Showing posts with label carbon emissions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label carbon emissions. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars
The accelerating demise of diesel, long used by carmakers to boost fuel-efficiency, is undermining their plans to meet looming European Union CO2 goals and avoid big annual fines.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Germans divided over diesel vehicle ban ahead of landmark court ruling

diesel vehicle ban germany
Germans are divided on the issue of urban driving bans on diesel vehicles, as the Federal Administrative Court is poised to assess the issue on Thursday, a survey has found.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CO2 emissions projected to rise in 2017: study

CO2 emissions projected to rise in 2017
Global carbon emissions are expected to rise by 2 percent in 2017, ending a three-year period of nearly no growth, according to a research published on Monday.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

100 companies produce 71% of global emissions : report

Some 71 per cent of global emissions are produced by just 100 companies, a new greenhouse gases (GHG) study has found.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

China to Continue with Climate Pact Even If US Pulls Out

China said it will work with the European Union to uphold the international agreement on climate change even if the US pulls out.

Carbon dioxide concentration level hits record high in Japan in 2016: weather agency

The average atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration level hit record high in Japan in 2016, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said on Wednesday.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Climat: pour Trump, l'accord de Paris n'est pas "légalement contraignant"

Le président américain Donald Trump ne pense pas que l'accord de Paris sur le climat est "légalement contraignant" et s'interroge actuellement sur la façon de le rendre intéressant pour les USA, selon un haut-fonctionnaire à la Maison blanche.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump to decide on Paris climate agreement after G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump will not make an announcement on whether or not to pull the country out of the Paris Agreement on climate change until after he returns from the May 26-27 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Italy, the White House said Tuesday.

Friday, May 05, 2017

EU CO2 emissions decrease slightly in 2016

Eurostat said on Thursday that compared with 2015, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the European Union (EU) slightly decreased by 0.4 percent in 2016.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Renewable energy sources could be cheaper than fossil fuels within 10 years : UN-backed report

A new United Nations-backed report has revealed overwhelming consensus that renewable power will dominate in the future, with many experts saying that even large international corporations are increasingly choosing renewable energy products either from utilities or through direct investment in their own generating capacity.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US states and cities to challenge Trump executive order

A coalition of 23 US states and local governments has vowed to challenge in court President Trump's latest Executive Order reversing a raft of President Obama's climate change regulations.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Beijing's last large coal-fired power plant suspends operations

Beijing's last large coal-fired power plant suspended operations on Saturday, meaning the capital has become China's first city with all its power plants fueled by clean energy.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Poland "strongly critical" about EU emission rulings: development minister

Poland is strongly critical about the EU's new proposals regarding CO2 emissions as they endanger its energy, steel and mining industries, Polish Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Concerns global warming 'worse than thought'

 Global warming may be worse than previously thought, a new study by international scientists, including some at Maynooth University, has claimed.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

United Arab Emirates to invest $163bn in renewables

The United Arab Emirates has said that it intends to invest $163bn (£134bn) in projects to generate half of the nation's power needs from renewables.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

London's famous red buses becoming greener

London's double-deck red buses are as familiar in the capital as the changing of the guards and the chimes of Big Ben.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

UN climate talks open in Morocco to press for cohesive action

The 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicks off on Monday.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Jordan signs agreement with UAE company on solar power plant

Jordan signed an agreement Saturday with a United Arab Emirates (UAE) company to build a 200-megawatt photovoltaic plant, the largest solar plant in Jordan, said a statement from Jordan's Ministry of Energy.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

German lawmakers want EU to switch to emission-free cars by 2030

 The upper house of the German parliament, the Bundesrat, has adopted a resolution which urges the EU Commission as well as the EU Parliament to create conditions for a Europe-wide switch to emission-free cars “not later than in 2030.”

Friday, October 07, 2016

EU welcomes landmark int'l agreement to curb aviation emissions

The European Commission, or the executive body of the European Union, said on Friday it welcomes a new multilateral deal reached by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to reduce international aviation emissions.

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