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Appropriate taxes and incentives do affect purchases of new cars

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:16:56 GMT

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Financial incentives set by Member States, such as taxes, can drive reductions in average CO2 emissions from new passenger cars in Europe. This briefing describes how these measures affect the sales of vehicles with lower CO2 emissions and examines the extent to which differences in average CO2 emissions between countries may be attributable to differences in the taxation and incentives systems in place.




Perspectives on transitions to sustainability

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:20:00 GMT

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The overall ambition of this report is to provide an initial analytical overview of framings, conceptualisations and selected analytical tools relating to sustainability transitions and transformations, bringing together insights from multiple academic communities. The report aims to illustrate how these different perspectives relate to each other and to begin to explore what potential guidance they offer for policymaking and governance more broadly.




Chemicals for a sustainable future - Report of the EEA Scientific Committee Seminar

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 10:45:00 GMT

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This report draws upon presentations and discussions that took place at a seminar held by the European Environment Agency's (EEA's) Scientific Committee on 17 May 2017.




Aviation and shipping — impacts on Europe's environment TERM 2017

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMT

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Domestic and international aviation and shipping are key components of Europe's mobility system. They are both economic sectors that directly bring many societal and economic benefits, such as the delivery of a wide range of goods and services and provision of employment and mobility for personal leisure or business purposes. However, from the broader environmental perspective, both sectors are also seen as challenging, because increasing demand within each of the sectors is exerting increasing pressures on the environment and climate. Their joint consideration in this TERM 2017 report also reflects key similarities, opportunities and challenges between them.




Fuel quality in the EU in 2016

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMT

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Fuel quality monitoring under the Fuel Quality Directive.




Monitoring CO2 emissions from new passenger cars and vans in 2016

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:55:00 GMT

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European Environment Agency (EEA) is supporting the Commission in the monitoring of the CO2 performance of passenger cars and vans, according to the European Regulations (EC) 443/2009 and (EU) 510/2011.




EEA framework for international engagement

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 14:22:35 GMT

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This framework for international engagement serves as an operational complement to the EEA International Strategy included in the Agency's Multiannual Work Programme. It provides a structure to support the planning and carrying out of EEA's international activities, specifying the orientation of EEA work in the variety of international contexts described.




Programming Document 2018–2020

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 10:54:06 GMT

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Expanding the knowledge base for policy implementation and long-term transitions




Renewable energy in Europe 2017 — Recent growth and knock-on effects

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:05:00 GMT

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This report provides an overview of progress in renewable energy in Europe, based on official statistics until 2015 and preliminary estimates for 2016.




Fluorinated greenhouse gases 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:50:00 GMT

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Data reported by companies on the production, import, export and destruction of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the European Union, 2007-2016.




Monitoring progress of Europe’s transport sector towards its environment, health and climate objectives

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:55:00 GMT

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The ‘Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism’ (TERM) includes a number of indicators used for tracking the short and long-term environmental performance of the transport sector in the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU-28). This briefing presents the latest indicator-based assessment of progress being made towards key transport-related policy targets and objectives.




Environmental indicator report 2017 — In support to the monitoring of the 7th Environment Action Programme

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 11:55:00 GMT

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This report gives an overview of the EU’s progress towards 29 environmental policy objectives. These are relevant to the achievement of the 7th Environment Action Programme (EAP) three key priority objectives: natural capital; resource-efficient, low-carbon economy; and people’s health and well-being.




Green infrastructure and flood management

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:50:00 GMT

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Promoting cost-efficient flood risk reduction via green infrastructure solutions.




Trends and projections in the EU ETS in 2017

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:50:00 GMT

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The EU Emissions Trading System in numbers




Approximated EU greenhouse gas inventory 2016

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 11:50:00 GMT

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This briefing presents early ‘approximated’ (proxy) estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2016 in the European Union (EU), as reported by Member States in July 2017. Detailed results are available in the report, Approximated European Union greenhouse gas inventory: Proxy GHG emission estimates for 2016.