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    ‘Mindless scaremongering’ helps weaken cars target

    The next generation of EU rules requiring car makers to reduce carbon dioxide from new vehicles will involve a weakening of an 11-year-old commitment on fighting global warming.

     Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 10:00
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    Compromise is good politics, but a lot more needs to be done

    Editorial by Jos Dings

    What a month! There was good news and bad news, and bad news that turned into good news. In general, we should be happy at the first binding targets for car...

     Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 10:00
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    Is ‘mutual agreement’ being used as a sabotage tool?

    European environmental groups have been trying to thwart an American initiative that would effectively kill off emissions trading being introduced in aviation.

     Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 10:00
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    Europe set to weaken key climate target for new cars

    The European Commission has proposed to weaken an eleven-year-old climate target for new cars just five days after the global scientific community warned policymakers to take serious and urgent...

     Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 12:34
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    Environmental NGOs call on Barroso to legislate on cars and climate

    The directors of ten leading environmental NGOs have co-signed a letter to Commission President Barroso calling on him to bring forward binding legislation on cars and climate change. The letter...

     Tuesday, January 23, 2007 - 10:00
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    Car makers say CO2 limits unfair

    Europe’s car makers are calling on the Commission not to impose limits for carbon dioxide emissions, saying the politicians have not done their job in providing tax incentives for cleaner cars....

     Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 10:00
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    Concern over concessions on aviation in ETS

    The European Commission has confirmed that aviation is to be included in the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme, but some late concessions are threatening to severely limit the step’s effectiveness....

     Thursday, December 21, 2006 - 10:00
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    EU aviation emissions scheme 'too weak'

    European Commission plans to integrate air transport into the EU emissions trading system are too weak to substantially reduce the climate impact of the sector according to T&E, a network of...

     Wednesday, December 20, 2006 - 12:30
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    Airline industry is living in the clouds

    Jos Dings, director of T&E, writes in today's Financial Times:

    The International Air Transport...

     Thursday, November 23, 2006 - 09:00
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    Leaked report says aviation enters ETS in 2011

    Details are gradually emerging about the Commission’s plans to include aviation in the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme. Although an official proposal is still at least a few weeks away, comments...

     Monday, November 20, 2006 - 09:00

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