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News Transport, London traffic (credit: Baloncici/123RF)

EC told to consider intermediate transport targets

The EU’s strategy on improving transport’s environmental impact needs realistic intermediate goals and, potentially, binding targets if it is to be successful, interested parties have told Brussels
News Transport, shipping (Credit: L2F1)

Research recommends EU ban on scrubber discharge

EU countries should ban wastewater discharge generated by scrubbers to limit ships’ environmental impact, a study for the German environmental protection agency UBA has recommended
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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