This publication by AirClim, Seas At Risk, Bellona Foundation, North Sea Foundation, Transport & Environment and the European Environmental Bureau provides readers with the state of the art on air pollution from shipping and analyses the measures needed to significantly reduce it.
The current European Union noise regulations for new or upgraded interoperable rail vehicles came into force in 2002 for high-speed rail and in 2006 for conventional traffic. These standards are known as Technical Specifications for Interoperability (TSI), and are adopted by Commission Decisions. A comprehensive revision of the Noise TSI is planned for 2013. A working group has been established by the European Railway Agency (ERA) who is leading the revision process, where T&E represents the views of environmental groups. This paper is intended as an input to the working group.
This report is the sixth T&E has published on the annual progress Europe’s major car manufacturers have made in reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption of new cars.
This report summarises the latest evidence of the effect of traffic noise on the health and wellbeing of Europeans, and gives policy recommendations on how to reduce noise.
A report on concrete solutions to put an end to environmentally harmful subsidies within the EU Budget.
Analysis of CO2 emissions data submitted to the UNFCCC in 2008, including aviation and shipping data
An analysis of carmaker progress towards EU CO2 targets in 2009.
Report published ahead of the ICAO Triennial Assembly, Montreal, September - October 2010
The European Union established a 20% target for renewable energy use by 2020 and a 10% target for renewables in the transport sector by 2020. Bioenergy, including solid biomass and waste, is expected to represent 60% of the EU’s renewable energy use and biofuels is expected to cover most of the 10% renewable energy use in transport. Widely perceived as carbon neutral, new studies reveal that these policies could be increasing emissions compared to fossil fuels.