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    MEPs weaken Euro-VI NOx and particle limits

    MEPs have voted to water down proposed limits on nitrogen oxides and fine particle emissions from heavy vehicles. The decision appears to reflect a wish to prioritise fighting carbon dioxide...

     Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 09:30
  • Publication

    The European Commission proposal on the Greening Transport Package

     Tuesday, July 29, 2008 - 17:19
  • Press release

    T&E Reaction to the adoption of the 'Greener Transport Package' by the European Commission

    The European Commission adopted today a package entitled "Towards Greener Transport" which included a long-awaited strategy to allow transport to pay for the costs that they cause to environment...

     Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 17:10
  • News

    Euro VI standards should be stricter and sooner, says MEP

    The MEP responsible for coordinating responses to the Commission’s Euro VI emissions standards for heavy vehicles says the standards should be stricter and come into force 18 months earlier than...

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 16:14
  • News

    Green capitals

    The European Commission has launched a search for Europe’s greenest capitals.

     Monday, June 16, 2008 - 16:04
  • News

    German limit

    Germany’s city-state of Bremen announced last month that its 60 kilometres of motorway will have a blanket 120 km/h speed limit.

     Wednesday, May 14, 2008 - 16:53
  • News

    Drive Time Permits

    An Irish academic has suggested that the way to solve congestion problems is to give drivers a set amount of driving time per year.

     Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 13:05
  • News

    Breakthrough on shipping fuels as IMO working group recommends sulphur cap

    Significant progress has been made in the fight to reduce air pollution caused by ships, as the International Maritime Organisation looks set to impose caps on sulphur in shipping fuels later this...

     Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 11:52
  • News

    Bad air quality

    Air quality is getting worse in the EU, according to a report into concentrations of particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone, and local traffic is largely to blame. The report by the...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 16:04
  • News

    Is shipping’s climate contribution underestimated?

    A new report suggests shipping’s contribution to global warming may have been underestimated, while a coalition of environmental NGOs has said cleaning up shipping’s pollutant emissions would save...

     Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 15:45