Dieselgate 5 years on
How EPHA partners are taking action on air pollution, 5 years after Dieselgate
The legacy of Dieselgate is a modal shift to zero and low emission mobility for a post-COVID19 healthy recovery
Healthcare cost savings will compensate for higher ambitions in transport policy
NGOs across Europe are asking for national action to cut real emissions
Find out below how EPHA partners are speaking out on the need to tackle transport pollution on the fifth anniversary of Dieselgate
Assessment of the impact on air quality of noncompliant NOx emissions from Diesel vehicles in real driving conditions
A new study estimates for the first time the impact on health of the scandal of diesel emissions rigged in Milan, the city with the European record for deaths from road pollution.
The research results will be presented on September 18, during an online press conference between 11:00-12:00
An awareness campaign, asking cyclists (especially female cyclists) how they fell and the quality of the bike infrastructures, in a campaign to reduce road accidents. They hope to increase the modal split in favour of cyclists, at the moment very low (1,8%)
Changing Cities is focused on active and clean mobility, promoting bikes and reducing the use of cars in Germany. People from 36 cities are involved in their activities.
EMSA will encourage people to walk and/or bike instead of using passive transport. With an online tool, people can count all steps and biked distances. Then, people post on social media how many steps/biked kilometres they contributed for clean air. The posts will be combined with specific hashtags for social media. It will be an action and online campaign combined.
IMZTR in collaboration with Partnership for Environment and Health will organize a mini-festival “Kolobocija” in Ljubljana neighborhoods to promote urban mobility on 22 September with activities related to air pollution and health.
Medical professionals across Europe are speaking out about the effects of transport pollution on their patients and the environment, and have made their own appeal for action to ensure everyone can enjoy a sustainable, clean air future
SEPAR will organise a conference “For mobility without emissions”, with the Ministry for Ecological Transition on 17 September.
The annual SEPAR conference on 30th September will focus on raising awareness on health and air quality, followed by activities throughout the year to increase awareness of environmental pollution and the importance of maintaining adequate levels of air quality, training and educational activities for health professionals and research.
18th September 2020, Brussels - High climate reduction targets set today can pave the way for a zero and low emission mobility tomorrow, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) highlighted in comments to mark the fifth year anniversary of the Dieselgate...
NGOs call on the European Commission to set 2035 as the EU-wide end date for sales of petrol and diesel cars and vans
EPHA joins calls for the European Commission to set 2035 as the end date for the sale of new diesel and petrol cars and vans
“Weakening enforcement of air pollution laws is not the answer to our current health and economic crisis” say EPHA, BEUC, T&E and EEB
Civil Society calls on the European Commission to ensure that, in the interests of public health, consumer rights, environmental protection and fair demands to delay essential EU vehicles emission legislation are resisted