G20 Environment Ministers: No Consensus on Phasing Out Coal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:36:54 +0000

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The U.S., UK and other countries want world governments to commit to a phaseout of the use and financing of coal-fired power generation, but officials who met at the G20 Environment Ministers Meeting summit in Naples, Italy, this past week ended their talks without an agreement on the future of the fuel. The topic will […]

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China × Cleantech — May 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 23:18:38 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — May 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 10% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 26th of May, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in April of 2021. April was a great month, with […]

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Superpedestrian Bringing “World’s Safest & Smartest E-Scooter” To Sharing Service In 30 European Cities This Year

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 14:35:00 +0000

Superpedestrian just launched its e-scooter sharing service in 9 more European cities in just 3 months, on top of launches in Rome, Madrid, and Alcalá de Henares at the end of 2020. That’s 3 new cities a month, on average! By the end of the year, the company expects to have its e-scooter service in […]

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Europe Risks Wasting €27 Billion Battery Opportunity with Weak CO2 Targets — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 03:30:03 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Paul Bell The EU and the UK risk wasting €27bn in battery investments if they fail to strengthen car and van CO2 emission standards, analysis from Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. While investors have poured billions into the battery industry, and Europe is set to have enough batteries to […]

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At G-7 Summit, World Leaders Must Commit to Increasing Climate Finance for Developing Countries

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 23:35:12 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists By Rachel Cleetus The G-7 Leaders’ Summit is underway, from June 11–13, in Cornwall, UK. As host nation for this summit, and the annual climate talks later this year (also known as COP26), the UK will clearly be elevating the need for climate action, alongside dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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Plug-In Cars At 9% In Italy In May As Volkswagen’s MEB Platform Starts Spreading

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2021 20:43:22 +0000

European car markets keep marching along the exponential ramp of EV adoption in May. Both full electric cars and plug-in hybrids continue to score increasing market share amidst shrinking overall car sales in the post-Covid economy. Italy, the fourth largest market in the continent, keeps its own tempo and unique taste for EVs, trailing top countries by a few months.

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Italy’s Exponential EV Market Growth Continues In April As Fiat 500e Reigns Supreme

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 02:31:09 +0000

As the world slowly but steadily heads out of the coronavirus pandemic, the global economy is waking up – along with inflation concerns – and car markets are recording a sustained recovery from last year’s rout. Europe is at the heart of the EV revolution, both for electric cars production and adoption, with many countries boasting encouraging EV market share growth month after month. Following a promising first quarter, April is no different.

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Italy’s Plugin Vehicle Market More Than Tripled YoY In Q1 2021 — 6.6% Market Share

Credit to Author: Carlo Ombello| Date: Tue, 18 May 2021 13:46:57 +0000

The first quarter of 2021 has offered an upbeat snapshot of EV sales throughout Europe, with a continued strong rise across all markets. Italy’s sales started off the year with softer growth than other countries, but a strong rebound at the end of Q1 means this year’s electric car sales stats are already impressing.

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