The dieselgate scandal is ‘far from over’, according to a new report that finds the number of diesel cars emitting excess noxious gases is growing ..
News 18 Sep 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
A national levy of €7 per passenger from 2021 is only the Dutch government's 'plan C' – what the Netherlands really wants is for the ..
News 12 Jun 2019
National authorities are flagging in their efforts to recall cars involved in the Dieselgate scandal, a campaign group’s analysis of EU data suggests ..
News 29 May 2019
The need for a rapid, large-scale expansion of new energy infrastructure to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 poses a challenge to protected areas, a European ..
News 16 May 2019
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
- Climate,Waste & Resources,Nature
The European Parliament has rejected a raft of proposed exemptions from a ban on using the EU's largest source of public funds to support fossil ..
News 28 Mar 2019
The European Commission has outlined actions to ensure a 'Dieselgate free future' and called on governments and industry to ensure that polluting vehicles are cleaned ..
News 18 Mar 2019
- Climate,Transport,Paris Agreement
Five member states have thrown their weight behind the prospect of new EU-wide taxes on aviation in order to address the sector’s growing greenhouse gas ..
News 6 Mar 2019
European governments should introduce new levies on company cars in order to promote the roll-out of clean vehicles, a Brussels-based campaign group argues ..
News 28 Feb 2019
MEPs appear to be bending their stance on a proposed 2025 emissions cut target as negotiations on heavy-duty vehicles (HDV) move to a fourth and ..
News 15 Feb 2019
The number of electric and other low-emissions buses, delivery vans and trucks on Europe’s roads is set to rise after lawmakers agreed mandatory purchase targets ..
News 12 Feb 2019
Environment commissioner Karmenu Vella has forcefully denied any plans to relax air pollution limits for nitrogen oxides (NOx), after Germany’s transport minister implied they might ..
News 4 Feb 2019
Spanish motor manufacturers have asked the European Commission and the Spanish government to suspend a Balearic islands regional law which will ban the entry and ..
News 17 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