‘Flight shame’? Europeans have never flown as frequently

By |februar 7th, 2020|Aviation, aviation emissions, aviation ETS, carbon emissions, environmental protection, flight shame, Fridays for Future, Germany, News, Sweden|

Many people claim they are flying less to protect the environment but the figures say otherwise. The aviation industry is doing better than ever and its emissions have more than doubled since 1990. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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French football clubs revisit transport modes in bid to reduce carbon footprint

By |januar 27th, 2020|Ajax, carbon emissions, environmental protection, football, France, Lille, News, Sports|

With the travel of football players and fans having a significant impact on the environment,  France's football clubs, including amateur ones, have started developing initiatives to reduce travel. EURACTIV France reports.

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Germany’s official 2018 emission figures are better than expected

By |januar 23rd, 2020|carbon emissions, cars, CO2, EU ETS, European Commission, Germany, greenhouse gas emissions, News|

Germany has sent the EU Commission its official emissions figures for 2018, which are slightly lower than the previous year. Most reductions were made in the energy sector, while transport and agriculture still lag behind. Yet, Germany will not miss it...

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Could bacteria help recycle greenhouse gases in the future?

By |januar 20th, 2020|bacteria, bioeconomy, carbon emissions, CO2, CO2 emissions, ethanol, Germany, greenhouse gases, News, Treibhausgase, United States|

Could bacteria assist in the recycling of greenhouse gases in the future instead of releasing them into the atmosphere? European researchers are working to reverse the metabolism of intestinal bacteria that feed on CO2 so that they form products that c...

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New cars still way behind in reaching EU emission standards by 2021

By |januar 14th, 2020|BMW, car manufacturers, carbon emissions, electric cars, France, gasoline, News, renault, SUVs|

While the European Union has set a limit of 95g/km for new vehicles, with one year to go before the deadline, manufacturers are stagnating at 122g/km according to AAA Data. EURACTIV's partner le Journal de l'environnement reports.

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German ministers urge EU to lead the way at COP25 in Madrid

By |november 15th, 2019|carbon emissions, climate goals, climate plans, CO2, COP25, environmental protection, Germany, Heiko Maas, Kyoto Protocol, NDCs, News, Paris Climate Agreement, Svenja Schulze|

At a Berlin conference to prepare for the UN's annual climate summit (COP25), Environment Minister Svenja Schulze and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas stressed the EU's responsibility in closing the Paris Climate Agreement's remaining gaps, particularly by ...

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Germany’s steel industry not changing practices despite pressure to go green

By |oktober 8th, 2019|carbon emissions, climate goals, CO2, Gas, Germany, heavy industry, hydrogen, News, steel industry|

Germany's energy-intensive steel industry needs to reinvent itself so that it can meet European climate targets and remain competitive. However, there is still a long road to go before the sector goes green. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU eyes end of energy tax waivers for air and sea transport sectors

By |september 10th, 2019|air transport, carbon emissions, Climate Change, energy tax, Finnish Presidency, News, sea shipping, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors.

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German conservatives from the CDU/CSU will face difficult times, says former MP

By |maj 31st, 2019|Angela Merkel, Bündnis 90/ Die Grünen, carbon emissions, Climate Change, climate protection, german climate cabinet, German climate protection law, German Greens, German renewable energy law (EEG), Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, President of the international climate protection network Energy Watch Group and former Green member of the Bundestag, Hans-Josef Fell, spoke about Angela Merkel's climate heritage, record CO2 emissions and why Ge...

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Europe’s path to carbon neutrality: A move to ‘sobriété énergétique’?

By |november 12th, 2018|2020 energy and climate targets, carbon emissions, carbon neutrality, Energy efficiency, European Commission, News|

What is 'sobriété énergétique' and what is its role in pushing Europe towards its carbon reduction goals? Kamila Waciega explains.  

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