The Netherlands and Portugal have this month introduced differentiations into their car registration taxes to encourage car buyers to opt for the cleanest models.
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The Commission is threatening to take legal action against Spain and France over unfair discounts from road user charges.
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Greenhouse gases from Europe’s transport sector are preventing the EU from meeting its obligations under the Kyoto protocol.
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The head of Volkswagen has criticised tax concessions for biofuels, at the same time as a new report from the banking sector casts doubt on the sustainability of such fuels and the EU’s current...
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Environmental campaigners in Slovakia have written to the European Investment Bank, asking it to suspend the financing of a section of the D1 motorway through western Slovakia which forms part of the...
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The Commission has approved a revised Common Transport Policy (CTP) that contradicts the EU’s sustainable development strategy published just six days earlier. The juxtaposition of the two documents...
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The European Parliament has taken a step that may accelerate efforts to tackle the environmental impact of air travel
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The European Parliament’s environment committee has voted to delay the Commission’s proposed Euro-5 pollution standards from cars, and to weaken some elements of the package.
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Voters in Stockholm have said yes to the city’s congestion charge, but confusion reigns over whether it will be re-introduced.
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The European Commission has today published a green paper on lobbying transparency. Click here to download the position of the Green 10 group of environmental NGOs on lobbying in the EU.
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