The new decade has just begun, and with the Green New Deal the EU has set itself new goals for environmental sustainability in 2050. However, have the objectives that European countries had set themselves for this year, in particular for transport, been achieved?
The transport sector, responsible for 25% of greenhouse gas emissions at EU level, is called upon by the EU to make a quantum leap towards a low environmental impact future
Greenhouse gas emissions are decreasing, but those related to transport and mobility are increasing. It’s an air pollution alert
Rail transport and alternative fuels are the areas which the investments of the innovative 200 million euro financial instrument launched by the EU Commission and the EIB will focus on.
In the first quarter of 2019, the European Commission announced its intention to publish a communication to identify Community policy areas for action to foster the development of the circular economy.
In the 2021-2027 programming period, the funding available for initiatives on environmental sustainability will be increased by 60%.
The European Commission is making €100 million available, divided into projects to be carried out on the Global Network (€65 million) and projects to reduce traffic noise generated by the rail network (€35 million), with a call for proposals due out in January 2019
The third call for proposals of the Interreg MED program is divided into two phases, a preliminary one, with the presentation of the project idea, which expires on 31st January 2019, and a complete project application, which expires on 27th June 2019.