Browse by topic: Air Pollution, Fuels

  • Press release

    Europe gifting €2,600 subsidy for every diesel car through low diesel tax – study

    Europeans pay 14 cent more on average in tax for a litre of petrol than for diesel – indirectly subsidising diesel cars to the order of €2,600 per vehicle, a...

     Monday, October 26, 2015 - 08:30
  • Publication

    Europe's tax deals for diesel

    The gap between petrol and diesel taxes in Europe is quite unique in the world and is the main reason why diesel engines have taken off in Europe and not worldwide. This study, which can be...

     Friday, October 23, 2015 - 15:48
  • News

    ‘Diesel kills’

    T&E’s French member organisation FNE has started a campaign showing that fine particle emissions from diesel engines can have deadly consequences for human health and the environment.

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:09
  • News

    EU agrees to significant sulphur reduction in shipping fuels

    Efforts to tackle air pollution from shipping have been boosted by an agreement that is expected to reduce by 85% the sulphur content of fuel used by ships in EU waters by 2020. 

     Monday, June 25, 2012 - 11:05
  • News

    Diesel emissions cause cancer

    The World Health Organisation says exposure to exhaust emissions from diesel engines definitely increases the possibility of tumours. The WHO has previously said diesel exhausts were ‘probably’...

     Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 16:55
  • News

    EU-wide car labelling

    A new study has recommended Europe should have a single fuel economy and carbon dioxide labelling system for cars.

     Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 16:10
  • News

    Opposition that risks having no clean future for liquid transport fuels

    by Jos Dings - T&E director

    People who follow our work – and Europe’s environmental policy – a little bit will have noticed that two fuels-related...

     Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 14:49
  • News

    MEPs vote to clean up air pollution from shipping

    Efforts to remove one of the main causes of air pollution and acid rain from shipping have been boosted by a vote in the European Parliament. MEPs on the environment committee have approved draft...

     Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 00:05
  • Press release

    European Parliament backs cleaner ship fuels

    Environmental groups have welcomed the outcome of a key vote today in the European Parliament on the sulphur content of ship fuels.

     Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 13:24
  • Publication

    Sulphur in marine fuels

    On 16 February 2012 the environment committee of the European Parliament will vote on a proposal to limit the sulphur content in fuels used by ships in EU seas. This briefing gives an overview of...

     Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:33