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What now for airport expansion in the South East?

By Editor on 13th July 2016
Found in: Events
Date and Time: 
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 09:00 to 13:00

The focus of this seminar is the future prospects for airport expansion in the South East, and what next for Heathrow and Gatwick airports.  The discussion will include:

EU member states are required to ensure that consumers are informed about the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new passenger cars.  The European Commission is currently evaluating the relevant directive and, in support of this, Gary Haq and Martin Weiss assess the status of car labelling in the EU in their new paper, published in Energy Policy.  

Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:00 to 18:00

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Andrew Jones MP, parliamentary under-secretary of state for transport, will be giving the keynote speech at the The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s (LowCVP) annual conference, held in association with the Advanced Propulsion Centre. 

The Conference aims to attract leading figures from government, industry, academia and the environmental movement to discuss:

SDRN Mailing, 4 May 2016

By Editor on 4th May 2016
Found in: News

SDRN Mailing, 4 May 2016

By Editor on 4th May 2016
Found in: News

Researchers in Norway have undertaken a study looking at the reasons why the Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) market share is far higher in Norway than in any other country.  There are strong incentives for promoting purchase and ownership of BEVs – for instance, exemptions from purchase tax and VAT – and the researchers analysed data from a survey of 3,400 BEV owners in Norway to determine which incentives are critical for the purchase of BEV vehicles and which groups of buyers  respond to different types of incentives. 

The Energy Research Partnership’s new report provides a high-level perspective on issues that should be considered when making decisions about transport’s future energy options, including the implications for the wider energy sector and the steps required for deployment. 

Up in the Air – Part 1, published in November 2015 by Policy Exchange in partnership with King’s College London, revealed that more than 12 per cent of London’s total area exceeded legal and healthy limits for nitrogen dioxide in 2010.  The second part of their report proposes a comprehensive package of measures to reduce emissions and improve air quality in London.  It focuses on road transport and gas combustion – which combined are the major causes of pollution in London.  The report suggests what the next Mayor of London, and others, need to do to clean up London’s air, whilst taking ca

With the forthcoming London Mayoral election not far away in May 2016, Green Alliance, in collaboration with the Campaign for Better Transport, CPRE, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, London Wildlife Trust, National Trust, RSPB and the WWF, looks at the major challenges facing London and sets out big ideas and practical means which would help the new Mayor achieve a greener, fairer capital and a better place to live and work. 

SDRN Mailing, 24 February 2016

By Editor on 24th February 2016
Found in: News

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