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07.27.2021
Report
07.27.2021
Bringing European transport policies on the climate neutrality track
Transport emissions in the EU’s Member States keep rising. If
the EU is serious about achieving the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C objective,
European transport policies must radically change. The report, published today
by the Unify partners, assesses transport policies of the EU.
Source: Unify Project
Article
02.03.2020
Transport: increasing oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions hamper EU progress towards environment and climate objectives
Mobility plays a key role in the EU economy. However, the EU transport sector still relies heavily on fossil fuels and is responsible for one quarter of Europe’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions — a share that keeps growing. In addition, the sector is a significant source of air pollution despite significant progress achieved since 1990, especially of particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), as well as the main source of environmental noise in Europe. Current efforts to limit the sector’s environmental and climate impacts in Europe are not sufficient to meet the EU’s long-term climate and environmental policy objectives.
Source: European Environment Agency