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Article Troff document Climate change "mitigation impossible" without transport
As the source of substantial and rapidly growing greenhouse gas emissions, transport must clearly be part of a global agreement to mitigate climate change.
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Figure EEA-32 National emission reductions for ozone precursors (green), and remaining distance to reduction targets for EU Member States (purple)
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Figure EEA-32 national emission reductions for acidifying pollutants (green) and remaining distance to emission reduction targets for EU Member States (purple)
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Highlight text/texmacs Greenland is stepping up its efforts to improve waste management
Reduce, reuse, recycle – the common mantra of waste management makes the process sound simple. But while these three ingredients may be the same, the recipe for sustainable waste management can be very different – and Greenland’s unique environment presents some considerable challenges.
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Publication Mapping the impacts of natural hazards and technological accidents in Europe
The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of disasters and the underlying hazards such as storms, extreme temperature events, forest fires, water scarcity and droughts, floods, snow avalanches, landslides, earthquakes, volcanoes and technological accidents in Europe for the period 1998-2009.
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Briefing Mitigating climate change — greenhouse gas emissions
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Highlight More efforts required to reduce ozone pollution in Europe
Ground-level ozone is one of the most harmful air pollutants in Europe today. A new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows that despite efforts to reduce ozone pollution, in 2010 levels continued to exceed the long-term objective established in EU legislation to protect human health. EU Member States will also face difficulties in meeting the target value, applicable as of 2010.
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Highlight Most carmakers must further improve carbon efficiency by 2015
Several carmakers need to make their fleets even more carbon-efficient in order to meet 2012 carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions target, according to updated data published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The data also show that almost all manufacturers must reduce emissions to meet 2015 targets under European legislation for new passenger cars, based on average CO2 emissions for each manufacturer.
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Article Reducing speed limits on motorways: how good is it for the environment?
Lower speed limits on motorways are generally associated with road safety. But several European countries are now debating whether they also benefit the environment and, if so, how much. There is no simple way of measuring the environmental benefits of lower speed limits but several factors clearly play a key role.
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Figure Summary of EU-15 projections of greenhouse gas emissions reductions by 2010
The column on the right (2010 projections excluding over-delivery) represents the projected EU-15 emission reduction if over-deliveries achieved by some Member States were not available to the rest of the EU-15
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