The UK has followed France in announcing plans to stop petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from being sold in the country after 2040 ..
News 27 Jul 2017
- Transport,Pollution,Markets & Corporate
The MEP leading talks on the EU car type-approval reform believes a deal is possible this year, while questioning whether countries fully grasp the need ..
News 24 Jul 2017
Countries need to scale up efforts to tackle key pollutants “substantially” to avoid missing EU targets, the European Environment Agency said on Monday ..
News 3 Jul 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 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
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
New draft EU pollution standards for waste incinerators will be mandatory but could be lower for some pollutants if adopted in their current form ..
News 25 May 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package
EU countries have approved a negotiating position to start hammering out the final version of the revised EU waste laws, aiming to lower recycling targets ..
News 22 May 2017
- Waste & Resources,The EU's Circular Economy package,Packaging,Packaging
EU member states are set to endorse on Friday recycling targets well below those called for by the European Parliament, signalling difficult negotiations ahead, leaked ..
News 17 May 2017
EU countries have reached an agreement on new car-approval rules despite opposition from Germany and Latvia, but discussions over fines will continue ..
News 15 May 2017
EU truck-makers will need to certify the CO2 emissions of the vehicles they manufacture from January 2019 using a simulator known as VECTO after it ..
News 12 May 2017
A third of Europe’s coal-fired power will have to close by 2021 unless operators undertake costly retrofitting to meet stricter limits on industrial emissions, a ..
News 8 May 2017
The European Commission is likely to propose basing EU road charging on distance rather than time and giving zero-emission technologies a discount, ENDS has learned ..
News 5 May 2017
EU large combustion plants will face new mandatory pollution standards from around 2021 after countries backed them on Friday despite opposition from Germany and others ..
News 28 Apr 2017
The UK government has asked the High Court for more time to publish its draft air quality plan, due ostensibly to the approaching local and ..
News 24 Apr 2017