Volvo Group, Daimler, & TRATON GROUP Pump Up Heavy-Duty Truck Charging

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 14:44:05 +0000

Three top commercial vehicle manufacturers — Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and TRATON GROUP — now have their eyes on the electric future, and that includes a big-picture view that encapsulates charging. They have reached an agreement to both “install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across […]

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Council Adopts European Climate Law

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2021 14:00:49 +0000

Originally published by Council of the European Union. The Council today adopted its position at first reading on the European climate law, ending the adoption procedure and setting into legislation the objective of a climate-neutral EU by 2050. This follows a political agreement reached with the European Parliament on 21 April and the Parliament’s adoption […]

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Reprieve for Nuclear, Gas in EU’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Rules

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:06:41 +0000

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The European Union’s (EU’s) much-watched Taxonomy Climate Delegated Act—the world’s first “green list”—unveiled by the European Commission (EC) on April 21 qualifies several power producing sectors in its technical screening criteria for sustainable investment decisions. However, it delays controversial decisions on gas and nuclear.  The EC adopted the Delegated Act as part of an ambitious […]

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Palace to EU: Let PH do its job vs killings

Credit to Author: Keith Calayag| Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 06:30:58 +0000

MALACAÑANG has asked the European Union (EU) to let the Philippines discharge its obligation to investigate and prosecute individuals involved in killings. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. made the appeal after the EU reminded the Philippines about its commitment to ensure accountability for human rights violations amid the killing of nine activists in police and […]

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Duterte won’t apologize to EU for ‘hostage’ tirade

Credit to Author: Catherine S. Valente, TMT| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:18:16 +0000

President Rodrigo Duterte will not apologize to the European Union for accusing the bloc of holding hostage the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines manufactured in the region, Malacañang said on Thursday Palace spokesman Harry Roque Jr. made the statement after the EU clarified that its export controls on Covid-19 vaccines will not hamper the Philippines’ […]

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Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:47:54 +0000

The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program is funding a swappable container waterborne transport battery. Called Current Direct, this program plans to revolutionize the way goods are moved by water

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Big Oil Is Fueling The Hydrogen Rush

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 16:11:54 +0000

Earlier this month, I shared the story of Irish EVs and how they pretty much busted local PR agencies for greenwashing the climate crisis through disinformation campaigns. A couple of days after that article was published, there was a discussion on Twitter — I was tagged, and Peter Miller shared screenshots of what he gets bombarded with every day

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This Interactive Chart Shows Changes in the World’s Top 10 Emitters

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2020 20:21:50 +0000

So far, more than 189 countries ratified or otherwise joined the Paris Climate Agreement, representing more than 81% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 93% once the United States rejoins. Additionally, 19 countries — including United States, Japan, Canada, Germany and Mexico — also developed long-term plans to decarbonize their economies

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