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    ‘Disproportionate’ influence for business lobbyists in EU

    Lobbyists and representatives from industry have a disproportionate influence in the ‘expert groups’ that advise the Commission on drawing up EU legislation.

     Wednesday, April 16, 2008 - 13:00
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    Transport is undermining EU climate efforts, says EEA

    The European Environment Agency has attacked the transport sector for causing the EU to miss its Kyoto greenhouse gas reduction target. And its leading official has called for much stricter...

     Monday, March 10, 2008 - 18:24
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    Cost of ‘two-seat’ EU in CO2 emissions

    The EU’s continued ‘two-seat’ operation in Brussels and Strasbourg is causing almost 20 000 tonnes of needless additional carbon dioxide emissions.

     Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 15:23
  • News

    Business On Track

    Taking the train may in most cases be an environmentally better option than flying, but it may also be better for business travellers, according to a report by T&E’s member Transform Scotland...

     Thursday, December 13, 2007 - 10:00
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    Cyclists’ interests ‘completely eroded’ in last-minute conciliation deal on rail

    The EU’s third railway package has been completed, but two cyclists’ umbrella organisations have accused ministers and the Commission of a betrayal of cyclists’ interests.

     Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    Could all transport be in the ETS?

    Making transport pay its true costs is back on the EU agenda, after the Commission opened a public consultation on internalising external costs that floats the idea that all transport could be...

     Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    Bigger Not Better

    Research carried out in Great Britain says there is ‘no evidence’ that long heavy lorries (sometimes known as ‘gigaliners’) are good for road freight efficiency.

     Monday, November 12, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    Bill of rights for rail passengers

    MEPs have approved a new bill of rights for rail travellers, including company liability for passengers and their luggage, and the right to take a bicycle on board.

     Wednesday, October 17, 2007 - 10:00
  • News

    No To ‘Gigaliners’

    Transport ministers of Germany’s 16 federated states have voted not to allow extralong lorries on German roads.

     Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 10:00
  • Press release

    Take action on transport and climate change

    European citizens can email their MEPs directly to call for action on transport and climate change thanks to a new website created by Friends of the Earth.

     Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 16:57