Brussels, 4 July 2005 - Two environmental thematic strategies due to be presented by the European Commission in July - air quality and marine protection - have been officially removed from the EU agenda and postponed until an unspecified date. The decision has been taken by EU Commission President Barroso.
Final report based on the conclusions of the Greening Motorways of the Sea Conference in Stockholm, April 2005. This report discusses the feasibility of introducing a distance-related en-route charge for shipping in the Baltic Sea.
The Clean Ship is an integrated approach to sustainable shipping. Integrated has a double meaning. First of all, it means tackling all social and environmental costs from 'cradle to grave'. Secondly, it means that a participatory process is needed to bring together various stakeholders who have a role to play in making this vision a reality.
This briefing proposes amendments to the Financial Instrument for the Environment, LIFE+ (COM(2004)621), on behalf of the Green 9 group of leading environmental organisations. For further information, please see the European Commission website.
T&E's response to the public consultation on the extension of the major Trans-European transport axes to the neighbouring countries and regions. For further information, please see the European Commission website.