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Driving changes can slash truck CO2 – industry study26 Sep 2014 CO2 emissions from trucks could fall 20% over 2014-20 if all potential improvements in driving practices, infrastructure and vehicle design were fully realised, according to an industry-backed study
Madrid cuts vehicle access to tackle pollution22 Sep 2014 Madrid will expand its restrictions on vehicle access to include the whole city centre in 2015 in a bid to comply with European air quality requirements, the local authority said on Monday
Prague to implement low emissions zone10 Sep 2014 Prague will implement a low emissions zone (LEZ) from 1 January 2016, one of the first such schemes in Eastern Europe
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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New EU Commission
Incoming Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker announced a new Commission structure and team on 10 September.
Malta's Karmenu Vella will take over a merged environment and fisheries brief and has been charged with reviewing the EU's nature laws.
Spain's Miguel Arias Cañete will lead on energy and climate, under the leadership of vice-president for energy union Alenka Bratušek of Slovenia.
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