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    EU shipping's €24bn-a-year fossil tax holidays

    This paper estimates that the EU gives more than EURO 24 billion per year in subsidies to maritime sector in the form of fossil fuel tax exemptions under the European Energy Tax Directive (ETD)...

     Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 17:51
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    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
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    Why ICAO and Corsia cannot deliver on climate

    Several years of efforts at international level have resulted in the creation of a global offsetting scheme for international aviation, known as the Carbon Offsetting Scheme for International...

     Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 22:21
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    Do gas trucks reduce emissions?

    A number of truck manufacturers claim that trucks running on gas deliver strong air quality and greenhouse gas benefits compared to diesel. On-road tests commissioned by the Dutch government were...

     Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 15:52
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    Mission Possible: How carmakers can reach their 2021 CO2 targets and avoid fines

    Reducing CO2 emissions from all new cars and accelerating the uptake of zero emission models is essential to prevent a climate emergency. This is not a silver bullet - local and national policies...

     Monday, September 9, 2019 - 06:51
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    Electric surge: Carmakers' electric car plans across Europe 2019-2025

    Electric cars are about to go mainstream in Europe, and 2020/2021 is likely to be a tipping point for the market. Until recently, the EV market was limited to a niche of early adopters but...

     Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 05:00
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    Analysis of state aid to Ryanair airports

    An analysis of all EU airports served by Ryanair has found that almost one-quarter of these airports are likely to be receiving state aid. The analysis, which is non-exhaustive as we focused only...

     Monday, July 15, 2019 - 17:33
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    The trend worsens: More palm oil for energy, less for food

    In 2018, almost two-thirds (65%) of the palm oil imported into the EU was burned as energy. Of that, 53% was used to make biodiesel for cars and trucks and 12% to generate electricity and heating...

     Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 18:53
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    National Energy and Climate Plans transport ranking

    All European member states had to submit before the end of last year their draft plans on how to achieve 2030 energy and climate targets; the so-called draft National Energy and Climate Plans (...

     Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:05
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    Diesel recalls have stalled in the middle of an EU air quality crisis

    An analysis of new official EU data shows that progress on recalls of manipulated diesel cars is stalling in the European Union while the continent still faces an air quality crisis which has...

     Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 06:00