Browse by topic: Climate Change and Energy, Fuels, Transport policy

  • Publication

    Why Britain’s fuel tax giveaway is costing the earth

    The UK’s drivers will shortly celebrate a decade of frozen fuel taxes with consecutive budgets maintaining duty rates at 57.95p/l since 2010 rather than raising the tax in line with inflation.

     Friday, November 15, 2019 - 15:56
  • Opinion

    How to surf the green wave – and get a Green New Deal for transport

    You could almost hear the sigh of relief going through the ‘Quartier Européen’ two weeks ago. Despite all the talk of a populist anti-EU insurgency taking Brussels by storm, that was not Sunday...

     Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 01:41
  • Press release

    People or palm oil corporations: who will the EU listen to?

    More than 65,000 Europeans have taken part in the public consultation urging the Commission to close the door to palm oil and soy in diesel

     Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:32
  • News

    EU says palm oil diesel a climate catastrophe but leaves loopholes open

    Pressure is mounting on EU officials to remove several loopholes in its plan to phase out subsidies for biodiesel produced from palm oil. Earlier this month the European...

     Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 17:28
  • Opinion

    To burn or not to burn – Juncker’s palm oil conundrum

    Should Europeans be forced to burn palm and soy in their cars in the name of EU climate policy? This is the simple question the European Commission needs to answer today....

     Friday, February 1, 2019 - 05:52
  • Press release

    Apes invade EU embassies in European capitals and EU Commission building in Brussels

    International coalition of NGOs, #NotInMyTank, invites all like-minded primates to join the huddle. Orangutans have announced gatherings in front of EU representation offices in Berlin, Brussels,...

     Friday, January 18, 2019 - 15:46
  • Event

    High risk biofuels in the new RED II

    The EU Renewable Energy Directive has been approved by the European Parliament and the Council and officially published. But one major piece of the biofuels’ puzzle - a delegated act on high and...

     Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:20
  • News

    Petition: No palm oil in my tank!

    Palm oil expansion is increasing deforestation, ravaging some of the planet’s remaining rainforests and our most precious wildlife.

    But we can change this! ...

     Friday, January 4, 2019 - 11:21
  • Opinion

    Will the real MAC please stand up?

    “What a day! More tomorrow. Goodnight and goodbye #EU2050”. EU climate commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete was obviously very...

     Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 17:23
  • Publication

    How to decarbonise European transport by 2050

    Transport is Europe's biggest climate problem accounting for 27% of its GHG emissions in 2017. Transport pollution is causing the illness and premature deaths of hundreds of thousands of Europeans...

     Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 08:45