Air pollutant emission 2010 limits exceeded in twelve EU Member States; road transport NOx a main factor

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Twelve European Union Member States exceeded one or more of the emission limits set by the EU National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive, according to recent official data for 2010 reported to the European Environment Agency (EEA). For the first time, preliminary data recently reported to the EEA by Member States allow a comparison with the legally binding emission limits for 2010 set in the EU NEC Directive.

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GHG Emissions From European Businesses Participating in Emissions Trading System Fell 3% in 2008

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Emissions of greenhouse gases from European businesses participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) (cap-and-trade) fell 3.06 % in 2008 compared with a year earlier, according to the information provided by Member State registries. reduction in emission allowances that the Commission has secured for the second trading period, the EU ETS really started to make a difference to emissions in 2008, according to the European Commission.

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New maps give Europeans close-up picture of air pollution from diffuse sources

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PM 10 emissions from road transport in Paris. It complements existing data on emissions from individual industrial plants from the European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR). NO x emissions from road transport. A large number of many tiny emissions from houses and vehicles represent collectively a large, diffuse source of pollution, in particular in cities. Emissions EuropeClick to enlarge.

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nanoFLOWCELL to present new QUANT F flow cell EV at Geneva

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Liechtenstein-based R&D company nanoFLOWCELL will present its new QUANT F electric vehicle at the upcoming Geneva show; the QUANT F is a further development of the QUANT E from 2014, the first automobile with flow cell drive to be approved by the German TÜV technical inspection authority. This enables efficient and economical driving and means correspondingly greater ranges accompanied by outstanding performance with zero harmful emissions.

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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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None of the EEA scenarios considered delivered the targeted reduction in transport GHG emissions. The report’s findings for the period 1997–2007 present a mixed picture, with some improvements in air pollutants and serious concerns regarding persistent growth in transport’s greenhouse gas emissions. Over the last ten years we have concentrated on measures to improve mobility whilst decoupling transport emissions from economic growth.

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

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Indexed European transport sector greenhouse gas emissions, 1990-2006. Transport continues to contribute disproportionally to Europe’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, poor air quality and noise, and still uses the least efficient modes to move people and goods according to a new report from the European Environmental Agency (EEA). Emissions of regulated air pollutants from vehicles continue to fall across EEA member countries but concentrations remain high in some urban areas.

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SEAT Ibiza sets new fuel economy record

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Then, with around 45litres of fuel at his disposal, he embarked on his tour of the 12 European states and drove through the cities of Mosty in the Czech Republic, Bratislava in Slovakia, Hegyeshalom in Hungary, Graz in Austria, Varazdin in Croatia, Maribor in Slovenia, Toblach in Italy, Innsbruck in Austria, Schaan in Liechtenstein, Zurich in Switzerland and Saint-Louis in France before finishing in Frankfurt, Germany.