Mediterranean countries agree to reduce sulphur emissions from ships

After years of negotiations, Mediterranean countries have agreed to designate the region as an Emission Control Area at the International Maritime Organization in order to reduce air pollution from... Read more

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An energy recovery trade body has said emissions measurement uncertainty 'needs to be tackled' as the EU published a Waste Incineration Best Available Techniques document in its official journal.


EU rules ‘partially effective’ in improving air quality

EU air quality legislation has succeeded in making member states set up high-quality systems to collect and share data on air quality, but has been less effective at cutting air pollution, according to the European Commission


Green groups take aim at Uber over urban traffic

A 'surge' in the number of Uber drivers is slowing progress to reduce congestion and emissions in Paris and London, according to a coalition of green groups that is urging the ride-hailing company to speed up the move to zero emissions vehicles


Noise needs tougher regulation, finds major study

Environmental noise must be better regulated to protect wildlife, according to a review of research into the effects of noise pollution


Arctic heavy fuel ban expected within four years

A ban on heavy fuel oils in the Arctic could be in place by 2023, the campaign group Clean Arctic Alliance indicated in Reykjavik this week on the eve of Iceland’s annual Arctic Circle Assembly

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