New Delhi, India – Rail is among the most energy efficient modes of transport for freight and passengers, yet is often neglected in public debate, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency prepared in cooperation with the International Union of Railways (UIC).
The EU is promoting increased use of zero- and low-emission vehicles by setting out minimum procurement targets to encourage public bodies to choose them in public procurement. Today, member states’ ambassadors agreed on the Council’s negotiating stance on a reform which will help reduce overall transport emissions, contribute to market certainty and stimulate the competitiveness and growth of Europe’s industry.
Plans to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from cars and vans by 2030, already informally agreed with Council, received the support of Environment MEPs on Tuesday.
In these crucial last steps of the negotiation for a final agreement between the European Parliament and Council on the new regulation setting CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles, NGVA Europe urges the co-legislators to include a methodology to account renewable gaseous fuel already from 2025 intermediate target.
This breakfast event will be an opportunity to present new research on the matter as well as to discuss the criteria related to high ILUC biofuels and low ILUC biofuels.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) announces the signature of the first agreement under its Green Shipping Guarantee Programme (GSGP) through ABN Amro. The EIB will contribute EUR 10.1 million to an ABN AMRO arranged facility to finance the construction of three cement carrier vessels for the Eureka Shipping group.