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Timmermans: EU’s 2030 climate goal ‘can now be increased to 57%’

News from Brussels EURACTIV - 2022-11-14

The European Union’s climate chief, Frans Timmermans, arrives in Sharm El-Sheikh for the COP27 summit with some good news: The EU’s 2030 climate goal “can now be increased to 57%,” from 55% previously, he confirmed. …

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Europe driver shortage to triple by 2026 if no action: new IRU report

News from Brussels IRU - 2022-11-14

A new IRU report shows that truck, bus and coach driver shortages in Europe are spiralling out of control, fuelled by increased transport demand and an ageing driver population. …

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EU Commission prioritises automaker profits in historic failure to reduce toxic pollution from cars and trucks

News from Brussels Transport & Environment - 2022-11-10

The European Commission has rejected its own expert advice on new rules for non-CO2 car emissions – Euro 7 – aimed at slashing deadly pollution from cars. …

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Commission proposes new Euro 7 standards to reduce pollutant emissions from vehicles and improve air quality

News from Brussels European Commission - 2022-11-10

On Thursday 10 November 2022, European Commission presented a proposal to reduce air pollution from new motor ve …

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Joint letter of the EU industry: European Energy Taxation should reflect the climate impact of energy carriers

News from Brussels CLEPA - 2022-11-09

The signatories of this letter welcome the initiative of the European Commission for the long overdue recast of the Energy Taxation Directive (ETD). …

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RED III: EU shipowners call for fuel supply requirements to align with FuelEU

News from Brussels ECSA - 2022-11-09

As the trilogue negotiations on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III) are progressing, ECSA calls on the Parliament and the Council to ensure that the requirements on fuel suppliers in RED III match the requirements pl …

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‘Fit for 55’: EU strengthens emission reduction targets for member states

News from Brussels Council of the EU - 2022-11-08

The Council of the EU and the European Parliament today reached a provisional political agreement on stronger emission reduction targets for member states under the so-called effort-sharing regulation. …

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Fact sheet: ‘Euro’ pollutant emission standards

News from Brussels ACEA - 2022-11-07

The EU automobile industry has invested heavily in complex exhaust control technology to deliver vehicles which go beyond today’s stringent emission standards. …

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Continuously open call for applications for the selection of members of the expert group 'Single European Railway Area Forum'

News from Brussels European Commission - 2022-11-07

On 2 August 2016, the European Commission’s Directorate-General Mobility and Transport set up the Commission Expert Group on Rail Market Access in order to advise the Commission during the preparation of legislative acts as envisaged by& …

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Top EU commissioner calls for ‘no taboos’ review of 2035 car ban

News from Brussels POLITICO - 2022-11-04

The EU could still hit the brakes on its plan to phase out sales of polluting cars by 2035 if the market for electric vehicles doesn't take off in time, according to Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton. …

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