Switching to liquified natural gas is a costly and ineffective way of reducing the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study commissioned ..
News 26 Jun 2018
EU governments must ensure that the transition to use a new vehicle monitoring system will not negatively impact on vehicle carbon tax schemes and increase ..
News 18 Apr 2018
EU limits on sulphur in marine fuels has seen SO2 concentrations fall by more than half since 2015 in sensitive coastal areas subject to tighter ..
News 16 Apr 2018
Environmental groups and global sea freight firms have formed an unusual alliance ahead of a meeting of the IMO with a joint call for a ..
News 22 Jan 2018
Restrictions on cruise ships’ emissions are being fast-tracked in Iceland after high concentrations of ultrafine particles and black carbon were detected in Reykjavik last week ..
News 4 Sep 2017
Governments in the International Maritime Organization have agreed to cap the sulphur limit of marine fuels to 0.5% in 2020 in a decision welcomed by ..
News 28 Oct 2016
A global aviation offset deal likely to be agreed later this year could contribute up to 90% of the CO2 emissions reductions needed for carbon ..
News 7 Jun 2016
- Climate,Energy,Transport,COP21: climate crunch
The adoption of an EU emission reduction target for heavy duty vehicles such as trucks and buses will be delayed “until at least 2017”, EU ..
News 19 Apr 2016
The EU may have to compromise on how responsibility is split between rich and poor countries in a landmark UN plan to limit aviation CO2 ..
News 11 Apr 2016
A new mechanism to limit aviation emissions beyond 2020 has been attacked over the environmental credibility of using international forestry offsets ..
News 4 Apr 2016
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) should engage closely with the UN climate agency UNFCCC before finalising a market based measure (MBM) to limit aviation ..
News 18 Mar 2016
Vast availability of UN carbon offsets means the least environmentally credible ones can easily be excluded from the promised offsetting system for international aviation, a ..
News 23 Oct 2015
UN experts are working on rules that would allow airlines to claim carbon offset credits for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions ..
News 24 Feb 2015
An Icelandic watchdog has warned of poor implementation of international marine pollution laws ..
News 8 Dec 2014
Spain will continue to fight alleged environmental infringements off the coast of Gibraltar, in spite of the European Commission’s decision that no law has been ..
News 26 Aug 2014