On November 8th, the European Commission presented a mobility package in which it proposes more ambitious targets for the average CO2 emissions of cars and lightweight vehicles in order to accelerate the transition to low and zero emissions vehicles.
The four regions of the Pianura Padana (Emilia Romagna, Piedmont, Veneto and Lombardy) – have decided to adopt shared measures to fight pollution thanks to an agreement signed in Bologna during the G7 for the Environment in June.
“The G7 unanimously approved the final statement on climate issues. The topics on which we have reached an agreement are sustainable finance, circular economy, resources efficiency, marine waste, and commitment to Africa…
Despite the slow improvement in air quality, air pollution especially in European urban areas is one of the main health dangers which causes illnesses and, as stated by the European Agency for the Environment, causes over 500,000 premature deaths each year.