Introducing a tax on kerosene could slash the EU’s aviation emissions without causing an overall drop in employment or economic growth, according to a leaked ..
News 13 May 2019
Most EU governments have failed to submit by the end of April deadline National Air Pollution Control Programmes (NAPCPs) for meeting national 2020 and 2030 ..
News 30 Apr 2019
Infrastructure to support cleaner transport and renewable energy integration is set to receive a funding boost after 2020, but campaigners warn of support for fossil ..
News 11 Mar 2019
National courts are entitled to enforce EU air quality standards, according to an opinion issued on Thursday by an advocate general at the EU Court ..
News 28 Feb 2019
The EU is home to nine out of the 10 cities with the world’s highest rate of deaths attributable to air pollution from vehicle traffic, ..
News 27 Feb 2019
Transport in Europe is costing more than €1trn a year through air pollution, carbon emissions and other ‘external costs’ largely met by society at large ..
News 17 Dec 2018
The European Parliament has rejected proposals to exclude fossil fuel projects from EU trans-European infrastructure funding as well as measures to cap support for gas ..
News 13 Dec 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,General Policy
Following French president Emmanuel Macron’s decision to rethink a carbon tax on vehicle fuel in the face of widespread protests, what lessons could policymakers learn? ..
Comment 11 Dec 2018
Strict workplace exposure limits for diesel exhaust fumes and seven other known carcinogens moved a step closer on Wednesday ..
News 24 Oct 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
Shipowners are lobbying for the right to scrap old vessels outside Europe, where cost may be lower and environmental standards slacker, despite sufficient capacity in ..
News 24 Sep 2018
The announcement by Spain’s prime minister that a new tax on diesel will be included in the 2019 budget provoked a call today for “prudence" ..
News 5 Sep 2018
Spain’s new ecological transition ministry is working on plans to raise fuel duty on diesel in stages to bring it into line with taxation on ..
News 29 Jun 2018
Health and environment campaigners have urged European policymakers to ban diesel cars as soon as possible to protect human health ..
News 27 Jun 2018
- Climate,Energy,Transport,Waste & Resources,General Policy
The European Commission has tabled legislative proposals to increase investment in environmental and energy infrastructure as part of the EU’s post-2020 budget ..
News 6 Jun 2018
Cutting GHGs from transport should be an explicit objective for funds from the EU budget, an alliance of industry bodies and NGOs said on Tuesday ..
News 15 May 2018