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MEPs move to block car emissions rules

The majority of political groups in the European Parliament’s environment committee have signalled support for blocking new vehicle pollution rules agreed between member states last month
News Volkswagon logo (credit: Kristian Kirk Mailand/123RF)

Volkswagen market share shrinks

The Volkswagen Group’s European sales fell in October, the first full month since a scandal erupted over the carmaker’s rigging of emissions tests
News Transport, aeroplane - Boeing 757

Study calls for strong transport CO2 targets

CO2 emissions from international aviation emissions should be capped at 39% of 2005 emissions levels by 2030 and shipping emissions at 13% to limit global warming below 2°C
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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