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
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
A senior European Commission official stressed on Wednesday the need for “fair” policy measures if the EU is not to lose the support of society ..
News 30 Jan 2019
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
- 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
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
- 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
The European Commission is planning to launch this autumn a new programme on sustainable urban mobility targeting different levels of government ..
News 24 May 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