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  • News

    Air pollution on the rise in Spain

    Some 97% of Spain’s population is being exposed to harmful levels of air pollution, a report by T&E’s Spanish member Ecologistas en Acción shows. The economic recovery has brought an increase...

     Monday, July 2, 2018 - 15:34
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    Natural gas not a ‘bridge fuel’ to cleaner trucks and cars – study

    Natural gas is not a ‘bridge fuel’ to a cleaner future for cars and trucks – as the fossil fuel industry claims –...

     Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 16:36
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    CO2 standards for 2025 needed – Parliament report

    CO2 standards for new vehicles have been proven to work and new targets should be introduced for 2025 and 2030, a...

     Monday, February 29, 2016 - 09:56
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    Low-carbon cities ‘a $17 trillion opportunity’

    New research has suggested that investing in public and low-emission transport could bring massive financial savings in addition to making a sizeable contribution to reducing greenhouse gases.

     Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 15:29
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    Electro-mobility and alternative fuels central to ‘energy union’ agenda

    Further decarbonisation of transport through a shift to alternative fuels and electro-mobility forms a major part of the European Commission’s strategy for an ‘...

     Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 12:22
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    UK faces air quality fine

    The European Commission is taking legal action against the UK over claims it is exceeding limits on air pollution from traffic. Britain has two months to respond to the case that it breached EU...

     Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 17:04
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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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    Buying green

    MEPs have approved a compromise deal that brings closer a new directive making it obligatory for local authorities to seek cleaner vehicles for public transport contracts.

     Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 16:36
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    Manchester proposes congestion charge

    Manchester has become the latest city to propose a congestion charge. The city says congestion is costing businesses money and depriving the city of skilled workers. Five other major European...

     Tuesday, July 22, 2008 - 17:46
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    Lifetime costs

    The Commission’s long-awaited draft legislation on the rules for public authorities to buy road vehicles came out in December, and as expected they will require all authorities in the EU to...

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 16:32