Back ‘low carbon fuels’ in truck vote, MEPs told

Fuel and transport lobby groups have called on MEPs to back proposals to count the CO2 savings of ‘low carbon fuels’ when calculating lorry emissions under new reduction targets

Fuel and transport lobby groups have called on MEPs to back proposals to count the CO2 savings of ‘low carbon fuels’ when calculating lorry emissions under new reduction targets.

Members of the European Parliament’s environment committee will vote on Thursday on a draft report on proposed new CO2 emission reduction targets. Rapporteur Bas Eickhout (Greens/EFA) has proposed binding reductions of 20% by 2025 rather than the 15% of the Commission, and 45% rather than 30% by 2030, subject to review.

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