Monday, 22 April 2019

Tag Archives: CO2

VW may have to step up electric car plans to meet EU CO2 targets

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BERLIN/FRANKFURT/MUNICH: Volkswagen may have to step up its plans for mass production of electric vehicles in order to meet tougher-than-expected European targets to cut greenhouse emissions from cars, its chief executive said on Tuesday. The remarks came after the European Union agreed on Monday to cut CO2 emissions from cars ...

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Climate warming greenhouse gases at record levels: UN

LONDON: Carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide were now far above pre-industrial levels, with no sign of a reversal of the upward trend, the Guardian quoted the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) report as saying. “The last time the Earth experienced a comparable concentration of CO2 was 3-5m years ago, ...

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UN warns paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos

LONDON: Earth’s surface has warmed 1°C- enough to lift oceans and unleash a crescendo of deadly storms, floods and droughts – and is on track toward an unlivable 3°C or 4°C rise Avoiding global climate chaos will require a major transformation of society and the world economy that is “unprecedented ...

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