EU transport ministers have welcomed the Commission’s proposed revision of the environmental objectives of the Common Transport Policy.
Euro 4 emissions standards for lorries entered into force on 1 October but questions remain over enforcement of the new and future standards.
Negotiations are continuing on reinstating Stockholm’s congestion charge after last month's local referendum and parliamentary election.
The United Nations’ Åarhus convention came into effect last month for the EU’s institutions.
A comparison of rail and air on the London-Paris route has found train journeys generate about 10 times less carbon dioxide per passenger than flying.
Editorial by Dudley Curtis
If there ever was a bad news story about cars and the environment, the voluntary agreement signed by car makers and the EU in 1998 was it.
The Commission has published an action plan on energy efficiency which restates the threat to the car industry that legislation will come if the makers do not meet the EU’s carbon dioxide reduction...
The state of California is taking legal action against six leading car makers for their contribution to global warming.
The EU’s statistical office Eurostat chose Car Free Day to publish details of the growth of car use in the 25 member states.
Sweden’s proposed environmental tax on air tickets has fallen victim to the country’s change of government.
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