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  • Press release

    Commission efforts towards more sustainable biofuels, a step in the right direction

    T&E welcomes the news that the European Commission is taking a first
    step towards resolving the negative impacts of biofuels from food
    crops, but urges commissioners to...

     Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 12:43
  • Press release

    Europeans can breathe easier after MEPs vote for cleaner shipping fuel

    Environmental groups have today welcomed a European Parliament vote which will help cut back air pollution by significantly decreasing the amount of dirty sulphur allowed in marine fuels. The...

     Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 15:00
  • Press release

    EU draft law to cut traffic noise written by Porsche

     Monday, September 10, 2012 - 12:04
  • Publication

    It's time to cut HFC emissions from shipping

    The European Commission should put in place measures to cut maritime hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions as part of its wider strategy to reduce greenhouse gases from shipping. This is the ask a...

     Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 15:30
  • Opinion

    ICAO: Fighting for relevance

    Will ICAO be able to rise to the challenge of approving a global measure to cut GHG emissions from aircraft? Will such a global measure be convincing enough for the US, China and the other 26...

     Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 12:16
  • Opinion

    Tougher CO2 Targets for Cars: Emission Impossible?

    In this blog post, T&E programme manager Greg Archer describes the policy and political consequences of the newly-released Commission's proposal on car CO2 emissions. He also tries to figure...

     Friday, July 20, 2012 - 17:55
  • News

    Commission confirms car and van emissions limits for 2020

    The European Commission has published proposals that will confirm carbon dioxide limits for new cars and vans for the year 2020 in a review of existing laws. The proposed legislation, released on 11...

     Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 13:10
  • News

    Breakthrough on efforts to reduce emissions from aircraft

    Icao proposes ‘metric’ but NGOs still worried whether work will have a real impact

    Efforts to tackle emissions from aviation have taken a hesitant step forward, with the news that the...

     Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 13:03
  • News

    Megatrucks decision raises doubts, says MEP

    The decision by the EU transport commissioner Siim Kallas to allow so-called ‘megatrucks’ to cross EU borders raises doubts about whether the Commission takes its role as the guardian of EU...

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:10
  • News

    ‘Diesel kills’

    T&E’s French member organisation FNE has started a campaign showing that fine particle emissions from diesel engines can have deadly consequences for human health and the environment.

     Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 12:09