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The European Diesel Summit - Fast routes to clean air

forums
  • environment
  • mobility
start date
06-11-2018
end date
06-11-2018
organised by
Transport&Environment, EUROCITIES, and EPHA
address
Square Brussels, Rue du Musée 3, 1000 Brussels
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EUROCITIES, the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), and Transport & Environment (T&E) are joining forces to organise the first ever European Summit on Diesel.
The dangerous legacy of the ‘dieselgate’ scandal continues to pollute the air that Europeans breathe. Too little has been done to tackle the fleet of more than 40 million grossly-polluting diesel cars and vans currently on Europe’s roads.
The current piecemeal approach of vehicle recalls across Europe, and the growing trend of exporting dirty diesels, does nothing to solve this problem and further exacerbates the divide in health equality. All Europeans have the right to clean air; we need European solutions, too, to make this right a reality.
This Summit invites all concerned stakeholders - high-level representatives of EU institutions, governments, cities, industry, academia and civil society - to discuss what concrete solutions are available, in a constructive and forward-looking manner.