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News Pollution, exhaust fumes (credit: Stefan Redel/123RF)

EC pressured to delay new car CO2 test

The European Commission is under increasing pressure from carmakers and from Germany to delay the introduction of a new, more accurate test procedure for cars’ fuel efficiency by up to five years
News Transport, London traffic (credit: Baloncici/123RF)

MEP calls for ban on diesel in urban areas

The European Commission should draw up a ‘transport and climate plan', including a ban on diesel in urban areas by 2020, an MEP drafting the European Parliament’s position on urban mobility has argued
Comment People, William Todts

Transport in ETS could be slippery slope

The mooted inclusion of transport in the carbon market at national level could do long-term damage to the EU’s efforts to cut vehicles’ climate impact, says William Todts of T&E
Analysis Transport, containers

Weighing up the options on ships' CO2

While the EU is planning measures to reduce shipping emissions, Gareth Simkins finds that the sector is starting to introduce cleaner technologies
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Biodiversity Protection

People: Karmenu Vella (CC BY SA 3.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 12 May, EU environment ministers discussed the importance of integrating biodiversity protection into other policy areas.

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