Every car in Europe uses a blend of biofuels, and this drives global production of biofuels. That means more deforestation, releasing stored-up carbon and driving up global food prices. This video explains this Butterfly Effect of EU biofuels policy and how we can end it. Read more at www.biofuelsreform.org #StopBadBiofuels
Every year 400,000 people die prematurely because of air pollution in Europe, but the European Parliament has the power to change that. This video shows what the air is like for Members of the European Parliament, in the EU quarter in Brussels, and invites them to take action by improving air quality laws.
BBC London – Lorries represent just 3% of the vehicle fleet in the EU but they cause 25% of road transport emissions, and are involved in 15% of fatal crashes, which kill 4,200 people/year. Redesigned lorries will be safer, but also cleaner and more fuel-efficient.
A news report by German public-service broadcaster ZDF on the influence of carmakers' lobbyists on government policy. Featuring Transport & Environment's Greg Archer on how the lobbyists' efforts are forcing a compromise on EU car CO2 standards.
Russia Today TV report about the growing gap between real-world and official fuel economy figures due to carmakers' manipulation. Featuring Greg Archer, clean vehicles manager at T&E.
This documentary follows the efforts by local communities in Madagascar to protect their island from tar sands development.
This video, produced by EuroParl TV and featuring T&E's Greg Archer, looks at how car manufacturers are manipulating test results to present unrealistic fuel efficiency figures on their cars.