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  • Press release

    'Climate and energy portfolio needs Commissioner unencumbered by conflicts of interest' – T&E reaction to Cañete hearing

    Transport & Environment's reaction to the Parliament hearing for Commissioner-designate for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete.
    Despite three-...

     Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 21:35
  • News

    The ETS mess – Denmark’s unholy alliance with the German car industry

    Many people tend to see the world in a Manichean way. You’ve got the good guys and the bad guys. That’s as true within the environmental movement as anywhere else. So it is perhaps surprising to...

     Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 14:21
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    Denmark pushing to include transport in ETS

    The Danish government has asked EU leaders to consider including transport in the emissions trading system (ETS) when they discuss climate and energy targets at a European Council later this...

     Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 12:44
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    Three reasons why road transport in the ETS is a bad idea

    The EU is currently discussing its climate and energy policy for 2030. As part of these discussions German carmakers have been advocating the inclusion of road transport emissions in the EU...

     Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 12:59
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    Public support for urban car bans

    Measures that limit the movement of cars in urban areas actually attract public support – if they are understood.

     Monday, July 28, 2014 - 15:04
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    Germany's test of taxing transit traffic

    The question of how to tax transit traffic fairly under EU rules is likely to come to the fore after the German transport minister announced a new road toll aimed at non-German vehicles driving...

     Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 14:34
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    Congestion charge per km mooted

    A new study for the Brussels capital region in Belgium analyses the merits of a congestion charge with a fee per kilometre travelled.

     Monday, April 28, 2014 - 14:00
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    UK faces air quality fine

    The European Commission is taking legal action against the UK over claims it is exceeding limits on air pollution from traffic. Britain has two months to respond to the case that it breached EU...

     Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 17:04
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    Europeans will have to wait decades for a good night’s sleep

    An agreement reached yesterday means quieter road vehicles won’t be introduced for another 15 years. Transport & Environment (T&E) believes the deal crafted last night by the Commission,...

     Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 14:20
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    Traffic pollution could be causing asthma

    Pollution from road traffic could have a greater role in harming the health of children than previously thought. A new study based on research in 10 European cities estimates that 14% of chronic...

     Monday, April 22, 2013 - 12:04