Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: carbon emissions


Activists from Norway want the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to halt drilling in the Arctic region. The group consists of Nature and Youth, Greenpeace, and six young climate activists. The Scandinavian kingdom awarded 10 new production licences for oil and gas in the Barents Sea Read more…


The German government has described West Africa as having the potentials to be the ‘next hydrogen hub.’ This remark was made when the German Federal Research Minister Anja Karliczek, together with the “Green Hydrogen” innovation officer, Dr. Stefan Kaufmann presented the Read more…


Leading retailers have smashed 2020 carbon reduction targets as carbon emissions fell by 49% for the first time since 2005. This numbers far exceeded the target of a 25% absolute reduction. According to the British Retail Consortium, carbon emissions in Read more…


Australia says it will set a target for zero carbon emissions for the year 2050. Before now the Island-nation has never gave a timeline for ending emissions. But it appearst that has changed. “Our goal is to reach net-zero emissions Read more…


Two subsudiaries of German tech firm Siemens are teaming up to drive the use of hydrogen. Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy want to use wind-to-hydrogen developments to address one of the major challenges of our decade — decarbonizing the economy Read more…


South Korea wants to cut 30% of carbon emissions from railway travel. This it intends to do by replacing all diesel passenger locomotives with a new bullet train by 2029. This is part of president Moon Jae-in’s earlier declaration that Read more…


Fifteen climate disasters have cost the global economy at least $46 billion in 2020. This data was released by Christian Aid, a British charity organization. A breakdown showed that the most impacted countries were Australia, United States, China, India, Japan Read more…


For failing to take strong climate action in over 50 years, Australia could suffer a massive $3.4 trillion economic loss. Also 800,000 jobs could vanish – all by 2050. Financial firm Deloitte says this is because policy planners over the Read more…


As Americans get set for another presidential election on Tuesday, a new poll shows that 82% of would-be voters are leaning towards a green economy. That’s according to a poll conducted by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. Over Read more…


Germany – Europe’s biggest economy – has reaffirmed its ambitious target of ensuring climate neutrality of its entire automobile industry by 2050. But for this to become a reality, combustion engines and synthetic fuels are vital. That is the official Read more…