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EU audit slams waterway freight schemes

EU auditors have branded as ineffective the bloc’s billion-euro attempt to clean up freight transport by shifting traffic from roads to to inland waterways
News Flag, Switzerland (credit: Fedor Selivanov/123RF)

Lufthansa fights ETS rules in court

Lufhansa-owned Swiss International Air Lines has received the green light to challenge the 2013 emissions trading system ‘stop the clock’ law in the EU court
News Flag, EU 2

MEPs ditch €5bn energy efficiency fund

MEPs scrapped plans to earmark €5bn from the EU’s investment fund for energy efficiency in a vote on Monday. But they agreed to ensure that existing EU transport funding is not reallocated
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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People, Donald Tusk (credit: Mateusz Wlodarczyk www.wlodarczykfoto.pl/CC BY SA 4.0)

At a meeting in Brussels on 19 March, heads of state and government discussed proposals on the EU energy union, including provisions on renewables and energy efficiency.

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