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    Cobalt from Congo: how to source it better

    As the transition to electric vehicles is gaining speed in Europe and globally, demand for cobalt has jumped over past years and will significantly increase in the future....

     Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 14:57
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    Impact of vehicle CO2 standards on national transport emissions

    Road transport contributes over 35% of the emissions covered within the Climate Action Regulation that sets member state targets for reducing GHG emissions for sectors outside of the Emissions...

     Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 10:17
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    EU truckmakers’ proposal for CO2 standards will increase climate emissions and make trucks less fuel efficient

    T&E analysed the impact of the truck lobby’s (ACEA and VDA) proposal on transport and truck emissions in Germany and Europe, using the in-house model EUTRM. The analysis shows that if policy...

     Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:23
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    Electric vehicles: the truth

    This paper presents evidence to dispel many of the myths about electric vehicles and explains why they are key to reducing CO2 emissions from personal mobility.

     Friday, September 7, 2018 - 10:54
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    Up in smoke: Europe’s cars driving deforestation in South East Asia

    More than half of the palm oil imported into the EU is used to make biodiesel for cars and trucks. Palm oil used for biodiesel has increased sharply over the last years while food consumption of...

     Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 06:56
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    Seven facts about palm oil biodiesel

    The EU is entering in the final round of negotiations on the REDII. One of the outstanding issues to be agreed between EU Parliament, the Council and Commission is palm oil biodiesel. In January...

     Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 19:17
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    Brexit and aviation: What is the best scenario for the environment?

    Since the creation of the European Single Aviation Market, the UK and its airlines have greatly benefited for decades from full access to the European market. This access will cease to exist on 29...

     Monday, December 11, 2017 - 10:19
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    Car CO2 regulation: The case and content of an effective proposal

    Following the unhelpful intervention of the Juncker Cabinet it would be preferable to delay the proposal and negotiate on key points to produce a stronger outcome. The alternative is to issue a...

     Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 14:47
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    Cars and vans: how to stop CO2 emissions growing?

    Road transport is one of the few EU sectors where CO2 emissions continue to grow. To address the problem, the Commission plans to publish its proposals on car and van CO2 standards in November,...

     Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 12:02
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    Biofuels policies do increase food prices

    Policies to promote food based biofuels do lead to increases in food prices, an extensive independent literature review has concluded. The analysis considered over one hundred economic modelling...

     Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 16:11

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