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Friends of the Earth, Ecologistas en Acción, Greenpeace, Jóvenes Verdes and WWF/Adena have launched an online campaign demanding a drastic reduction of CO2 emission limits in Europe. The EU is set to establish limits next fall and these associations are lobbying in for stricter ones. According to figures managed by these organizations, 70 percent of all oil used in Europe is used for transport and, among this, 50 percent is used for cars and light freight transport. The statement b

If you check any European car ad, you will see in tiny letters at the bottom the car's consumption and CO2 production figures. This information is a mandatory requirement in Spain. But, according to Ecologistas en Acción and the Unión de Consumidores de España (UCE), an environmental organization and a consumer union from Spain respectively, these figures are not accurate and could be misleading.

Ecologistas en Acción (EeA), one of Spain's largest environmental groups, has started a campaign against the installation of three biodiesel manufacturing plants in the Port of Seville in Spain. EeA is asking the administration to assess the origin of raw materials used in biofuel manufacturing, using the Indonesian palm oil case and Brazil and Argentina's mono-crops of soy as bad examples.