Newly established High Council for the Climate warns government that emissions cuts do not reach the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Polluting cars are still on roads after Dieselgate
Four years since the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal there are still more than three quarters of the 43m cars on EU roads .
Carbon Dioxide reached the record-breaking levels not seen in at least 800,000 years
On May 11, the researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii declared that the levels of the greenhouse gas reached 415 parts per million (ppm). They have been measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide levels since 1958. With the help of other kinds of analysis, such as those done on ancient air bubbles trapped in ice cores, scientists have data on levels reaching back 800,000 years.
Mercedes-Benz announced their cars would be carbon-neutral by 2039
Yesterday Mercedes-Benz announced that they are planning to make their entire passenger car fleet carbon free by 2039.
Russia drafts first carbon emission law
Russian government is working on climate legislation that could give the world’s fifth largest emitter a framework for regulating carbon emissions for the first time.
Climate strike: what, where and how
In schools across at least 100 countries, students went out of their classrooms on Friday (March 15) to participate in what have become known as the “School strikes”, “Climate strikes”, “Fridays For Future” against climate change inaction.