EEA: 3/4 of EU urban population exposed to toxic air as governments fail to cut emissions

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Most Europeans living in cities are still breathing air that is dangerous to their health, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA) in a new report ; governments are not doing enough to cut toxic emissions at source, campaigners warn. Their delay is costing us our health and a safe environment.

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T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

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An in-house study by environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has found that the luxury cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation & PLC emitted in 2017 in European seas alone 10 times more SO x than all of Europe’s 260+ million passenger vehicles.

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TTTech Auto establishes Car.OS unit and expands company structure

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Using the platform, OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers can reduce their development, testing and validation complexity and ensure that essential safety and mission-criticality requirements can be met in both single and multi-SoC environments at reduced cost. Part of the overall growth story are the acquisitions of RT-RK Automotive in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia–Herzegovina, Silicon Gears in Spain and Red Pine Software in Turkey.

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EEA report finds more action needed to protect Europe’s most vulnerable citizens from air pollution, noise and extreme temperatures

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A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) warns that the health of Europe’s most vulnerable citizens remains disproportionately affected by environmental hazards such as air and noise pollution and extreme temperatures, especially in Europe’s eastern and southern regions, despite overall improvements in Europe’s environmental quality.

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased in 2018

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According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), the average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU) in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year, reaching 120.4 Higher sales in Poland (+46%), Croatia (+28%) and Hungary (+21%) were accompanied by lower sales in Italy (-6%) and Spain (-5%).

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EC launches first EU sustainable urban mobility plan award for local authorities

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A Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan is a city’s integrated mobility plan for passengers and goods, addressing such sustainable urban mobility objectives as improved safety and security, reduced air and noise pollution, improved cost-effectiveness, enhanced quality of the urban environment, and accessibility of the transport system. Cities within the European Union, the European Economic Area and Croatia are eligible to apply for the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan award.

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Study finds that EV-specific factors rather than socio-demographic variables better predictors of EV uptake

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Thus, while many EV consumers may have high levels of education and be passionate about the environment, within the perspective of a country such individuals still represent a tiny portion of the overall population. Thirdly, due to the constantly evolving environment during the emergence of a radical innovation, industrial dynamics may change from year to year.

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