The EU has agreed to cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 80-95% by 2050. Climate policy will require a shift away from petroleum which currently provides nearly all of transport’s energy needs.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/08/2018 regarding a comprehensive action plan for air pollution control with timelines. The matter deals with stickers for vehicles to indicate the nature of fuel being used.