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.
Voters in Stockholm have said yes to the city’s congestion charge, but confusion reigns over whether it will be re-introduced.
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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