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Solid Fuel Regulation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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