Poland may take 25 years to scrap the most polluting fossil fuel, longer than the transition the European Union is seeking in its bid to zero out greenhouse gas emissions.
(University College London) There has been a dramatic decrease in cold-water plankton during the 20th century, in contrast to thousands of years of stability, according to a new UCL-led study.
(Princeton University) As global climate change leads to more hot and dry weather, the resulting droughts are stressing plants, making them less able to remove ozone from the air — despite laws successfully limiting pollution. With hot and dry summers expected to become more frequent over the coming decades, this has significant implications for European policymakers, report an international team of scientists led by Meiyun Lin, an atmospheric researcher at Princeton University and NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.
Senior European Union officials signaled that sustainability has been elevated to a top security priority, after the viral outbreak exposed the bloc’s vulnerability to global supply chains.
European politicians, companies, lawmakers, and activists called on Tuesday for green investment to restart growth after the coronavirus pandemic, saying fighting climate change and promoting biodiversity would rebuild stronger economies. The European Union is headed for a steep recession triggered…
The legislation is set to open up a whole new market to a sustainable source of protein and nutrition for the European Union.
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(University of Strathclyde) A European Union (EU) programme aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions has made significant progress despite low prices in carbon markets, according to a study at the Universities of Strathclyde and Pittsburgh.
Coronavirus lockdowns have sent pollution plummeting. Environmentalists worry about what comes next. – NBCNews.com
Traffic-free roads, plane-free skies and widespread brick-and-mortar closings have made the planet a beneficiary of the coronavirus pandemic — but only in the short term. Li Shuo, senior climate and energy policy officer at Greenpeace in Beijing, said it’s not…
Before the pandemic halted daily life and shattered economies, the European Union had set a course for a difficult re-invention. By 2050, the bloc had decreed, under the banner of its Green Deal, there would be no net greenhouse gas emissions from the entire continent. The announcement Wednesday that the COP26 climate summit, which had been scheduled for November in Glasgow, would be cancelled due to the novel coronavirus only underscores what had already become readily apparent. Europe’s commitment to meeting its energy goals — and to the prioritization of climate-friendly policies at all costs — is being tested.
Russia is sending its largest cargo plane carrying face masks, gowns, and medical supplies to US to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic
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