It claims that European and national authorities have known for more than a decade that emissions of diesel vehicles are much higher in real driving conditions than in laboratory tests. Now they must improve the measurement and control systems for the new models, notes the Parliament in the recommendations that it adopted on Tuesday.
Donald Trump has signed an “Executive Order on Promoting Energy Independence” on Tuesday, which, among other measures, revokes four Presidential actions of the Obama administration on environmental policy and terminates Obama’s Climate Action Plan, orders a review of his predecessor´s “Clean Energy Plan ” and the examination of some government agencies actions that could potentially […]
The target in the European Union as a whole is to achieve a 20% share of energy from renewable sources out of the gross final consumption of energy by 2020, although each member country has set its own renewables targets for that date. Spain, for example, set a 20% and by 2015 it had reached […]
Global water demand is expected to grow by 50 percent by 2030. Investing in reuse of water and recovery could save up to 90 percent in energy and 70 percent in water, according to the UN. That is why today 22 March it celebrates this year´s World Water Day 2017 with the motto “Wastewater, why […]
“It is called A Plan because there cannot be a B Plan,” said Madrid’s Mayor Manuela Carmena yesterday during the presentation of the Air Quality and Climate Change Plan that includes 30 measures to reduce pollution and greenhouse gases. In addition to regulating access to the city and boosting electric mobility, it includes a road […]
Greenhouse gases emissions declined by 3.13% in Spain in 2016 compared to 2015, mainly because less coal was burnt, but also noticeable is that they increased by 14.95% compared to base year 1990, according to the report “Climate Change. CO2 emissions estimation 2016, Climatic balance and energy analysis for year 2016” presented last week by […]
Through a European project several cities in five countries, including Malaga, Lisbon or Trieste, will improve mobility associated with the traffic of tourists traveling on cruises.
It had not happened since the late 1970s. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the transportation sector in the United States reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMMT) from October 2015 to September 2016, surpassing those emitted by the electricity sector that accounted to 1,803 MMMT during the same period.
Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in carbon capture technologies, has just launched a new project at a 10-megawatt coal-fired power plant in India to capture 60,000 tons of CO2 that a chemical company-Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers (TACFL ) – will turn into sodium bicarbonate.