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Mexico ratifies rule requiring trucks, buses to run on cleaner diesel 21/2/2020
Mexico ratifies rule requiring trucks, buses to run on cleaner diesel The Mexican government on Thursday ratified an environmental rule that requires truck and bus makers to manufacture and sell only vehicles running on clean diesel starting in January 2021, despite criticism from the industry. ...more
BMW expects to cut average emissions in Europe by 20% this year 21/2/2020
BMW expects to cut average emissions in Europe by 20% this year BMW will continue to grow sales globally while at the same time lowering its European average emissions of carbon dioxide by around 20% this year, Chief Financial Officer Nicolas Peter said on Thursday. ...more
UK watchdog to scrutinise how companies, auditors calculate climate risk 21/2/2020
UK watchdog to scrutinise how companies, auditors calculate climate risk Britain’s financial accounting watchdog plans to review how companies and auditors assess and report the impact of climate change on their businesses, as investors push for better disclosure of the risks. ...more
Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists 21/2/2020
Fates of humans and insects intertwined, warn scientists The “fates of humans and insects are intertwined”, scientists have said, with the huge declines reported in some places only the “tip of the iceberg”. ...more
Australia's Great Barrier Reef shows signs of new coral bleaching 21/2/2020
Australia's Great Barrier Reef shows signs of new coral bleaching The government agency tasked with monitoring the health of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has detected signs of heat stress in several coral regions, increasing the prospects of another major bleaching event. ...more
UAE takes first steps to create world’s largest artificial reef 20/2/2020
UAE takes first steps to create world’s largest artificial reef The UAE is to create the world’s largest artificial reef off the east coast of Fujairah. ...more
Conservation: Calls to protect species across borders 20/2/2020
Conservation: Calls to protect species across borders New measures to protect the jaguar are being discussed this week at a wildlife summit held in India. ...more
Climate change: Fertiliser could be used to power ocean-going ships 20/2/2020
Climate change: Fertiliser could be used to power ocean-going ships Ocean-going ships could be powered by ammonia within the decade as the shipping industry takes action to curb carbon emissions. ...more
Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' 20/2/2020
Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' The oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed, according to a study indicating that human emissions of fossil methane have been underestimated by up to 40%. ...more
IMF chief Georgieva urges G20 action on trade, climate, inequality 20/2/2020
IMF chief Georgieva urges G20 action on trade, climate, inequality IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday said the most pressing uncertainty facing the global economy is the coronavirus outbreak in China but urged G20 finance ministers and central bankers to take action to reduce other risks linked to trade, climate change and inequality. ...more
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