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Highlight More action needed to reduce transport's environmental impact
The transport sector is still generating excessive greenhouse gas emissions and harmful levels of air pollution and noise, according to the latest edition of the European Environment Agency's annual report on environment and transport.
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Figure Freight modal split between road and rail (EU‑27)
Graph showing the percentage split between road and rail freight for EU-12, EU-15 and EU-27
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Daviz Visualization Estimated share of pre Euro/conventional, Euro 1-5 gasoline and diesel PC and light-duty vehicle
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Highlight EU to exceed nitrogen oxides emission ceiling, mostly due to road transport
The EU-27 and its Member States must meet legally binding limits for four air pollutants set by the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NEC Directive) to protect human health and the environment. The annual status report released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows that while EU-27 emissions for three air pollutants are projected to meet the ceilings, nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions for the EU-27 as a whole will exceed its ceiling by 17 %. Ten Member States expect to miss their respective NOx ceilings.
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File The electric car comes of age
The electric car is on the verge of breaking through, offering a realistic choice for innovative and clean mobility.
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Animation (swf) Green tip - tyres
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Publication European Union emission inventory report 1990–2009 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)
This document is the European Union emission inventory report under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP). It includes information on the formal institutional arrangements that underpin the European Union's emission inventory, emission trends for the EU‑27 and Member States, and the contribution of important individual emission sources to total emissions, sector group emission trends for key pollutants, information on recalculations and future planned improvements.
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SOER Key fact Percentage of emissions coming from road transport
Road transport is responsible for 17.5 % of overall greenhouse gas emissions in Europe and its emissions increased by 23 % between 1990 and 2009.
Located in News Most carmakers must further improve carbon efficiency by 2015 key message
Daviz Visualization Estimated share of pre Euro/conventional and Euro I-V heavy-duty vehicles, buses and coaches and conventional and Euro 1-4 mopeds and motorcycles
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Daviz Visualization Estimated share of pre Euro/conventional and Euro I-V heavy-duty vehicles, buses and coaches and conventional and Euro 1-3 mopeds and motorcycles vehicle-km
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