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  • News

    Setback in fight against greenwashing

    Attempts to establish a clear set of science-based criteria for ‘green’ investments have hit a roadblock. EU governments last week agreed a...

     Monday, September 30, 2019 - 22:39
  • News

    Gas should be treated same as other fossil fuels, report shows

    Powering Europe’s transport with fossil gas – widely known as ‘natural’ gas – would emit as much greenhouse gases as using petrol, diesel or conventional marine fuels, a...

     Monday, November 12, 2018 - 16:41
  • News

    New milestone for Norway’s pace-setting on EVs

    For the first time more electric and hybrid vehicles are being sold in Norway than petrol and diesel vehicles. The new milestone in the rapid growth of EVs is largely the result of incentives...

     Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 20:36
  • News

    Environmental concerns slow down airport expansion

    The contribution flying makes to climate change is finally starting to slow down plans to expand a number of airports across Europe. Two recent decisions in particular – one in Vienna, the other...

     Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 14:39
  • News

    Competition looms as rail reform gets MEPs’ green light

    Efforts to expose Europe’s rail companies to more competition have moved a step forward, with the EU’s ...

     Friday, January 6, 2017 - 13:59
  • News

    Electricity and transport’s ‘coupling’ needs more work

    By Jelena Simjanovic, clean energy director

    WHAT I LEARNED IN 2016: I joined T&E in late summer, soon after the European Commission published its...

     Friday, December 16, 2016 - 18:06
  • News

    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
  • News

    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
  • News

    EU unveils distance-based road charging plan

    Plans to develop a Europe-wide road-charging scheme have been unveiled by EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bluc. The charging of cars and lorries for road use based on distance driven would be...

     Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 09:10
  • News

    Governments reluctant to fund recharging points

    The initiative by the EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas to increase the number of recharging and refuelling points for vehicles that run on alternative fuels has run into problems, with...

     Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 08:27