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Spain refuses to back down in Gibraltar environment dispute26 Aug 2014 Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been breached
Ship emission figures show effects of slow sailing13 Aug 2014 Global greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 13% between 2007 and 2012 as a result of the economic crisis, an IMO report shows
Super credits boost 2013 car CO2 results30 Jul 2014 The credits that some manufacturers got for selling electric vehicles helped bring down their average emissions, a T&E report shows
Slow progress towards lorry emission controls30 Apr 2014 The upcoming strategy to cut CO2 from HDVs is unlikely to recommend much more than emissions monitoring and reporting, finds Roz Bulleid
Weighing up the options on ships' CO21 Oct 2012 While the EU is planning measures to reduce shipping emissions, Gareth Simkins finds that the sector is starting to introduce cleaner technologies
Can the EU sail through the aviation storm?3 Aug 2011
Europe faces growing opposition to its inclusion of foreign airlines in the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS). Roz Bulleid considers whether an exemption for countries with "equivalent measures" could provide a solution.
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EU energy commissioner Günther Oettinger presented the executive’s proposal of a 30% energy saving target for 2030 on 24 July.
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