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    Sowing the seeds of smarter transport policy

    by Jos Dings - T&E Director

    Did we miss something? Last year, the European Commission didn’t propose a single new legislative measure to clean up...

     Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 14:23
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    First climate change commissioner targets lorries and cars for emissions cuts

    The EU’s new climate change commissioner is promising an initiative on reducing carbon dioxide emissions from lorries, and says the existing agreement to reduce CO2 emissions from new cars could...

     Monday, February 15, 2010 - 16:50
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    Securing the legislation is only half the battle

    Editorial by Kerstin Meyer, T&E Policy Officer

    It was Germany’s ‘iron chancellor’ Otto von Bismarck who once said, ‘Laws are like sausages – it is better not to see them being made....

     Monday, November 16, 2009 - 12:23
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    Guide to best vehicles

    The Commission is to set up an on-line guide showing information on clean and energy-efficient vehicles.

     Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 11:04
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    The EU must not hand over more powers to Geneva

    Editorial by Jos Dings, Director

    There’s an old joke that says the EU would not be allowed to be a member of itself. This is because it insists that all member states must have parliaments...

     Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 10:31
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    So how much will really change under President Obama?

    Guest column by Dr Alan C Lloyd, president of The International Council on Clean Transportation, USA

    The election of an American president with a much stronger environmental agenda...

     Monday, May 18, 2009 - 12:15
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    EEA: Transport still going in the ‘wrong direction’

    The head of the European Environment Agency says transport trends are still 'pointing in the wrong direction'. She was speaking as the EEA issued a report saying greenhouse gas emissions from...

     Thursday, April 9, 2009 - 15:51
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    Strict car target now helps 2020

    Getting agreement now on a strict CO2 emissions limit from new cars could be a key to the EU meeting its greenhouse gas reduction target of 20% by 2020 without the need for massive fuel tax rises...

     Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 16:45
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    Transport is undermining EU climate efforts, says EEA

    The European Environment Agency has attacked the transport sector for causing the EU to miss its Kyoto greenhouse gas reduction target. And its leading official has called for much stricter...

     Monday, March 10, 2008 - 18:24