EEA sets out the climate case for a switch to rail

Taking the train is the “best and most sensible mode of travel, apart from walking or cycling”, the European Environment Agency said on Wednesday as it released two reports into the relative climate... Read more

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Biodiesel producers call for protections in sustainable aviation fuel drive

EU plans to introduce a sustainable fuel blending mandate for the aviation sector could be “devastating” for waste-to-biodiesel producers by depriving them of a major feedstock, an industry group has warned.


Long-haul flights ‘must be included’ in EU sustainable fuel initiative

A coalition of green groups, short-haul airlines and small aircraft manufacturers has urged the European Commission to include long-haul air travel in the scope of its sustainable aviation fuel proposal due later this year.


EU urged to support hydrogen and ammonia as shipping fuel

Shipping firms have joined forces with the clean transport campaigners to call on the European Commission to promote the use of green hydrogen and ammonia in a forthcoming review of rules on maritime fuels.


Environmental footprint of car batteries is tiny and falling, study finds

The environmental impact of the raw materials used up to produce a typical car battery is minute compared to that of the petrol burned during the lifetime of an average internal combustion engine, the green group Transport & Environment argues.


Aviation industry pins hopes on ‘green recovery’ funds

The European aviation industry is embracing a carbon neutral pathway while angling for green funding to support its recovery from the economic shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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