European regulators fined 72 aircraft operators in 2015 for excess emissions under the EU’s cap-and-trade scheme, a report issued by the European Environment Agency showed ..
News 22 May 2017
An exemption for long-haul flights from the EU’s emissions trading scheme should expire before the global aviation offsetting scheme becomes operational in 2021, a lead ..
News 11 May 2017
A new EU-funded study has disputed the environmental benefits of UN carbon credits, leading to warnings that a new scheme for offsetting aviation emissions may ..
News 20 Apr 2017
Road tolls based on distance and CO2 emissions would reduce the environmental impact of haulage in Europe, suggests a study published on Tuesday ahead of ..
News 12 Apr 2017
The Maltese EU Council presidency has proposed to cut the number of charging points for electric vehicles in private buildings to just one per car ..
News 12 Apr 2017
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources
More than half of EU governments want to stick with or weaken the European Commission’s draft Effort Sharing Regulation on climate change, groups warn ..
News 28 Mar 2017
Germany's greenhouse gas emissions rose by nearly 4 million tonnes last year fueled by the transport sector, threatening its 2020 climate goals, figures released on ..
News 20 Mar 2017
The European Parliament voted on Thursday for a ban on oil drilling in Europe's icy Arctic waters but stopped short of calling for a total ban ..
News 16 Mar 2017
The EU sourced 16.7% of its final energy consumption from renewables in 2015, with 11 member states already exceeding their 2020 targets, data from the ..
News 15 Mar 2017
EU member states are considering a weaker 2030 energy efficiency target, which puts them at odds with more ambitious MEPs, a leaked proposal has indicated ..
News 14 Mar 2017
Subsidies for electric vehicles should be ditched in favour of supporting the construction of charging stations, the World Economic Forum has recommended ..
News 13 Mar 2017
The EU should accept intercontinental flights cannot be brought into its EU’s emissions trading system and push for a better global scheme, MEP Peter Liese ..
News 8 Mar 2017
Icelandic environment minister Bjort Olafsdottir has called for the country to do more to tackle climate change, saying it cannot rely forever on past successes ..
News 3 Mar 2017
Banks holding $400bn of shipping debt could lose out unless investments are planned now to adapt vessels for future climate policies, researchers have warned ..
News 27 Feb 2017
The European Commission has proposed to extend its ‘stop the clock’ regime exempting long-haul flights from the EU’s emissions trading scheme, following a global deal on ..
News 3 Feb 2017