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Spotting the signs for a transport system by 2050

Transport, including international aviation and maritime transport, accounts for around a quarter of total EU greenhouse gas emissions. Based on analysis of long-term trends, a new European Environment Agency report calls for a clear vision defining Europe's transport system by 2050 and consistent policies to achieve it.

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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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Cycling the city

Cycling the city

16 Sep 2009

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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EEA celebrates Mobility Week 2007! How we fare in environmentally friendly commuting.

In celebration of the European Mobility Week, EEA staff examined its own impact on the environment with daily commuting to work. This video shows a few modes of transportation used by some employees. A recent survey among staff showed that 53 % of them walk or cycle to get to work and many others walk or cycle in combination with public transport.

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“If I were President of Europe…” – just what would you do to help the environment?

Students from the Copenhagen International School answer to the question “If you were the President of Europe, what would you do to help decrease pollution and improve our environment?”. Increasing taxes on cars and using that money to invest in environmentally-friendly forms of transportation are the most cited policies a green President would implement.

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