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The European Union (EU) has decided to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and vans by 2030 despite industry concerns the targets are for now “totally unrealistic”. The targets will require new cars sold in 2030 to emit 37.5% less Co2 on average compared to 2021 levels. Emissions from new vans will have to ..
According to the study by the Global Carbon Project, India is the fourth highest emitter of CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the world, accounting for 7% of global emissions in 2017. India’s emissions look set to continue their strong growth by an average of 6.3% in 2018, with growth across all fuels — coal (7.1%), oil ..
The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) has started in Katowice, Poland from 3-14 December 2018. The conference is expected to finalize the rules for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change under the Paris Agreement work programme (PAWP). It will also include ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Climate change policy • Global warming • In Poland • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • Subsidiary Body of Implementation • United Nations Climate Change Conference • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The European Union has recently announced a long-term vision on combating climate change that aims to transform the bloc into the first carbon neutral major economy by 2050 – A Clean Planet for All . Under the plan, emissions of greenhouse gases after that date would have to be offset by planting trees or by ..
Topics: Carbon dioxide • Carbon neutrality • Climate change • Climate change in New Zealand • Climate change policy • Climate forcing agents • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Greenhouse gas emissions • Nature • Renewable energy
The 27th BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change was held in New Delhi, India, on 19-20 November 2018. The meeting was chaired by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) of India. The BASIC Ministers urged the advanced countries to enhance their support to the ..
Topics: BASIC countries • Climate change policy • Law by country • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change • World Trade Organization