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
The EU may only be headed for 23% emissions cuts by 2030 in sectors outside of the emissions trading scheme, far below the proposed 30% ..
News 26 Jan 2017
The EU’s Arctic policy has divided MEPs in two committees over how far the EU can go in demanding that strict environmental standards are set ..
News 16 Jan 2017
Climate targets for sectors outside the EU emissions trading scheme should be extended to cut emissions by 95% by 2050, according to a draft recommendation ..
News 11 Jan 2017
- Climate,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
Suggestions that shipping emissions within the EU can be tackled using the EU emission trading system have been strongly criticised by the International Maritime Organisation ..
News 10 Jan 2017
The Dutch government wants to stop connecting new houses to gas grids and ban cars powered by fossil fuels under its long-term energy plan unveiled ..
News 9 Dec 2016
- Climate,Energy,Markets & Corporate
The European Commission has proposed capping the contribution of food-based biofuels in its 2030 renewable energy target at 3.8% in a wide-ranging package to promote the ..
News 30 Nov 2016
The EU could set a 2025 CO2 target of 70g/km for cars without having to rely on electric vehicles, a new study indicated this week ..
News 25 Nov 2016
A senior European Commission official has called for a “radical” focus on free public transport schemes, in a bid to tackle congestion, pollution and roadside CO2 emissions ..
News 24 Nov 2016
Volkswagen diesel cars could have met EU nitrogen oxide standards before the dieselgate scandal if the carmaker had chosen to apply technologies available at the ..
News 15 Nov 2016
The EU needs to “shake-up” its energy and climate policies if it’s to have any chance of meeting the 2030 and 2050 carbon reduction targets, ..
News 10 Nov 2016
The EU could slash its annual CO2 emissions by 180 million tonnes by 2035 if it introduced fuel efficiency standards for heavy-duty vehicles such as ..
News 3 Nov 2016
More than 170 governments meeting under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization have agreed a strategy to address greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by ..
News 31 Oct 2016
The proportion of renewable energy used to power transport has increased in the EU, suggesting that policies to decarbonise the sector are starting to have ..
News 28 Oct 2016
A leaked draft of the European Commission’s regulation on real-driving emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 6) (RDE3) will allow all new cars ..
News 25 Oct 2016