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Analyses – Aviation in focus

11/3/2016

There is an increasing demand on reduction of environmental and climate impact from aviation. One reason is that aviation was not included in the climate agreement signed in Paris in 2015. This has led to requirements on the air industry themselves to introduce measures for climate gas emission reduction. This is not an easy task as […]

Source: Conlogic 2015/10/3

Super truck II

2/3/2016

In order to push manufacturers, the US Department of Energy announced its SuperTruck II initiative aiming to improve heavy-duty freight efficiency by more than 100 percent over the most fuel efficient tractor-trailer from 2009. Read more

Source: CCJ 20160302

Legal requirements updated

28/1/2016

Swedish legal requirement and routines has been updated. Updates is shown in the change log.

Source: Conlogic

Airbus launches a new fuel efficient aircraft

27/1/2016

Airbus launches the new A320Neo that is a development of previous A320. Through new engines and new design of wings, fuel consumption is reduced by 20 percent per seat. Noise level is also reduced.  

Source: SVD 2016-01-27

Modest concern on climate and environmental risks

20/1/2016

According to the CEO survey carried out by PwC prior to World Economic Forum in Davos risk related to climate and environment is considered the least serious out of 11 threats. More severe threats are more complicated regulations, geopolitical instability and uncertain exchange rates. Read more

Source: Miljörapporten 20 januari 2016

Mandatory reporting of non-financial information within the EU

19/1/2016

An open consultation on the directive requiring companies to report non-financial information within the EU is now open until April 15 this year. The directive is to be implemented in national legislation during the year. Read more

Source: Miljörapporten 20160119

Larger trucks on Swedish roads

12/1/2016

During the spring 2016 the Swedish government will propose trucks with a maximum gross weight of 74 ton. The rationale is to develop road transport into a more environmental and climate efficient. In order to meet coming challenges transport need to become more resource efficient according to the Swedish government.

Source: Miljörapporten 20160112

New legislation on noise and fuels

11/1/2016

The New Year involves implementation of new legislation in Sweden. Within transport this year means new taxation on fuels and new noise legislation. The energy tax will increase on petrol and diesel and tax exemption on ethanol will be reduced. Noise legislation will increase the rights for the operator causing noise if the follow their […]

Source: Miljörapporten 20160111

Competition on bio mass for fuels

15/12/2015

Air transport develops and strives for use of more renewable fuels which increases completion according to the Swedish Energy agency. The bio mass for renewable air fuels is the same as for the road sector fuelled by diesel. There is already competition on these raw material and if air transport increases their demand it will […]

Source: Miljörapporten 20151215

Global agreement on prevention of climate change

14/12/2015

196 countries signed the ambitious agreement in Paris. The agreement is lacking specified reduction targets and guidelines. The agreement is considered to form a platform for further development but lead to a large responsibility for all countries. A contributing factor for achieving the agreement is the rapid technical development and reduced price on renewable energy. […]

Source: Miljörapporten 14 december 2015

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