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  • Press release

    EU recharges climate plan but risks letting countries off the hook on transport

    Plans to increase the EU’s climate targets to achieve a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 have been welcomed by clean transport group Transport & Environment (T&E). The...

     Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 11:57
  • Press release

    EU ramps up climate ambition, but risks undercutting national action

    The -55% climate target, announced today, makes the EU Green Deal the most ambitious climate initiative in the world, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said. But European...

     Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 10:05
  • Publication

    UK briefing: The plug-in hybrid con

    This briefing paper presents new evidence on the shocking real-world CO2 emissions of plug-in hybrid cars (PHEVs). An analysis of European studies of real-world CO2 emissions from PHEVs driven on...

     Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 23:45
  • Press release

    EU Parliament tells VdL to make shipping polluters pay

    The European Parliament today voted for ships to be required by EU law to cut their carbon emissions. MEPs said that for the first time shipping industry polluters must pay for their emissions in...

     Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 14:32
  • News

    Timmermans says vehicle CO2 targets more effective than road transport in ETS

    The EU’s climate chief supports more ambitious vehicle CO2 standards to clean up road transport. Speaking just one week before the Commission was due to publish its new 2030 climate strategy,...

     Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 14:14
  • Publication

    Why MEPs should vote to include shipping in the EU carbon market

    Ahead of this week's shipping pollution vote in the European Parliament, T&E and 14 environmental groups are appealing to MEPs to vote to include shipping pollution in the emissions trading...

     Monday, September 14, 2020 - 18:39
  • Publication

    2035 must be end date for sales of internal combustion engine cars in Europe

    In this letter, consumers, companies, NGOs and health experts call on the European Commission to set an EU-wide end date for sales of all combustion engine cars and vans. Only zero-emission...

     Friday, September 11, 2020 - 16:24
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    All across the world, forests, savannahs and grasslands  are in crisis – activities related to forestry and other land use — primarily deforestation — were responsible for 12% of...

     Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 12:27
  • Publication

    FuelEU Maritime public consultation

    FuelEU Maritime legislation should pursue a dual goal: 1) create predictable demand for green hydrogen(-based) fuels or direct use of electricity, 2) incentivise ships to increase their energy...

     Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 09:31
  • Press release

    Uber to electrify half its rides in Europe after T&E public appeal

    Uber will provide 50% of its rides in emissions-free vehicles across seven European capitals by 2025 and will aim for 100%, it announced today after an 11-month campaign by Transport &...

     Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 17:25