Harmonised measurement of transport and logistics emissions

EESC opinion: Harmonised measurement of transport and logistics emissions

Key points


  • supports the initiative for a harmonised European framework to measure greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for transport services and the need for clear and reliable information to allow consumers to make sustainable decisions regarding transportation;
  • thinks that making reliable data on emissions available will encourage sustainability and behavioural change and believes that the establishment of a common regulatory framework will foster transparency;
  • calls for a transport sector strategy that ensures a just transition by addressing social issues, protecting workers and guaranteeing accessible and affordable transport services;
  • urges the EU Institutions to adopt all necessary measures to safeguard affordable public services in order to ensure that the measures are effective from all perspectives.