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The boss of Europe’s largest airline Ryanair has slammed the current exemption for international flights under the EU’s emissions trading system (ETS) as “manifestly unfair” while accusing European... Read more

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Environmental groups have said the International Maritime Organization is not moving fast enough to adopt measures to cut shipping emissions, following limited progress in talks last week.


MEPs fend off attempts to weaken tailpipe emissions ban

The European Parliament endorsed the Commission’s proposal to fully phase out combustion engines in cars and vans by 2035, in a plenary vote late on Wednesday.


Climate activists hail vote on aviation emissions as ‘major step forward’

MEPs adopted their formal negotiating position on fully including aviation in the emissions trading system, alongside a stance on alignment with the global CORSIA scheme, with a large majority in an otherwise chaotic plenary session.


Fit for 55: Member states agree position on transport files

EU transport ministers have finalised their negotiating position on the three files in the Fit for 55 package on aviation, shipping and alternative fuels infrastructure. Here is what you need to know.


Industry makes last-ditch effort to stop tailpipe emissions ban ahead of Parliament vote

Energy groups are urging MEPs to reconsider plans to ban tailpipe emissions from cars and vans by 2035, which will be voted on by the European Parliament next week as part of new rules on CO2 standards.

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