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Solid Fuel Regulation

The ban on the marketing, sale and distribution of bituminous fuel (or ‘smoky coal ban’) was first introduced in Dublin…

Air | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Building Energy Rating

From January 1st, 2009, a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate became compulsory for all homes being sold or offered for…

Climate | Climate & Air | Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Beijing New Car Licence Registration System

On the 24th of December 2010 the Beijing municipal government introduced a new lottery system for the allocation of car…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


European Sulphur Directives - Low sulphur fuel

Sulphur is naturally present in small quantities in liquid and solid fuels. However, since the introduction of the Directive relating…

Air | Energy | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Euro standards

European emission standards for road vehicles are set in order to define the acceptable levels of exhaust emissions for new…

Climate & Air | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Vehicle CO2 efficiency standards

Although there are no technical mobile abatement options for CO2 emissions, there are efficiency standards for CO2. European legislation is…

Climate | Transport | Technical Option | Specific Example


Cycle-to-work scheme

The cycle-to-work scheme was introduced in Ireland in January 2009, with the aim of increasing the share of cyclists during…

Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Bike Rental Scheme

This scheme was introduced in Ireland in September 2009, whereby a number of rental bicycles were placed at designated stands…

Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


Road Tax & Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT)

National governments can design or amend existing motor tax systems and vehicle registration taxes such that the tax paid more…

Air | Climate | Climate & Air | Transport | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example


European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS)

On the 1st of January 2005 the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) came into operation. The EU ETS…

Energy | Non-Technical Option | Specific Example