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Pollution killing 9 million people a year, Africa hardest hit - study 18/5/2022
Pollution killing 9 million people a year, Africa hardest hit - study Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in tackling pollution elsewhere, a team of scientists reported Tuesday. ...more
Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves 18/5/2022
Climate change swells odds of record India, Pakistan heatwaves Climate change makes record-breaking heatwaves in northwest India and Pakistan 100 times more likely, a Met Office study finds. ...more
EU lawmakers vote for more ambitious carbon market overhaul 18/5/2022
EU lawmakers vote for more ambitious carbon market overhaul Lawmakers on the European Parliament’s environment committee voted on Tuesday for a more ambitious overhaul of the EU carbon market than previously proposed, as they prepare to negotiate reforms to the bloc’s core emissions-cutting policy. ...more
Climate change is hurting insurers, report says 18/5/2022
Climate change is hurting insurers, report says Climate change is hurting the insurance industry and only 8% of insurers are preparing adequately for its impact, consultants Capgemini and financial industry body Efma said in a report on Tuesday. ...more
Farm machinery exacting heavy toll on soil - study 18/5/2022
Farm machinery exacting heavy toll on soil - study Scientists say massive tractors could be damaging up to a fifth of global land used to grow crops. ...more
EU economy greenhouse gases above pre-pandemic levels 17/5/2022
EU economy greenhouse gases above pre-pandemic levels In the fourth quarter of 2021, EU economy greenhouse gas emissions totaled 1 041 million tonnes of CO2-equivalents (CO2-eq), slightly above the pre-pandemic value for the fourth quarter of 2019. ...more
Cities face droughts as world's poorest feel climate change most 17/5/2022
Cities face droughts as world's poorest feel climate change most The world’s poorest are at growing risk from climate change as cities around the globe face increasing weather-related problems, a charity warned on Monday. ...more
Johnson’s ‘jet zero’ plan unrealistic and may make UK miss CO2 targets – report 17/5/2022
Johnson’s ‘jet zero’ plan unrealistic and may make UK miss CO2 targets – report The UK government’s “jet zero” plan to eliminate carbon emissions from aviation relies on unproven or nonexistent technology and “sustainable” fuel, and is likely to result in ministers missing their legally binding emissions targets, according to a report. ...more
Help to buy EVs in ‘landmark’ New Zealand net zero climate plan 17/5/2022
Help to buy EVs in ‘landmark’ New Zealand net zero climate plan New Zealand will help some people to buy electric vehicles, end its reliance on fossil fuels, lower agricultural emissions, and reduce waste going to landfill, the government has promised in the most significant announcement on climate change action in the country’s history. ...more
Steel industry carbon emissions to drop nearly 1/3 by 2050 - Woodmac 17/5/2022
Steel industry carbon emissions to drop nearly 1/3 by 2050 - Woodmac Carbon dioxide emissions from the world’s steel sector will fall 30% by 2050 compared with last year as more mills turns to less-polluting electric arc furnaces (EAF), consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in a study on Tuesday. ...more
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