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Nine former Environment Ministers call for a stricter climate policy for cars

Today, nine former EU Environment Ministers appealed to Commission President José Manuel Barroso to respect a target they set ten years ago for carbon dioxide emissions from new cars. The ministers urged Barroso 'to do what is necessary to ensure that carmakers and importers of Europe reach the 120g CO2/km target by 2010'.

Published on September 13, 2006 - 08:19

Aeroplanes' fuel-inefficiency

T&E Director Jos Dings writes in this week's European Voice: T&E does not believe that the 1999 UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) study on aviation and the global atmosphere is misleading ('No taxes, no emission reduction targets', 13-19 July) as your report suggested.

Published on July 27, 2006 - 13:00