Heavy goods vehicles running on liquefied natural gas (LNG) can emit up to fives times as much nitrogen oxides than the latest diesel models, a ..
News 19 Sep 2019
The consumption of Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODS) in the EU continued its downward trend in 2018, according to a report by the European Environment Agency ..
News 16 Sep 2019
EXCLUSIVE: Government delegates have agreed to reject an International Civil Aviation Organization proposal that could prevent Europe from applying the EU ETS even to flights ..
News 13 Sep 2019
Plans for new global aviation emissions offsetting scheme pose a threat to the EU’s ability to regulate the sector’s carbon emissions, the head of the ..
News 5 Sep 2019
A new international standard to estimate the climate impact of emissions such as black carbon and other particulates is being discussed by experts ..
News 2 Sep 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 European Commission should examine state aid received by EU airports and “require member states to draft closure plans” for those that have no hope ..
News 16 Jul 2019
- Climate,Transport,Nature,2019 European Elections
Ursula von der Leyen, president designate of the European Commission, has said she would propose increasing the EU’s 2030 climate change goals to halve emissions ..
News 10 Jul 2019
France has announced plans to introduce a tax on flights from next year to fund cleaner transport options, but the aviation industry has warned that ..
News 10 Jul 2019
Three EU-wide petitions on environmental issues are set to open to the public in the coming weeks ..
News 4 Jul 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
Carmakers have acknowledged they could fail to meet EU emissions performance targets in the next two years and face potentially heavy penalties ..
News 25 Jun 2019
Mean carbon dioxide emissions from new cars registered in Europe increased by almost 2g per kilometre last year – continuing, and accelerating, the reversal of ..
News 24 Jun 2019
The European Commission is ready to propose measures addressing the climate impact of aviation if member states can demonstrate the necessary political will ..
News 20 Jun 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