A ban on heavy fuel oils in the Arctic could be in place by 2023, the campaign group Clean Arctic Alliance indicated in Reykjavik this ..
News 11 Oct 2019
- Climate,Transport,Paris Agreement
Environmental groups have criticised the one-page declaration issued by G7 leaders for failing to mention climate change, despite a separate pledge of aid to counter ..
News 27 Aug 2019
The total carbon dioxide emissions from large ships operating in European waters came to more than 150 million tonnes in 2018 ..
News 2 Jul 2019
Environmental groups have called for an immediate ban on heavy fuel oil (HFO) in the Arctic as scientists sound the alarm over rapidly rising temperatures ..
News 19 Jun 2019
Cruise ships emit far more harmful sulphur oxides (SOx) around Europe's coast than its entire passenger car fleet combined, campaigners have warned ..
News 5 Jun 2019
UN talks on regulating the massive environmental impact of shipping have made slow progress on many of the main issues, including speed restrictions for ships ..
News 17 May 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution,Products
Europe could be compelled to recycle more of its plastic waste after a near unanimous United Nations vote that brings international shipments under the control ..
News 13 May 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
- Transport,Waste & Resources,Pollution
A Rotterdam-based shipping firm has been fined €780,000, in addition to a substantial settlement, for the illegal disposal of an end-of-life container ship that was ..
News 21 Jan 2019
- Transport,Waste & Resources
The 'polluter pays' principle should apply to the collection of maritime waste, and cost recovery systems for maritime waste should be incentivised, according to a ..
News 23 Jul 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
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