MIT study cautions smaller nations on rushing to develop their natural gas resources; Cyprus as model

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Cyprus offshore hydrocarbon exploration blocks. The study is a part of of a larger report that will further take into account the changing dynamics of the regional and global gas markets, giving a comprehensive view of the implications for the long-term development of natural gas in Cyprus and other like nations. The interim report analyzed the economics of natural gas project development options in Cyprus with a focus on exports.

€10bn a year: the cost of keeping EU biofuel policy alive

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Biofuels cost cash-strapped EU member states €10bn in 2011-the same as the bailout of Cyprus-and a figure that is projected to get bigger as Europe increases its use of the fuel. Biofuels biofuel Transport & Environment A new report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) reveals that increasing biofuel volumes from a current requirement for 5 per cent [.].

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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 g CO 2 /km) and Cyprus (135.1 It also varied across countries: smaller vehicles were sold in Bulgaria and Cyprus ( 1 955 kg) in Slovakia, Finland and Czech Republic.

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EEA: average CO2 emissions from new cars and new vans in Europe increased again in 2019

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2 -emissions-from-new-cars-vans-2019">According to provisional data published by the European Environment Agency (EEA), average CO 2 emissions from new passenger cars registered in the European Union (EU), Iceland, Norway and the United Kingdom (UK), increased in 2019, for the third consecutive year. Average emissions were lowest in Cyprus (131.9 Lighter vehicles were registered in and Cyprus, Bulgaria and Portugal (average mass 2 000 kg) in Iceland, Slovakia, Norway and Finland.

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EC Survey finds majority of Europeans willing to compromise on performance, size, range and price to reduce vehicle emissions; 53% say they use car as main mode of transport

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Cyprus, Luxembourg, Greece and France were the countries where the largest proportions of respondents were willing to compromise on a car’s speed, size and range, when making a purchase, in order to reduce emissions. The highest level of support for such schemes existed in Luxembourg (71%), Italy (68%), the Netherlands (64%), Cyprus (61%) and Belgium (60%). It shows people understand the stakes and are willing to do their bit to reduce their impact on the environment.

REVA Electric Car Company Building New Plant in Bangalore

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REVA is available in the following European countries: United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Norway, Greece, Cyprus, France and Belgium. REVA is a Bangalore-based company formed as a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California and is venture-backed by lead US investors Global Environment Fund and Draper Fisher Jurveston

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Emissions of Air Pollutants down in EU-27

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The European Community’s air pollutant emission inventory report released by the European Environment Agency finds that in 2007, sulphur oxides (SO x ) emissions were down by 72 % from 1990 levels. Ammonia is a particularly important pollutant with respect to Europe’s environment, responsible for eutrophication and acidification of ecosystems.

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EEA report suggests road charges for heavy-duty goods vehicles should reflect varied health effects of pollution in different countries

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A new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) suggests that new road charges for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs or lorries) should reflect the varied health effects of traffic pollution in different European countries. At the other end of the scale, the same truck driving in Cyprus, Malta and Finland causes damage of around €0.005 (US$0.01) per kilometer. Air pollution externalities of 12–14 ton HGV on highway (Euronorm III) in euro cents. Source: EEA. Click to enlarge.

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Reports highlight ongoing advances in vehicle technology, consumer demand for fuel efficiency in US and Europe

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In Europe, a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) found that the average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9% more fuel-efficient than the average three years before, due to improved technology and an increase in the share of diesel cars. Registrations of new cars fell furthest in 2012 in Greece (-41%), Portugal (-38%) and Cyprus (-25%), while at the other end of the scale new cars increased by more than 12% in in Estonia and Hungary.

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EEA TERM Report Finds Efficiency Gains of Clean Vehicle Technology Being Offset By Ongoing Increases in Travel

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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. On its tenth anniversary, the EEA’s TERM report presents an overview of transport’s impact on the environment, built on an analysis of 40 policy-relevant indicators. Unlike some sectors, transport’s impact on the environment continues to be closely linked to economic growth.

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EEA Report: Trends in European Transport Are Heading in the Wrong Direction

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We know the technology exists to tackle impacts of the transport sector on Europe’s environment. The report “Transport at a crossroads” is the annual publication from the EEA’s Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM), which monitors the progress and effectiveness of attempts to integrate transport and environment strategies. TERM 2008: indicators tracking transport and environment in the European Union. (

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