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EU agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions from trucks
Reuters ^ | February 19, 2019 2:04 AM | Philip Blenkinsop

Posted on 02/19/2019 7:29:43 AM PST by Olog-hai

The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of its commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases. […]

The EU currently has no limits on emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, unlike the United States, China, Japan and Canada. Trucks account for almost one quarter of the bloc’s transport-related emissions. […]

Curbs on the transport sector, the only one in which emissions are still rising, aim to help the bloc meet its overall goal of reducing greenhouse gases by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 under the Paris climate accord.

Germany is home to Europe’s largest truck manufacturer, Daimler, as well as Volkswagen’s MAN. Other producers in Europe include Volvo, Italy-based Iveco, Paccar and Scania, also part of Volkswagen. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Travel; Weather
KEYWORDS: climatechange; climatechangehoax; daimler; eussr; freight; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; man; parisaccords; scania; trucks; volvo

1 posted on 02/19/2019 7:29:43 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

This will make the yellow vests VERY happy.

2 posted on 02/19/2019 8:22:57 AM PST by Mrs.Z (Donald Trump... the guy who makes all the right people angry.)
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To: Mrs.Z

It’ll certainly make them more active.

3 posted on 02/19/2019 8:29:03 AM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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