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Highlight A quarter of Europe’s population exposed to harmful traffic noise
More than 125 million Europeans could be exposed to levels of road traffic noise above legal guidelines. This causes a range of health problems, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
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Common environmental theme Air pollution - Drivers and pressures (Germany)
SOER Common environmental theme from Germany
Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Germany
Highlight chemical/x-gaussian-log Air pollution: breaches of legal limits continued through 2010 and 2011
Air pollutant emissions were above legal limits in eight Member States in 2011, preliminary data shows. In 2010, 12 Member States exceeded these limits, according to final official data reported under the European Union’s National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive.
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Highlight CO2 emissions from new vans – revised data
In 2012, the average new van sold in the European Union emitted 180.2 g of carbon dioxide for every kilometre travelled, which is close to the 175 g CO2/km target to be gradually phased in between next year and 2017.
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Highlight Consumers buying more efficient cars in Europe
The average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9 % more fuel-efficient than the average three years before, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Improved technology and an increase in the share of diesel cars are the main reasons behind the fall in average CO2 emissions.
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Figure Container traffic in European ports (2003)
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Country profile Country profile - Drivers and impacts (Germany)
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Located in The European environment – state and outlook 2010 Country assessments Germany
File Cycling the city
Traffic engineers have been trained to optimise traffic flows by widening roads and optimizing traffic signals for cars. Copenhagen is countering this trend, creating more space for bicycles.
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Figure Distance to target for benzene at urban and traffic stations, 2004
Average is across all stations, ´average > limit value´ is average of stations exceeding the limit value, maximum; is the ´maximum´ station
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Figure Distance-to-target, NO2 above EU limit values, 2004
Station numbers are shown on top of bars
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European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100