Explainer: How Fit for 55 aims to slash transport emissions

Explainer: How Fit for 55 aims to slash transport emissions

After last week’s unveiling of the European Commission’s ‘fit for 55’ package, ENDS delves into the proposals aimed at transport emissions.

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Campaigners and industry call for policy support for e-kerosene

The uptake of direct air capture technology to produce clean fuels could hold one of the keys to sustainable aviation, an online event has heard.


German carmakers fined €875m for NOx emissions collusion

Three of Germany’s largest carmakers formed an illegal cartel by agreeing to fix the amount of harmful nitrogen oxides emitted by their diesel engines at just below the legal limit, the European Commission announced on Thursday as it issued a multi-million euro fine.


EU urged to double down on car emissions as sharp fall recorded

The CO2 output of new cars sold in Europe was down 12% last year compared to 2019, according to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency on Tuesday, prompting campaigners to call for yet tighter limits in a forthcoming review of emissions standards, while biofuels producers claim to offer the “cheapest, most efficient” solution.


Batteries Regulation: Debate heats up on sourcing critical raw materials

The European Commission wants to adopt the Batteries Regulation by the end of 2022 but stakeholders disagree on targets for use of primary and recycled materials.


Leak: EU green shipping law could backfire, campaigners warn

Green transport campaigners have reacted with alarm to a leaked draft of a regulation intended to cut the carbon footprint of the shipping industry, calling on the European Commission to exclude liquified natural gas and crop-based biofuels from its list of “renewable and low-carbon fuels” .

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