December 18, 2016 - 21:04
All inner-city buses in Eindhoven are now electric, it was announced last week. The move means the Dutch city has the largest zero-emission bus fleet in public transport in Europe and is the...
December 18, 2016 - 20:46
A new solar energy scheme is set to record yet another record-low price for zero-carbon energy. In a year when advances in renewable energy technology have pushed prices for solar and wind energy...
December 16, 2016 - 18:25
By Jos Dings, executive director
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: This piece is not to add to the incredible volume of thoughtful analysis on what made Brexit and Trump possible – let alone to...
December 16, 2016 - 18:15
By Bill Hemmings, aviation and shipping director
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: 2015 ended with big promises from the UN aviation and shipping bodies, ICAO and the IMO, that they’d finally act...
December 16, 2016 - 18:06
By Jelena Simjanovic, clean energy director
WHAT I LEARNED IN 2016: I joined T&E in late summer, soon after the European Commission published its Low-emission Mobility Strategy. Its...
December 16, 2016 - 17:53
By Greg Archer, clean vehicles director
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: After many false dawns, 2016 is the year electric cars showed they are on a path to rapidly replacing the infernal...
December 16, 2016 - 17:48
By William Todts, freight and climate director
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: “So what did you learn in 2016? And could you write a blog about it?" asked our communications officer.
December 16, 2016 - 17:43
By Cécile Toubeau, better trade and regulation director
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: It has been a bumpy year for European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. No one predicted the UK’s...
December 16, 2016 - 17:36
by Julia Poliscanova, clean vehicles and air quality manager
WHAT WE LEARNED IN 2016: In response to the Dieselgate scandal, 2016 started with a bang with the Commission’s type approval...
November 13, 2016 - 23:00
In April 2015, Norway reached its goal of bringing 50,000 electric cars onto the streets – three years earlier than planned thanks to a generous scheme of incentives. Today more than...
November 13, 2016 - 22:49
Roughly 145,000 new electric vehicles (EV) were sold in Europe last year – twice as much as in 2014 – making the European market the second biggest in the world, according to a recent T...
November 10, 2016 - 15:43
When oil prices were rising fast, some 10 years ago, the idea of ‘peak oil’ re-emerged – the (false) idea that the world’s oil supplies were about to run out. Several recent publications now hint...
November 10, 2016 - 15:22
The United Nations Environment Programme says making walking and cycling safer is vital for reducing pollution and climate-changing emissions. A new UNEP report notes the contribution of road...
November 10, 2016 - 13:43
The poisonous sulphur content of marine fuels is to be capped at 0.5% by the year 2020, a move that is expected to prevent hundreds of thousands of premature deaths, mainly in the developing...
November 10, 2016 - 12:06
The pressure on Europe to take action on shipping’s climate emissions is building after the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decided last month to delay by at least a further seven years...