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Category Name: CO2

‘Dutch cabinet should stop growth of Schiphol’

Dutch politicians must withstand the pressure from Schiphol By: Pieter Klok, commentator of De Volkskrant, a leading Dutch newspaper, April 3 The verb ‘to schiphol’ gets a new meaning. Until recently, the word stood for ‘adjusting the calculation method so that the noise pollution disappears as if by magic and the airport can continue to […]

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‘Ration on climate unfriendly products’

We reward our own pieces of good environmental behaviour with extra benefits that largely negate this profit. Above all, others must also do something more about the environment. In this way we will never achieve the climate goals of Paris, can be read in an article in de Volkskrant of 17 February (Plus-article, for now […]

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T+E and UECNA together against emissions

Next week there is an important voting concerning the European emission trading scheme. This week we contacted our countrymen in the European parliament to convince them to vote for the most ambitious proposal possible. What is at stake? Transport & Environment published a document with the following summary: The complete text you can find here. […]

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EU doubts about COP21 CO2 rules

[metaslider id=5556] Aviation is far away from reaching Paris climate targets after the European Commission proposed not to regulate CO2 from flights from and to Europe, wrote Transport & Environment on February 3. Reuters also reports that foreign flights slip under the radar of EU emissions limits.

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A Petition to Include Air Transport in the COP 21

Air Transport should be included in the COP 21 discussion - a PETITION French environmental and residents groups together with UECNA: UFCNA - UNION FRANCAISE CONTRE LES NUISANCES DES AERONEFS FNE - FRANCE NATURE ENVIRONNEMENT  FNE IdF - FRANCE NATURE ENVIRONNEMENT ILE-DE-FRANCE  have signed a commun statement that can be found here :       [...]
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European Commission : Consultation on the mid-term review of the 2011 White Paper on transport

Among the stakeholders are the population suffering from noise and emission pollution and the organisations representing them. Organisations within the member states should fill in the questionnaire online. The consultation was launched on 10 March 2015 and will end on 2 June 2015. The questionnaire, only in English language, is available on the European Commission web site. The [...]
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