Europe’s car emissions spiked again in 2019, warn new stats

By |junij 26th, 2020|CO2 emissions, News|

Europe's average CO2 emissions from passenger cars increased again in 2019, according to the EU's environment agency, marking the third consecutive year that the statistics have trended upwards.

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EU Mobility Package risks becoming a roadblock to post-crisis recovery

By |maj 27th, 2020|CO2 emissions, Eastern Europe, immigration, labour costs, mobility package, News, truck transport|

In its current form, the Mobility Package brings no benefits for European citizens other than a new wave of migration, an exacerbation of inequalities, and an undesirable increase in CO2 emissions, writes Clotilde Armand.

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German cabinet agrees to a CO2 price of €25 from January 2021

By |maj 20th, 2020|carbon price, Carbon pricing, CO2, CO2 emissions, emissions, European Green Deal, German climate package, GroKo, News, Svenja Schulze, Ursula von der Leyen|

Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday (20 May) on changes to the climate package launched last September, and it is now certain that from January 2021, a price of 25 euros per tonne of CO2 will apply in all sectors in Germany. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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What does the EU Climate Law mean for Germany?

By |marec 9th, 2020|climate protection law, CO2 emissions, European Green Deal, German climate package, Germany, News, Paris Climate Agreement|

While the European Commission is working on a new climate target for 2030, initial reports on Germany's climate package show that the current targets are already being missed. Although it is undeniable that these climate targets will be increased, how ...

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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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Aerospace industry steps up greening efforts

By |december 19th, 2019|aerospace industry, Aviation, Biofuels, carbon tax, CO2 emissions, electrification, European Green Deal, European Parliament, International Air Transport Association, News, United Technologies, Ursula von der Leyen|

With the European Commission under pressure to deliver on its green commitments and increase funding for research and development in the field, aerospace companies are slowly starting to recognise Europe as a trail blazer towards greening their sector.

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German football club on a mission to defend the climate

By |december 6th, 2019|climate neutrality, CO2 emissions, football, Football league, Germany, Mainz, News|

With thousands of fans travelling to matches and giant stadiums being built, football has a considerable climate impact. Some clubs are increasingly aware of this and try to limit their carbon emissions. A club from the small city of Mainz has been lea...

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Carbon-neutral flying already technically feasible, says German transport expert

By |november 4th, 2019|air travel, blending quota, climate protection, CO2 emissions, domestic flights, e-fuels, flying, Germany, News|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, Matthias von Randow, the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Association of the German Transport Industry, spoke about carbon-neutral aviation fuels and the difficulties of rolling them out on a mass scale.

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The ‘belching cow’ phenomenon and why it’s a problem

By |september 16th, 2019|agriculture, animal farming, CO2 emissions, cows, Germany, methane emissions, News, pigs, quotas|

Methane, which is emitted when cows belch, is the second most common greenhouse gas on the planet but its effect on the atmosphere is about thirty times more harmful than that of CO2. The political agenda is set on curbing CO2 emissions, leaving the is...

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World’s sixty largest meat, dairy and fish farms ranked in new sustainability index

By |september 5th, 2019|agriculture, Agrifood, antibiotics, climate protection, CO2 emissions, Emmanuel Macron, Fairr, fertiliser, France, Germany, meat production, News|

A group of concerned investors has examined the sustainability of the world's largest fattening farms and dairy factories that supply the global food industry. And the results aren't mouth-watering, EURACTIV Germany reports.

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