Browse by topic: Press release, Air Pollution

  • Press release

    Environmental groups welcome new pollution limits for lorries

    The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Transport and Environment (T&E) have welcomed today's vote in the European Parliament on 'EURO VI' air pollution limits for new lorries and buses...

     Tuesday, December 16, 2008 - 10:30
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    IMO agrees sulphur cap but stalls on climate change

    Environmental NGOs have welcomed last Thursday's decision by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to require substantial reductions in the sulphur content of marine fuel from 2020. But...

     Monday, October 13, 2008 - 12:00
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    T&E Reaction to the adoption of the 'Greener Transport Package' by the European Commission

    The European Commission adopted today a package entitled "Towards Greener Transport" which included a long-awaited strategy to allow transport to pay for the costs that they cause to environment...

     Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 17:10
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    Cleaner ship fuel could save thousands of lives

    As the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the London-based United Nations body that regulates shipping across the world, began meetings this week to review and potentially tighten air...

     Monday, February 4, 2008 - 09:00
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    IMO's decade of failure on shipping emissions; EU must take the lead

    Transport and Environment (T&E) is calling on the EU to introduce measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants from ships following the failure of the international...

     Monday, July 16, 2007 - 12:00
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    Christmas comes early for SUV makers

    The European Parliament has voted on new vehicle emissions standards (Euro 5 /6) in a compromise deal with ministers that allows makers of gas-guzzling sports utility vehicles (SUVs) an extra...

     Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 16:00
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    Green groups call for cleaner ship fuels and engines

    Oslo, Norway. Environmental groups allied with Friends of the Earth International are pressing for ships to abandon dirty bunker fuels and cut engine emissions by 70 to 90 percent using current...

     Monday, November 13, 2006 - 09:00
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    Parliament says Europe must wait until 2015 for clean diesels; America gets them this week

    Mercedes-Benz has this week launched its E320 BlueTec model for sale in America. The car is the first of a new-generation of diesels that meet strict new American emissions standards and would...

     Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 11:35
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    Euro 5 Proposals May Prove Embarrassing

    T&E's Aat Peterse writes in today's Financial Times:

    Another reason there are so few diesel cars in the US is strict air pollution standards ("Carmakers display a cleaner side of...

     Friday, February 3, 2006 - 09:00
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    Environmental Groups’ Reaction to EU Car Emissions Proposal (EURO 5)

    European car manufacturers will soon be selling dirtier diesel cars in their home market than they export to the United States if the European Commission’s proposed 'EURO 5' emissions standards...

     Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - 13:00