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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Merkel speaks out in favour of more ambitious EU climate targets

By |avgust 23rd, 2019|Climate Change, CO2 emissions, EU climate targets, Germany, News, The Netherlands|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte have announced they would collaborate to strengthen climate protection at EU level, following a meeting in the Hague on Thursday (22 July). Could this be Merkel’s comeback as the ‘climate Chancellor’? EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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How sustainable can football be?

By |julij 5th, 2019|Climate Change, CO2 emissions, FIFA World Cup, football, News, Sports, waste management|

Football inspires, it brings people together and is like a religion to some – as we may well see at the Women's World Cup final in France on Sunday. But football also has its downsides: heaps of rubbish, squandering of water and a big CO2 footprint. The Life Tackle initiative now wants to change that.

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Truck emissions rules get green light from EU capitals, tough talks loom

By |december 21st, 2018|Bas Eickhout, CO2 emissions, News, Paris Agreement|

EU environment ministers agreed on heavy-duty vehicle CO2 emission rules on Thursday (20 December), teeing up difficult talks with the European Parliament in January.

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German anti-coal demonstrations: ‘We’re running out of time’

By |december 5th, 2018|CO2 emissions, emissions, German renewable energy law (EEG), News, Paris Agreement, phasing out fossil fuels|

In the run-up to the UN climate conference, which began in Katowice in Poland on 2 December, many thousands of people demonstrated to support accelerating the phasing out of the coal industry. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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