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Transport 29-01-2016

UN rejects EU request to attend green aviation meeting

EXCLUSIVE / The United Nations’ agency for aviation, the ICAO, has snubbed a request by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to allow MEPs to sit in on a crunch meeting to reduce the industry’s contribution to climate change.

MEPs debate saved air rules before Circular Economy inquest

Members of the European Parliament yesterday (21 January) debated air pollution rules for the first time since the laws narrowly escaped being axed by the EU’s executive arm.

What a good resolution to the biofuels reform would look like

?The best way to promote advanced biofuels is to correctly account for indirect land use change (ILUC), writes Nusa Urbancic.
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Climate change 08-07-2013

EPEE’s Andrea Voigt ‘disappointed’ over EP vote on F-gases ban

EPEE's director general Andrea Voigt expressed her concern on Wednesday over the European Parliament's decision to back a sweeping ban on the use in refrigerators and air conditioners of fluorinated gases. The so called F-gases are greenhouse gases that are many thousands of times more damaging than carbon dioxide in warming up the earth's atmosphere.
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Climate change 20-06-2013

EPEE’s Andrea Voigt ‘disappointed’ over EP vote on F-gases ban

European Partnership for Energy and the Environment Director general Andrea Voigt expressed her concern on Wednesday after the European Parliament's Environment Committee backed a sweeping ban on the use in refrigerators and air conditioners of fluorinated gases. The so-called F-gases are greenhouse gases that are many thousands of times more damaging than carbon dioxide in warming up the earth's atmosphere - 
Climate change 20-06-2013

MEPs back phase-out of F-gas coolants blamed for global warming

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has backed a sweeping ban on the use in refrigerators and air conditioners of fluorinated gases - greenhouse gases that are many thousands of times more damaging than carbon dioxide in warming up the earth's atmosphere.

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