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
The European Commission should do more to ensure consumers are not financially burdened by the switch to cleaner forms of transport, an EU advisory body ..
News 25 Apr 2018
The European Parliament’s employment and social affairs committee has voted to add a workplace exposure limit for diesel exhaust emissions to the EU’s revised carcinogens ..
News 6 Apr 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources
Shipping giant Seatrade has been found guilty of breaking EU waste export laws in the sale of end-of-life ships to South Asian shipbreaking yards ..
News 16 Mar 2018
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Nature
Ministers of the Baltic coastal states and the EU have said they are unlikely to restore the environmental and conservation status of the sea by ..
News 7 Mar 2018
The transport sector can deliver the largest environmental benefits within the so-called ‘sharing economy’, according to a Nordic Council study ..
News 20 Oct 2017