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

Volkswagen violates US emissions test rules

The car company Volkswagen is being investigated by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board for violating emissions testing rules
News Pollution, exhaust fumes (credit: Stefan Redel/123RF)

EC urges quick adoption of diesel test rules

The European Commission has said it is “crucial” in the midst of the Volkswagen scandal that member states clarify their position on new emissions test rules for diesel cars this month
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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