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  • Publication

    One corporation to pollute them all

    The main purpose of this study is to analyse air pollution caused by luxury passenger cruise ships in European waters. The results show that the luxury cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation...

     Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 11:27
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    Cobalt from Congo: how to source it better

    As the transition to electric vehicles is gaining speed in Europe and globally, demand for cobalt has jumped over past years and will significantly increase in the future....

     Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 14:57
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    Analysis of the European Commission’s ‘Roadmap towards clean vehicles’

    On Monday 18 March 2019, the European Commission will present and discuss with Member States, industry and civil society a “Roadmap towards clean vehicles”. This document is the first-ever EU...

     Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:52
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    Phasing-out palm oil biodiesel is compatible with WTO due to its climate and environmental impacts

    In the context of the EU recast of the Renewable Energy Directive (REDII), the European co-legislators asked the Commission to develop a methodology to identify high ILUC...

     Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 12:57
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    Trump's US relegates the EU to the third place in EV race

    Latest electric passenger car sales data from 2018 shows that the US has overtaken Europe in the numbers of electric vehicles (EV1) sold, by around 60,000 units. This is despite the EU being much...

     Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 06:51
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    Domestic aviation fuel tax in the EU

    This briefing will consider the legal possibilities for imposing a tax on the fuel used in EU member states' domestic aviation. It will consider the relevant treaties and laws: the Chicago...

     Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 14:23
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    EU cars CO2 regulation and plug-in hybrid cars

    The first briefing evaluates the impact of the design of the post-2020 CO2 standards for cars on the evolution of the zero and low emission (ZLEV) market in Europe and particularly plug-in hybrid...

     Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 09:54
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    Council amendments on counting electric cars: backdoor weakening of Cars CO2 limits

    The European Parliament, Council and the Commission are in the final stage of negotiations on the 2025/2030 CO2 standards for new cars and vans. This briefing analyses the impact of the two...

     Monday, November 5, 2018 - 12:02
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    City bans are spreading in Europe

    The present briefing provides an overview on the evolution of low-emissions zones for cars and vans in EU cities and analyses their effect on consumer behaviour on the basis of a representative...

     Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 20:28
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    Dirty diesels heading East: Romanian edition

    New evidence shows 370,000 old and highly polluting second-hand diesels were exported to Romania in 2017. There are measures to restrict the influx, says legal analysis.

     Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 14:00