About: Jutta Paulus

MEPs vote to broaden the definition of ‘sustainable aviation fuels’

Lawmakers in the European Parliament’s Transport committee voted to expand the definition of green jet fuel yesterday (27 June), a decision that could see controversial biofuel feedstocks used to cut aviation emissions.
Aviation 07-02-2022

MEP Jutta Paulus: Cheap flights are distorting the EU transport market

The proposed ‘ReFuelEU Aviation’ regulation is a basis to ensure that industry bears the true cost of aviation’s impact on the environment, argues MEP Jutta Paulus.
Circular materials 20-04-2021

EU seeks ‘reliable’ method to measure microplastic pollution from tyres

An EU regulation on tyre labelling due to come into force on 1 May will not cover the rate at which tyres shed particles – a major contributor to microplastics in Europe – as an agreed method for the calculation of abrasion is still not in place.
Shipping 06-07-2020

MEPs set to navigate shipping into the EU’s carbon market

Members of the European Parliament’s environment committee will vote on Tuesday (7 July) on a package of measures intended to clean up the maritime sector and include shipping in the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS).
Shipping 11-03-2020

Cleaner ships get backing of EU ministers

EU transport ministers agreed on Wednesday (11 March) that greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping sector need to be reduced significantly. But a looming dispute over whether to tackle the sector at EU or global level could scuttle efforts.
Shipping 13-02-2020

EU starts to chart shipping’s new green course

The shipping industry will soon have to pay for its environmental impact in the EU, as both the European Commission and Parliament are moving forward with plans to include vessels in the bloc’s flagship carbon market. But there are choppy waters ahead.