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

Thursday, July 01, 2021

EU's landmark climate law enters into force -

EU's landmark climate law enters into force

The European Union (EU) has its landmark climate law entering into force on Wednesday as the Minister of Environment and Climate Action of Portugal Joao Pedro Matos Fernandes signed the text.

Friday, May 07, 2021

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Climate change: EU to cut CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030 - BBC News

Climate change: EU to cut CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030

The EU has adopted ambitious new targets to curb climate change, with a pledge to make them legally binding.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

UK, Chinese scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly -

Beijing's air quality has improved significantly

Beijing's air quality has improved dramatically in the last few years owing to the emission reductions following the implementation of clean air actions, according to a latest report released by a group of leading British and Chinese scientists.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

'Countries must declare climate emergency': UN chief Antonio Guterres- The New Indian Express

climate emergency

 UN chief Antonio Guterres called on governments Saturday to declare a "state of climate emergency" and make good on their promises to slash carbon pollution as they recover from the pandemic.

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.

EL News