Browse by topic: Climate Change and Energy, Standards

  • News

    Higher value for tar sands fuel is WTO-compliant

    The Commission has denied that changes to the EU Fuel Quality Directive will breach World Trade Organisation rules.

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:07
  • News

    Potential for cutting lorry emissions

    A study commissioned by the International Council on Clean Transportation says using low-resistance tyres, aerodynamic devices and lower weights can improve the fuel efficiency of lorries by...

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:06
  • News

    First energy & CO2 railway handbook

    The first railway handbook on energy consumption and CO2 emissions from the world’s railways has been published by the International Railways Union (UIC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA...

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:03
  • Press release

    Tighter car fuel efficiency standards welcomed

    Transport & Environment (T&E) has welcomed a European Commission proposal to confirm a 2020 fuel efficiency standard for new cars but says the target needs to be stronger with a further limit...

     Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 14:06
  • Publication

    T&E FAQ on cars CO2 standards

    In 2009, the EU set legally-binding targets for new cars to emit 130 grams of CO2 per km by 2015 and 95g in 2020. The regulation also required the Commission to carry out a review of “…the...

     Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 13:39
  • Publication

    Briefing: German manufacturers calling for weaker car fuel efficiency targets

    In 2009, the EU set legally-binding targets for new cars to emit, on average, 130 grammes of CO2 per km by 2015 and 95g in 2020. Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 also requires the Commission to carry...

     Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 11:12
  • News

    Green change possible if people see that it works

    by Dudley Curtis - T&E Communications Manager

    Dudley Curtis leaves T&E in August after eight years as communications manager. Here he...

     Monday, June 25, 2012 - 14:24
  • News

    Commission set to back 2020 car CO2 limits

    The Commission is planning to set 95 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre as the obligatory emissions limit for the average new car by 2020. T&E has welcomed the news but says developments...

     Monday, June 25, 2012 - 12:16
  • Press release

    EU could lose leadership position on fuel efficient cars

    According to Reuters (1), the EU is set to confirm a legally-binding target for average new car CO2 emissions of 95 g/km by 2020. Transport &...

     Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 13:06
  • Publication

    Cars and CO2

     Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 10:36