30 Jun '16, 5am

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https://t.co/2gPtUbYSuI

EEA Signals 2016 – Towards green and smart mobility goes beyond the data and statistics on transport, giving an in-depth explanation of the key facts and trends, the environmental challenges facing transport, and the green choices we have to ensure cleaner modes of moving around. Transport underpins our modern society and economy. At the same time, it is responsible for a quarter of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions, and causes air pollution, noise pollution and habitat fragmentation. The European Union has already taken measures to mitigate the effects of transport pollution, and it has launched work on ambitious plans to create a low-carbon economy by 2050. These plans include making sure transport plays its part in reducing emissions. “The EU’s transport sector depends on oil for 94 % of its fuel. It is clear that decarbonising Europe’s transport sector will take time. ...

Full article: http://www.eea.europa.eu/highlights/towards-clean-and-sma...

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