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U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order 18/1/2019
U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era order directing federal agencies to consider climate change in international development programs. ...more
Germany wants to extend CO2-related aid for firms beyond 2020: sources 18/1/2019
Germany wants to extend CO2-related aid for firms beyond 2020: sources The German government wants to extend beyond 2020 CO2-related compensation for companies that are heavy energy consumers as Europe’s largest economy shifts towards renewables, several sources close to a government coal commission told Reuters. ...more
U.S. Energy Department to develop lithium recycling research center 18/1/2019
U.S. Energy Department to develop lithium recycling research center The U.S. Energy Department said on Thursday it is launching a research center on lithium battery recycling in an effort to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign sources for the metal that is increasingly being used in electric vehicles and electronics. ...more
Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health 18/1/2019
Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health LONDON Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake. ...more
Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn 18/1/2019
Many coffee species threatened with extinction, scientists warn Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world’s wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday. ...more
New groundwater atlas to help UAE monitor usage 17/1/2019
New groundwater atlas to help UAE monitor usage An atlas that reveals the UAE’s underground water reserves will help to prevent people digging unlicensed wells, authorities said. ...more
China installed 18 percent less solar power capacity in 2018 17/1/2019
China installed 18 percent less solar power capacity in 2018 China put just over 43 gigawatts (GW) of new solar generation capacity into operation in 2018, down 18 percent from a year earlier, an industry group said on Thursday, after a government move to curb new capacity and ease a subsidy payment backlog. ...more
U.S. automakers push for deal on fuel efficiency rules 17/1/2019
U.S. automakers push for deal on fuel efficiency rules Executives at the major U.S. automakers are pressing the Trump administration and California to agree on standards for fuel efficiency and carbon emissions through 2025, as risks increase that a deadline for setting national standards will pass without a deal. ...more
Value of global CO2 markets hit record 144 billion euros in 2018: report 17/1/2019
Value of global CO2 markets hit record 144 billion euros in 2018: report The value of traded global markets for carbon dioxide (CO2) allowances soared 250 percent last year to a record high of 144 billion euros ($164 billion), analysts at Refinitiv said on Wednesday. ...more
Failure to curb climate change a top risk: Davos survey 17/1/2019
Failure to curb climate change a top risk: Davos survey The risk that global efforts to tackle climate change will fail has risen despite concerns about powerful storms, floods, and droughts, a survey released by the World Economic Forum said on Wednesday, days before its annual gathering in Davos. ...more
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