Positions 17 Dec 2021

CER Position - CountEmissions EU

According to the EU Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, the Commission plans to establish a European framework for the harmonised measurement of transport and logistics greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2022. CER, therefore, welcomes the initiative called CountEmissions EU, which should be applicable to all transport modes avoiding greenwashing. It will offer the EU citizens the tools to make sustainable choices in order to facilitate a shift to the most energy efficient and sustainable transport solutions, strengthening the EU Green Deal by accelerating zero-emission mobility.

In this context, the following CER paper puts forward proposals to enhance energy-efficiency and incentivise the reduction of emissions from transport and logistics