The UK’s legislative agenda will be dominated by Brexit over the next two years, the government has confirmed, although some time will be devoted to ..
News 22 Jun 2017
EU member states reached an agreement on Wednesday on the European Commission’s proposal to continue to exempt long-haul flights from the obligation to buy EU ..
News 21 Jun 2017
The mayor of Munich, Dieter Reiter, announced this week that the city will roll out restrictions on diesel cars to tackle repeated breaches of the ..
News 16 Jun 2017
- Climate,Transport,Waste & Resources
The EU should take advantage of a slowdown in Arctic investments to implement policies reducing its impact on the region’s environment, the European Environment Agency ..
News 15 Jun 2017
Environmental lawyers have published test results showing illegally high levels of nitrogen dioxide in Brussels amid a legal dispute to force the city’s authorities to ..
News 13 Jun 2017
The Portuguese government was urged to declare an emissions control area in its waters after SO2 and NOx emissions from maritime traffic were found to ..
News 9 Jun 2017
EU transport ministers have demanded more freedom to choose how to charge for road usage following the European Commission’s proposal to revise the rules to ..
News 8 Jun 2017
The European Commission plans to retain the Fuel Quality Directive after concluding that it is environmentally effective, although the law’s core target will be scrapped ..
News 7 Jun 2017
The world must deploy most current clean energy technologies much faster if it is to keep global warming under 2°C, the International Energy Agency warned ..
News 6 Jun 2017
Iceland’s parliament agreed on Wednesday to target a 10% share of alternative fuels in the transport sector by 2020, rising to 40% by 2030 ..
News 2 Jun 2017
The European Commission has proposed to base EU road tolls on the distance driven to account for CO2 emissions, while electric cars will get a ..
News 31 May 2017
The MEP leading renewable energy reforms urged members of the European Parliament’s industry and energy committee on Monday not to abandon plans for obligatory e-car ..
News 30 May 2017
Member states have backed tightening the EU’s car approval rules ahead of talks with MEPs, but created obstacles to imposing EU fines on carmakers ..
News 30 May 2017
New Eurostat figures show three-quarters of EU freight continue to be transported by road despite a push by policymakers towards greener trains and inland ships ..
News 26 May 2017