January 6, 2017 - 15:52
New real-world emissions tests for modern petrol engines have been backed by EU governments. However, the tests will allow a conformity factor of 50%, meaning new petrol cars will be allowed to...
January 6, 2017 - 14:25
A year on from the Paris climate accord, the EU is putting its attention into mechanisms to reduce Europe’s greenhouse gases. The biggest of these climate laws, the so-called Effort-Sharing...
January 6, 2017 - 13:59
Efforts to expose Europe’s rail companies to more competition have moved a step forward, with the EU’s Fourth Rail Package being approved by MEPs. The measure was controversial in some respects,...
January 6, 2017 - 13:36
National regulators failed to implement the existing rules on vehicle emissions testing, thus paving the way for the Dieselgate scandal, a parliamentary investigation has found. Members...
January 5, 2017 - 12:27
The extent to which transport is falling behind in reducing its CO2 emissions is highlighted in a new report by the Dutch consultancy CE Delft. It shows that emission reductions from land-based...
January 5, 2017 - 12:17
A total decarbonisation of the transport sector is possible. So says the findings of a 10-year German government-led project to find practical ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions....
December 18, 2016 - 21:21
Members of the European Parliament want to include carbon emissions from shipping in the emissions trading system (ETS) and bring the cap on aviation emissions into line with other sectors, as...
December 18, 2016 - 21:17
T&E’s Ukrainian member NECU has launched a campaign to improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gases in Ukraine’s cities – and it is focusing on bus lanes as a key to reducing emissions...
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.