Europe, China, & US Could Decarbonise 84% Of Global Shipping Emissions Without IMO

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 14:15:34 +0000

With the vast majority of ships calling at European, Chinese and US ports, regulation of shipping emissions in these economies would be enough to decarbonise shipping globally. 84% of shipping traffic goes through Europe, China and the US, a new Transport & Environment (T&E) study shows. If these economies were to regulate ships calling at […]

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Historic Extension of EU’s Carbon Market Gets Green Light from Parliament

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:59:33 +0000

The European Parliament votes in favour of including shipping and road transport in the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for the very first time.

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Coalition Calls for EU Hydrogen Quota for Shipping

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 17:50:20 +0000

Sulfur emissions from shippingEnergy providers, shipping companies and NGOs call on the EU to introduce a minimum quota of 6% sustainable and scalable hydrogen fuels by 2030 A broad coalition of energy providers, shipping companies and NGOs — including Siemens Energy, Viking Cruises, Green Power Denmark and Brussels-based organisations Hydrogen Europe and Transport & Environment (T&E) — has […]

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Green Aviation Fuels Could Save 5 Million Tonnes of CO2 in 2030

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 17:23:04 +0000

Sustainable fuel manufacturers in Europe could produce 1.83 million tonnes of e-kerosene in 2030, saving about 5 Mt of CO2, a new forecast by Transport & Environment finds.

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Brazilian Community Leaders Call on EU to Stop Promoting “Ecocide”

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 23:10:31 +0000

Industrial soybean farming is causing destruction and conflict in Brazil, in part driven by EU biofuel policies. Community leaders from Brazil are asking EU to stop this ecocide. Joint press release from T&E and Rainforest Foundation Norway Community leaders from Brazil are in Brussels this week to urge the EU to correct its disastrous green […]

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EU MEPs Opt for Weak Car Targets in Blow to Affordable EVs & the Climate

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 12 May 2022 13:22:48 +0000

EU Parliament must support more ambitious 2030 target and interim 2027 goal to drive down electric car prices, and help countries cut their transport emissions. EU lawmakers have backed a 2035 deadline for zero-emissions cars but narrowly voted down plans for ambitious emissions targets for carmakers which are essential to driving down the costs of […]

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Which Corporations Pledge to Reduce Business Flying?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 05:00:39 +0000

A new ranking of corporate air travel reveals that work is underway to reduce emissions by businesses, but more action is needed. Eight companies, including Zurich Insurance Group, Lloyds Banking, and Ernst & Young rank highest for their corporate travel emissions reduction plans. Zurich Insurance has pledged to reduce business travel by 70% by 2022. Lloyds […]

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No More Russian Oil: How Europe Could Cut 35% Of Its Transport Oil Demand

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 07:00:23 +0000

T&E briefing outlines how Europe could cut 35% of its transport oil demand. Russia is the 2nd biggest oil exporter in the world and Europe is its biggest customer. Russia currently supplies one out of every four barrels of oil consumed in Europe, two thirds of which is used in transport. The UK has announced […]

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REpowerEU: Europe’s Chance to Say Bye to Fossil Fuels

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 05:25:51 +0000

REpowerEU is an opportunity to create an EU level strategy and support mechanisms to lower oil demand in the near term. In this position paper, T&E highlights top priorities. Originally published on Transport & Environment. REpowerEU is the EUʼs flagship strategy to reduce Europeʼs energy dependance on Russia, planned for publication on the 18th of May. […]

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