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Press Release Europe's cities still suffering from harmful air pollution — 18 Nov 2014
Air pollution in Europe comes with a high price tag, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). While policies have improved air quality overall, air pollution is still the main environmental health hazard, resulting in high costs for health care systems, unhealthy workers and an estimated 400 000 premature deaths in Europe in 2011.
Press Release Troff document Front-running cities changing transport, improving quality of life — 29 Nov 2013
Many cities in Europe are changing, according to a new report which points to rapid transformations in urban transport in some areas. While cycling and efficient public transport are becoming the norm in some urban areas, Europe’s transport sector is still a major contributor to excessive levels of greenhouse gases, air pollution and noise, the report says.
Press Release Reducing the € 45 billion health cost of air pollution from lorries — 21 Feb 2013
Road charges for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs or lorries) should reflect the varied health effects of traffic pollution in different European countries. This means charges should be much higher in some countries compared to others, according to analysis from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Press Release object code Traffic pollution still harmful to health in many parts of Europe — 22 Nov 2012
Transport in Europe is responsible for damaging levels of air pollutants and a quarter of EU greenhouse gas emissions. Many of the resulting environmental problems can be addressed by stepping up efforts to meet new EU targets, according to the latest report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Press Release European transport sector must be ambitious to meet targets — 04 Nov 2011
Emissions of many pollutants from transport fell in 2009. But this reduction may only be a temporary effect of the economic downturn, according to the latest annual report on transport emissions from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM) explores the environmental impact of transport. For the first time, the report considers a comprehensive set of quantitative targets proposed by the European Commission’s 2011 roadmap on transport.
Press Release Is Europe's transport getting greener? Partly — 12 Apr 2010
While technological advances produce cleaner vehicles, more and more passengers and goods are travelling further distances, thereby offsetting efficiency gains. Based on analysis of long-term trends, a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report calls for a clear vision defining Europe's transport system by 2050 and consistent policies to achieve it.
Press Release EEA draws the first map of Europe's noise exposure — 26 Oct 2009
The European Environment Agency (EEA) has launched the most comprehensive map of noise exposure to date, revealing the extent to which European citizens are exposed to excessive acoustic pollution.
Press Release Europe needs to steer transport policy in the right direction — 26 Mar 2009
Transport continues to contribute disproportionally to Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, poor air quality and noise; and still uses the least efficient modes to move people and goods.
Press Release D source code EU fails to curb emissions from transport: dramatic improvements and clear targets needed — 06 Feb 2008
The transport sector in the EU must apply rigorous measures to help Europe meet its greenhouse gas emission targets, says a new report published by the European Environment Agency.
Press Release text/texmacs EU within reach of Kyoto targets — 20 Nov 2007
The EU-15 can meet, and may even over-shoot, its 2012 Kyoto target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 8 % below 1990 levels if Member States implement now all additional policies being planned, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), released today in Copenhagen.
Press Release Transport - bottom of the Kyoto class again — 12 Feb 2007
Greenhouse gas emissions from transport remain a key, but avoidable, obstacle to the EU reaching its Kyoto climate change targets, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, released in Copenhagen today.
Press Release Transport growth - an environmental dilemma for Europe — 28 Mar 2006
Polluting emissions from transport continue to impact on health and undermine progress towards Kyoto targets, says a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Press Release EEA unveils first digital map of Europe's changing landscapes — 17 Nov 2004
The first digital map of the multiple changes that have occurred in Europe's landscapes since 1990 was unveiled today, enabling policy-makers to draw lessons from how their decisions in areas such as agriculture and transport are impacting on the region's finite land resources and the wider environment.
Press Release Accession countries taking over EU's unsustainable transport patterns, EEA report warns — 03 Dec 2002
The 13 countries seeking accession to the European Union are rapidly adopting the EU's unsustainable transport patterns, as roads gain increasing importance in their transport systems at the expense of the railways and economic recovery brings growing levels of traffic.
Press Release EU energy sector makes insufficient progress in reducing its environmental impact — 30 May 2002
Energy consumption in the European Union is rising, mainly because of transport growth, energy efficiency is improving only slowly and renewable energies need to expand by at least double the current rate if targets for boosting their market shares by 2010 are to be reached
Press Release Transport continuing to increase pressure on Europe's environment — 11 Sep 2001
Press Release HTML Transport in the EU -- heading down a dead end street? — 16 May 2000
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