January 6, 2016 - 14:30
by Cristina Mestre, shipping and fuels officer
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: As a newbie at T&E, it’s a challenge to summarise all I’ve learned about the biofuels...
January 6, 2016 - 15:00
by Cecile Toubeau, manager, better trade and regulation
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: It was a long year for EU trade negotiators who, when posed with the question of why...
January 6, 2016 - 15:40
By William Todts, director, freight and climate
WHAT I KNOW IN 2016 THAT I DIDN’T KNOW IN 2015: In between sending off the last e-mails, cleaning my desk and trying to recover from the T...
December 10, 2015 - 14:11
Countries calling for an ambitious agreement at the Paris climate summit must insist that language on aviation and shipping emissions be reinserted or the prospects of keeping global warming...
November 4, 2015 - 11:23
The recent support by MEPs for a proposal to encourage the retrofitting of a range of diesel engines with clean-up technology could help solve a paradox in which the EU is funding a rise in air...
November 3, 2015 - 11:14
The environmental direction of Canada’s new Liberal Party government is known – easily an improvement on Stephen Harper’s hostile Conservative administration. But the extent to which new prime...
December 10, 2015 - 11:06
The Paris ‘Conference of the Parties’ 21, the most important climate conference since the failed Copenhagen one of six years ago, is nearing an outcome. The dramatic 13 November events...
December 10, 2015 - 10:56
Europe’s diesel cars received indirect subsidies totalling almost €27 billion last year through lower fuel taxes, a new study has found. Diesel fuel was taxed at, on average, 14 cent less per...
December 10, 2015 - 10:50
European trucks burn the same amount of fuel per km now as they did more than a decade ago, according to a new study, prompting calls for fuel economy standards to be introduced to accelerate...
December 9, 2015 - 15:15
The Socialists & Democrats group in the European Parliament has told environment ministers to ‘substantially modify’ a decision to weaken emissions limits for diesel cars when they meet on 16...
December 9, 2015 - 15:08
Carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën and T&E have agreed to work together to measure the real-world CO2 emissions of the company’s fleet – the first time a car manufacturer has accepted real-world...
November 3, 2015 - 17:34
The new city government in Oslo has said it will eliminate private cars from the city centre by 2019 as part of plans to make the Norwegian capital reduce its greenhouse gases by 50%.
November 3, 2015 - 14:50
The Obama administration has blocked any new drilling permits for oil in the Arctic for the next two years, and refused requests to extend existing drilling permits. The decision follows Shell’s...
November 2, 2015 - 15:18
MEPs have voted for mandatory fuel consumption meters on all new cars from 2019 – tightening the Commission’s original proposal on eliminating the discrepancy between emissions in test conditions...
October 16, 2015 - 11:32
Just days before the Volkswagen scandal became public, environmental campaigners in Germany confronted Angela Merkel with the message ‘Diesel exhausts kill’ as the German chancellor opened the...