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Clean cars: Europe and America can learn from each other

By Roland Hwang

Both European and American NGOs are working hard to encourage the auto industries to produce cleaner and low-carbon cars, but the scope for coordination hasn’t been fully exploited. The aims may be the same, but the approaches haven’t, despite the obvious fact that the more the two continents adopt similar approaches, the more car makers can take advantage of the vast economies of scale by developing the same technologies for both markets.

Published on October 15, 2005 - 10:00

Green NGOs urge Commissioners to tackle climate impact of aviation

The European Commissioners are due to discuss the communication ‘Reducing the climate change impact of aviation’ at their meeting in Strasbourg this Tuesday (27 September). The Communication is expected to propose the inclusion of CO2 emissions from European flights into the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS).

Published on September 26, 2005 - 09:00