Events

  • When: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:30 to 15:00
    Where?:
    Room 5G1
    European Parliament
    1047 Brussels
    Belgium
    Transport & Environment (T&E), with the financial support of Umweltbundesamt (UBA), is convening a policy discussion on the contribution of shipping to the EU's emissions reduction targets for 2030. The event will bring together high-profile speakers from industry, governments and academia and NGOs to discuss how the sector can carries its fair share of the burden to meet the objectives of the Paris climate agreement.
  • When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 10:30 to 12:00
    Aviation is responsible for almost 5% of all global warming and its emissions are predicted to grow by up to 300% in 2050. Such a growth rate would make the target of keeping the global temperature increase to under 1.5/2°C almost impossible to achieve. Further ambition is required, and cooperation between the UNFCCC and the International Civil Organisation is essential to achieving this.
  • When: Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 13:15 to 14:45
    Where?:
    Observer room 02
    Blue zone
    93013 Le Bourget
    Belgium
    The Danish Government, the European Climate Foundation (ECF), Transport & Environment (T&E) and Naturschutzbund Deutschland (NABU) are convening a high-level discussion on international shipping emissions at an official side at the Paris COP. The event will bring together high-profile speakers from industry, governments and academia and NGOs to discuss the climate impact of international shipping and how this problem can be effectively addressed.
  • When: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 08:00 to 09:30
    Where?:
    European Parliament
    Room ASP 1E1
    1000 Brussels
    Belgium
    ICAO, the UN aviation agency, is working on a CO2 efficiency standard for new aircraft. Aviation is the only transport mode without such a standard for new vehicles. In sector emission reductions are vital as ICAO predicts international aviation emissions, already substantial, will grow up to 300% by 2050.
  • When: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 16:00 to 18:30
    Where?:
    European Parliament
    Room 6Q1
    1000 Brussels
    Belgium
    Ship sulphur.jpg  A debate on the EU's sulphur fuel regulation. 
  • When: Monday, September 14, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:30
    Where?:
    Members’ Salon, European Parliament
    1050 Ixelles, Brussels
    Belgium
    The reception will be opened by Catherine Bearder MEP, followed by the presentation of the report findings (T&E's Greg Archer), perspective from London (the Air Quality Manager) and closing remarks by Seb Dance MEP.
  • When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:00 to 15:00
    European NGOs working on sustainable shipping, European and Greek policy makers and industry representatives will share their views on future challenges and opportunities for Europe’s maritime industry.
  • When: Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 13:00 to 14:30
    Where?:
    Room ASP 3 H 1
    European Parliament
    1047 Brussels
    Belgium
    A policy lunch, The Sulphur Directive – cutting air pollution from ships, will be hosted by Jytte Guteland MEP (S&D) and organised by Transport & Environment with the financial support of Umwelt Bundes Amt.
  • When: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 12:00 to 15:00
    Where?:
    Science14
    Rue de la Science 14b
    1040 Brussels
    Belgium
    This event has taken place. Click here to download a summary. Some of the presentations can be downloaded below.A lunchtime debate, Aviation and climate change – destination unknown?, will be hosted by Lucy Anderson MEP (S&D) and Bas Eickhout MEP (Greens/EFA) and organised by Transport & Environment with the financial support of Umwelt Bundes Amt.
  • When: Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 17:00 to 18:30
    Where?:
    European Parliament
    Room ASP 5G-1
    1047 Brussels
    Belgium
    MEP Phil Bennion invites you to participate in a conference debate on the benefits to road safety, cities, hauliers and the environment of proposed updates to the weights and dimensions of lorries. The conference will take place on 29 January from 17h00 - 18h30. The debate will be followed by a cocktail.

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