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EU economy greenhouse gases above pre-pandemic levels 17/5/2022
EU economy greenhouse gases above pre-pandemic levels In the fourth quarter of 2021, EU economy greenhouse gas emissions totaled 1 041 million tonnes of CO2-equivalents (CO2-eq), slightly above the pre-pandemic value for the fourth quarter of 2019. ...more
Cities face droughts as world's poorest feel climate change most 17/5/2022
Cities face droughts as world's poorest feel climate change most The world’s poorest are at growing risk from climate change as cities around the globe face increasing weather-related problems, a charity warned on Monday. ...more
Johnson’s ‘jet zero’ plan unrealistic and may make UK miss CO2 targets – report 17/5/2022
Johnson’s ‘jet zero’ plan unrealistic and may make UK miss CO2 targets – report The UK government’s “jet zero” plan to eliminate carbon emissions from aviation relies on unproven or nonexistent technology and “sustainable” fuel, and is likely to result in ministers missing their legally binding emissions targets, according to a report. ...more
Help to buy EVs in ‘landmark’ New Zealand net zero climate plan 17/5/2022
Help to buy EVs in ‘landmark’ New Zealand net zero climate plan New Zealand will help some people to buy electric vehicles, end its reliance on fossil fuels, lower agricultural emissions, and reduce waste going to landfill, the government has promised in the most significant announcement on climate change action in the country’s history. ...more
Steel industry carbon emissions to drop nearly 1/3 by 2050 - Woodmac 17/5/2022
Steel industry carbon emissions to drop nearly 1/3 by 2050 - Woodmac Carbon dioxide emissions from the world’s steel sector will fall 30% by 2050 compared with last year as more mills turns to less-polluting electric arc furnaces (EAF), consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in a study on Tuesday. ...more
Egypt to be among first to issue new climate targets ahead of U.N. summit 16/5/2022
Egypt to be among first to issue new climate targets ahead of U.N. summit Egypt plans to issue a new national target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions within weeks, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Friday, as it prepares to take the lead on global climate negotiations as host of a U.N. summit in November. ...more
‘Cash, coal, cars and trees’: what progress has been made since Cop26? 16/5/2022
‘Cash, coal, cars and trees’: what progress has been made since Cop26? In the run-up to Cop26, the UK government used the mantra “Cash, coal, cars and trees to keep the world to 1.5C” to highlight four key areas on which the conference would focus. ...more
Global warming made South Africa's recent floods twice as likely, study says 16/5/2022
Global warming made South Africa's recent floods twice as likely, study says Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa's devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. ...more
Turkey drafting long-term strategy to combat climate change 16/5/2022
Turkey drafting long-term strategy to combat climate change As a party to the Paris Agreement, Turkey's government is hoping to complete the work on a national statement of contribution and long-term climate change strategy and action plan by the end of the year. ...more
Record number of dams removed from Europe’s rivers in 2021 16/5/2022
Record number of dams removed from Europe’s rivers in 2021 At least 239 barriers, including dams and weirs, were removed across 17 countries in Europe in 2021, in a record-breaking year for dam removals across the continent. ...more
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