Newly established High Council for the Climate warns government that emissions cuts do not reach the goal of being carbon neutral by 2050.
Four years since the Dieselgate emissions test cheating scandal there are still more than three quarters of the 43m cars on EU roads .
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.
Yesterday Mercedes-Benz announced that they are planning to make their entire passenger car fleet carbon free by 2039.