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Aviation 02-07-2015

Clean Sky in Action

Aviation faces big challenges in the years to come, in terms of growth and environment. Clean Sky is part of the solution, through the EU H2020 vision, by developing innovative technologies that will help to reduce CO2 emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft.
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Transport 15-07-2014

PurePower: lower costs, better performance

The PurePower engine family from Pratt & Whitney reduces fuel consumption, noise and environmental emissions— factors that improve flight paths, cut emission tariffs and reduce flight time. It’s all about lower costs and better environmental performance.
Blessington Basin in Dublin, Ireland, one of the areas designated by the City Council as a 'quiet area' [IrishFireside. 2010].

Environment agency releases ‘quiet areas’ guide

The European Environment Agency has released a guide for governments wishing to identify and maintain quiet areas, to give citizens respite from noise pollution.
Climate change 12-04-2012

Study says EU moving too slowly on noise pollution

Ambitious vehicle noise reduction proposals would enable eight million people to sleep soundly, cut noise annoyance by 39% and save €326 billion over 20 years, a Dutch research group says in a new report.
Transport 19-09-2007

Noise pollution: Road traffic ‘first culprit’, survey shows

Road traffic is perceived as the most annoying source of noise pollution by residents of EU urban areas, a survey conducted in the framework of a European research project has concluded. 
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