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The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership has launched a Good Practice Guide for Local Measures to Encourage the Uptake of Low Emission Vehicles. A key recommendation is that policy measures implemented at the local level should be consistent with each other, that common definitions and vocabulary for low emission vehicles should be established.
The German government has settled with the country's four nuclear companies on four interim storage facilities for radioactive waste that is currently stored abroad, but Bavaria is up in arms over the decision. EurActiv Germany reports.
A new series of reports for the LowCVP says that the UK can develop the infrastructure necessary to deliver the low carbon fuels of the future but that strong coordination is needed between key actors. Initial public support will also often be needed to enable investment in the necessary infrastructure to be kick-started.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced a joint proposal for a a national programme to establish the next phase of greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy duty vehicles. This “Phase 2 programme” would significantly reduce carbon emissions and improve the fuel efficiency of heavy-duty vehicles.