63% of Europeans Living in Cities Support EU Ban on Petrol & Diesel Car Sales after 2030

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 23:27:44 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Almost two-thirds of urban residents support banning the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in Europe after 2030, according to a new YouGov online poll in 15 European cities. A Europe-wide phase-out of fossil-fuel car sales is one option for EU lawmakers as they prepare sweeping legislation […]

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Lufthansa, British Airways, & Air France Were Europe’s Most Polluting Airlines Pre-Covid

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 02:06:27 +0000

Article courtesy of Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Three of the biggest recipients of airline bailouts — Lufthansa, British Airways and Air France — were the three biggest European airline emitters before the pandemic grounded flights, official data show.¹ It is the first time ever that the total emissions of European airlines have been […]

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UK Government Cannot Rely On Ineffective UN Airline CO2 Deal After Scathing Analysis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 16:11:46 +0000

Article courtesy of Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon A global agreement designed to tackle airline emissions could actually undermine climate efforts, according to an EU study obtained by Transport & Environment (T&E).¹ The Corsia deal, under which airlines can pay to offset growth of carbon pollution, is “unlikely to materially alter” the climate impact […]

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NGOs & Aviation Sector Call for Long-Haul Emissions to be Covered by EU’s Sustainable Aviation Fuels Mandate

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 18:30:29 +0000

Article courtesy of Transport & Environment. By Eoin Bannon Commission to ensure that long-haul flights are included in the EU’s SAFs mandate Call for obligation of the mandate to be placed on the fuel supplier, to ensure equal treatment Support for the development of zero-emission technologies, such as hydrogen or electric propulsion aircraft, must be […]

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3 Key EV Battery Policy Areas Where EU Should Improve

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 02:51:42 +0000

Article courtesy of Transport & Environment. By Alex Keynes The European Commission has set a target of getting at least 30 million zero-emission cars on Europe’s roads by 2030. To ensure the transition to e-mobility is fully sustainable and ethically responsible, a wider regulatory framework on battery supply chains is needed. The European Commission’s recent […]

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Europe’s Chance To Sprint Ahead On Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 05:33:41 +0000

The European electric vehicle market has been hot. Now it has the opportunity to truly speed ahead of the pack. “The European Commission is set to revise the car CO2 regulation in June,” Alex Keynes of Transport & Environment (T&E) reports. More aggressive regulation will make Europe look like Usain Bolt in the global EV […]

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Chart: Why Battery Electric Vehicles Beat Hydrogen Electric Vehicles Without Breaking A Sweat

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 02:41:04 +0000

In case you haven’t noticed lately, humans appear to have a difficult time learning lessons, even about simple things — like whether or not votes were counted accurately

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Denmark, Luxembourg, & Netherlands Lead On Electric Buses In Europe

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:07:34 +0000

Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment

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Over 100 NGOs Sound The Alarm Over EU’s “Green” Finance Rules

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 18:38:44 +0000

The EU’s green finance rules must be grounded on science, 130 NGOs and experts have told the European Commission after it proposed to designate fossil-fuel powered ships, bioenergy, hazardous chemicals and other polluting activities as “sustainable” investments

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Negligible Risk of Ships Evading EU Carbon Market — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 18:54:34 +0000

EU regulators have little to fear from shipping companies evading the bloc’s carbon market if it is applied to long-distance voyages, a new study shows

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