Month: June 2021

171 Scientists: CO2 Budget Of Electric Mobility “Twice As Big As Assumed” By European Leaders

171 scientists say European policymakers have grossly miscalculated the CO2 budget of e-cars in 2030 and that in reality CO2 emitted would be MORE THAN TWICE AS HIGH as assumed: EU Commission head Ursula von der Leyen and her colleagues recently received an open letter drafted by scientists of the International Association of Sustainable Drivetrain […]

Business Daily ‘Handelsblatt’ Reports Germany Gripped By Electricity Price Shock…”Driven By CO2 Price”

Germany’s flagship online business daily “Handelsblatt” here reports on the country’s “electricity price shock” as the  cost of electricity “is climbing ever higher “. “Energy policymakers are sounding the alarm,” reports the Handelsblatt. In the late 1990s, German electricity prices were falling before the country passed the EEG green energy feed-in act in 2000. Since […]

Here’s how Biden is spending his first big environmental justice investment

In the months leading up to the 2020 election, President Joe Biden’s campaign pledged to make environmental justice a cornerstone of his administration. On Friday, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Michael Regan announced that Biden’s team is beginning to put its money where its mouth is. The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, detailed its plans to […]

New climate science could cause wave of litigation against businesses – study

Experts say scientific advances are making it easier to attribute the damages of climate breakdown to companies’ activities Businesses could soon be facing a fresh wave of legal action holding them to account for their greenhouse gas emissions, owing to advances in climate science, experts have warned. More than 1,500 legal actions have already been […]