One in three Europeans suffers from noise pollution. Traffic noise is linked to 50,000 premature deaths every year in Europe. This report shows how Porsche influenced key EU politicians to try to reverse better noise protection in Europe.
Traffic noise is a serious concern for Europeans, and the EU must act quickly to tackle the issue.
New information shows that dirty oil from the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would create even more dangerous carbon emissions and add to the threat of climate change.
Short film explaining how car tyres are tested for noise emissions in the EU.
Short film showing that there is no trade-off between low noise performance and safety of car tyres
Short film showing the vast differences in noise levels from different types of tyre fitted to the same car.
Short film clip explaining the importance of reducing noise levels from car tyres.
This video shows a train pulling wagons fitted with two types of brake block. Note the very significant difference in noise levels between the first four (red) wagons with standard GG blocks and the later wagons with low-noise K blocks.