Browse by topic: Noise, Standards

  • Opinion

    Money makes the (green) world go round

    "The interactions of a myriad of organisms make life possible on our planet, but it’s money that makes the world go round."

    To fund a brave new (green) world and kill greenwashing...

     Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 15:15
  • Press release

    MEPs resist Trojan horse in green investment negotiations

    Efforts to water down proposed new rules on which financial investments can be labelled environmentally sustainable have been blocked by the European Parliament.

     Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 20:58
  • Press release

    Timmermans must make concrete proposals to deliver a European Green Deal

    Concrete proposals to clean up transport, the biggest emitter in Europe, will be needed from Frans Timmermans if he is to live up to the positive rhetoric of today’s parliamentary hearing,...

     Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 16:06
  • News

    VdL’s ‘one in, one out’ policy ‘incompatible’ with climate efforts

    Europe’s leading environmental NGOs have warned that the incoming European Commission president’s ‘one in, one out’ proposal for EU legislation will lead to a weakening of efforts to tackle...

     Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 00:45
  • Press release

    Runaway driverless cars will increase congestion and accelerate climate breakdown

    The unregulated advent of driverless cars could increase traffic in European cities by 50% to 150% by 2050, which would be like a rush hour that lasts all day, a...

     Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 07:00
  • Publication

    Less (cars) is more: how to go from new to sustainable mobility

    This paper shows through research and transport modelling the possible outcomes of the autonomous (and connected), electric, shared (new mobility), and urban planning revolutions. Based on the...

     Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 07:00
  • Press release

    Just one in 10 urban buses sold in Europe now fully electric – analysis

    Fully electric buses only account for 9% of urban bus sales in Europe – despite being cost competitive with diesel buses when the costs of air pollution and noise are taken into account. That’s...

     Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:57
  • Publication

    Electric buses arrive on time

    Urban buses are the first transport mode where electrification is having a significant impact today. This trend is driven primarily by the rising awareness of toxic air pollution in our cities...

     Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 08:46
  • Publication

    Fuelling Italy’s Future

    Fuelling Italy’s Future: How the transition to low-carbon mobility strengthens the economy shows that the transition to low-carbon mobility in Italy can improve the domestic economy,...

     Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 21:43
  • Publication

    Climate risks from the return of supersonic aircraft

    A number of companies have announced efforts to bring back commercial supersonic transport. But, as this briefing outlines, the extraordinary negative environmental impact of these aircraft,...

     Friday, June 1, 2018 - 12:32