The European Commission is holding a public consultation on how best to shape the new international agreement due to be adopted in 2015. All stakeholders are invited to participate and contribute their views.
New vans (light commercial vehicles, or LCVs) monitored in the European Union last year emitted an average of 180.3g carbon dioxide (CO2) per kilometre, according to provisional monitoring data published today. The fleet average target to be fully achieved in 2017 is 175g CO2/km.
The emissions of new LCVs were monitored and reported for the first time for the calendar year 2012 as part of the implementation of the EU Regulation on CO2 emissions from vans (Regulation 510/2011).
The provisional 2012 database covers approximately 1.1 million new LCVs registered in the EU, and should serve as…
The European Commission is preparing the new carbon leakage list that will apply for free allocations under the EU Emissions Trading System in the period 2015-2019. As part of the process, the Commission is seeking the views of a broad base of stakeholders. To this end, it has launched a 12-week stakeholder consultation.
The first carbon leakage list was adopted by the Commission at the end of 2009 and is applicable for the free allocation of allowances in 2013 and 2014.
The Commission has previously carried out a study on possible methodologies for determination of the new carbon leakage list.…