Ahead of key decisions for the aviation sector in the ‘fit for 55’package of major climate and energy policy announcements in mid-July, carriers have set out their expectations for sustainable... Read more
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Transport ministers agreed to put “rail at the forefront of smart and sustainable mobility” at an EU Council summit this week, garnering praise from railway operators but criticism from environmentalists who accused governments of failing to favour trains over planes.
EU transport ministers have called for more support for Europe’s cross-border railway infrastructure as part of efforts to bounce back from the Covid-19 crisis and turn the tide on rising transport emissions.
Cutting greenhouse gas emissions from road transport and heating in line with the EU’s new targets for 2030 would require a carbon price of €130 by 2030 if the sectors were taken out of the Effort Sharing Regulation, a new study has found.
The European Union should pressure the US to make operators of transatlantic flights pay for their climate impact via the EU’s emissions trading system, the German lawmaker Peter Liese said during a discussion on aviation.
The EU must stick to the polluter-pays principle and not force citizens to foot the bill for climate action, leading Green MEPs said on Thursday as the European Commission drafts a proposal to reform the emissions trading system, possibly to include buildings and road transport.
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