The vice-president of the European Investment Bank (EIB) says major transport investment projects have to be accompanied by some form of road charging.
The increased use of biofuels could be disastrous for biodiversity and create more environmental problems than they solve, if sustainability safeguards are not added to EU policy.
The Netherlands and Portugal have this month introduced differentiations into their car registration taxes to encourage car buyers to opt for the cleanest models.
The Commission is threatening to take legal action against Spain and France over unfair discounts from road user charges.
Greenhouse gases from Europe’s transport sector are preventing the EU from meeting its obligations under the Kyoto protocol.
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...
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...
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...
The European Parliament has taken a step that may accelerate efforts to tackle the environmental impact of air travel
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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