EU Recharges Climate Plan But Risks Letting Countries Off The Hook On Transport

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:23:44 +0000

Plans to increase the EU’s climate targets to achieve a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 have been welcomed by clean transport group Transport & Environment (T&E). The European Commission today indicated more ambitious CO2 reduction targets of -50% for new cars, a phase-out of engine cars, and action to start cleaning up ships and planes

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EU Ramps Up Climate Ambition, But Risks Undercutting National Action

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:56:24 +0000

The -55% climate target, announced this week, makes the EU Green Deal the most ambitious climate initiative in the world, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said. But European Commission president Ursual von der Leyen risks undermining her own efforts with a plan that would undercut national action to cut pollution from cars and trucks

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EU Parliament Tells VdL To Make Shipping Polluters Pay

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 02:26:16 +0000

The European Parliament this week voted for ships to be required by EU law to cut their carbon emissions. MEPs said that for the first time shipping industry polluters must pay for their emissions in the EU carbon market

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Govt urged: Act on EU call

Credit to Author: William Depasupil, TMT| Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:18:20 +0000

THE Philippine government on Saturday was urged to address the European Parliament’s concerns about the alleged abuses and the “deteriorating” human rights situation in the country amid warnings that ignoring these could lead to further job losses and the temporary suspension of the grant of trade preferences to the Philippines. The Associated Labor Unions (ALU) […]

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Palace to EU: Go ahead, revoke GSP+ perks

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:29:14 +0000

Malacañang on Friday dared European lawmakers to make good on their threat to revoke tariff incentives on Philippine exports in protest of what they regard as the country’s worsening human rights situation. In a briefing in Baguio City, Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said the Philippines could not do anything should the European Commission heed […]

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State of the European Union: Brave Vision Must be Matched with Bold Action

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:59:46 +0000

The EU needs to match its hopeful green vision with more ambitious environmental action, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) said in response to the European Commission president’s annual State of the Union speech

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Non-Tesla Electric Cars Can Now Charge For Free On Some European Tesla Superchargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 06:29:45 +0000

Historically, only Tesla vehicles have been able to charge at Tesla Superchargers. However, the European Commission got a bit antsy and — whiz, bang, boom — Supercharging has been opened up to the many electric car drivers in Europe who don’t have a T on their hoods

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Electric Car Record To Be Attempted By Zero Carbon World

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 20:20:03 +0000

Charity aims to travel from John O’Groats to Land’s End in 17 hours and beat the shortest charging time record for an

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