with emissions standards after raids by French investigators at its...
February 1, 2016 - 20:05
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus is undermining attempts to agree an environmentally effective fuel efficiency standard that would apply to new planes worldwide. The warning, from a group of...
February 1, 2016 - 17:47Topics: Climate Change and Energy
A new report has said the chances that global warming is caused by random weather swings are virtually zero, and that the Earth is hotting up as a result of human activity. The report comes as...
February 1, 2016 - 13:42
ICAO’s CAEP (environment) committee meets in Montreal this week to decide on a global CO2 (fuel efficiency) standard for new aircraft. The standard has been 6 years in the making and is intended...
January 30, 2016 - 10:00
The Paris climate agreement’s target of limiting global warming well below 2°C will be impossible without measures to curb shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions, MEPs told industry...
January 29, 2016 - 13:15
EU environmental laws on petroleum refining have delivered on their objectives and their costs are in proportion to the societal benefits achieved, a European Commission study has found. The...
January 6, 2016 - 12:30Topics:
January 6, 2016 - 15:02
by Andrew Murphy, aviation and shipping officer
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: While the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) continued its essential...
January 6, 2016 - 14:25
by Carlos Calvo Ambel, transport and energy analyst
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: Last year I learned that the so-called 2030 ‘Effort Sharing Decision’ (ESD)...
January 6, 2016 - 13:00
by Sotiris Raptis, shipping and aviation officer
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: Over the course of the year the extent of the shipping industry’s confusion –...