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
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
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
The majority of operators in the tourism industry favour EU action to certify the quality and environmental sustainability of their activities, according to a European ..
News 13 Mar 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
The City of Paris aims to cut its carbon footprint by 80% and be 100% powered by renewables by 2050. The goals were set as ..
News 10 Nov 2017
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
New Eurostat figures show three-quarters of EU freight continue to be transported by road despite a push by policymakers towards greener trains and inland ships ..
News 26 May 2017
Green MEP Bas Eickhout has been urged by fellow lawmakers to consider the impacts of his “ideological” proposal to target a 25% share of electric ..
News 4 May 2017
Dutch cities have helped to secure Europe’s global leadership in electric vehicles, but the country is struggling to decarbonise the power these use, according to ..
News 7 Mar 2017