German CO2 emissions dive amid coronavirus slump

By |marec 20th, 2020|carbon emissions, coronavirus, COVID-19, Electricity, Energy transition, EU ETS, Germany, Industry, News, pandemic|

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on Germany's demand for electricity. According to initial projections, Germany could emit between 50 and 120 million tons less CO2 this year, meaning it could even exceed its climate target. EURACTIV Ge...

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Greenpeace proposes 70% meat consumption reduction by 2030

By |marec 12th, 2020|agriculture, beef, boeuf, CAP, carbon emissions, climat, climate, common agricultural policy, European Commission, Farm to Fork, France, Greenpeace, livestock farming, News|

Three burgers a week: that's the maximum amount of meat Europeans should get used to eating, according to NGO Greenpeace, which has been looking at Europe's eating habits. EURACTIV France reports.

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Europe’s agricultural sector struggles to reduce emissions

By |marec 12th, 2020|agriculture, carbon emissions, EU climate targets, France, News, transport|

Europe's agricultural sector has barely managed to reduce its emissions since 2018, according to a report by the European Environment Agency published on Tuesday (10 March). EURACTIV France reports.

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‘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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