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  • Publication

    How to decarbonise European transport by 2050

    Transport is Europe's biggest climate problem accounting for 27% of its GHG emissions in 2017. Transport pollution is causing the illness and premature deaths of hundreds of thousands of Europeans...

     Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 08:45
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    Up in smoke: Europe’s cars driving deforestation in South East Asia

    More than half of the palm oil imported into the EU is used to make biodiesel for cars and trucks. Palm oil used for biodiesel has increased sharply over the last years while food consumption of...

     Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 06:56
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    Biofuels policies do increase food prices

    Policies to promote food based biofuels do lead to increases in food prices, an extensive independent literature review has concluded. The analysis considered over one hundred economic modelling...

     Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 16:11
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    How much sustainable biomass does Europe have in 2030?

    European heads of state have agreed that in 2030, 27% of Europe’s energy should come from renewable sources. Not all renewables are sustainable though; for instance, food-based biofuels as well as...

     Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 09:00
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    Roll-out of public EV charging infrastructure in the EU

    Which comes first, electric cars or the recharging points? How to tackle this dilemma has been the subject of considerable debate. This report examines the importance and availability of public...

     Friday, September 7, 2018 - 07:27
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    Seven facts about palm oil biodiesel

    The EU is entering in the final round of negotiations on the REDII. One of the outstanding issues to be agreed between EU Parliament, the Council and Commission is palm oil biodiesel. In January...

     Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 19:17
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    Dirty diesels heading East

    With drivers ditching their diesel cars in view of an increasing number of city bans and low-emissions zones in Western Europe, many of these dirty cars now end up in Central & Eastern EU...

     Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:15
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    Reject a new target for crop biofuels - ITRE vote 28th November

    At the meeting of the ITRE Committee on 28th November, MEPs will be voting on the recast of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED, 2016/0382/COD). In the letter here below, the main environmental...

     Monday, November 27, 2017 - 09:57
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    Transport White Paper: efficient, electric, priced, and international

    Speech delivered by Jos Dings, T&E director, at the European Parliament Transport Committee’s hearing on the White Paper on Transport on 17 March 2015

     Monday, March 23, 2015 - 12:50