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April 21, 2021: The EU's climate-change goals of becoming climate neutral by 2050 will become legally binding.
April 21, 2021: The Biden administration hopes the new goal will spur other countries to make similarly aggressive pledges.
April 21, 2021: President Biden’s plan would require Americans to transform the way they drive, heat their homes and manufacture goods. Here’s the latest from Washington.
April 20, 2021: Global economies forecast to pour stimulus money into fossil fuels as part of Covid recoveryCarbon dioxide emissions are forecast to jump this year by the second biggest annual rise in history, as global economies pour stimulus cash into fossil fuels in the recovery from the Covid-19 recession.The leap will be secon...
April 20, 2021: The report comes at a time when policymakers are under intensifying pressure to deliver on promises made as part of the Paris Agreement.
April 20, 2021: Scientists say COVID rebound fueling 2nd sharpest spike in carbon emissions ever, as some of the most advanced nations have serious old-school fuel addictions.
April 20, 2021: Three people have been charged in connection to claims Fiat Chrysler cheated on emissions tests, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. The federal government alleges that Sergio Pasini and Gianluca Sabbioni of Italy and Emanuele Palma...
April 20, 2021: The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Tuesday said that global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to increase by 5 percent in 2021, making it the second largest jump in history. The intergovernmental organization in its “Global Energy...
April 20, 2021: The Biden administration is expected to commit to cutting U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 percent by 2030, two people briefed on the matter told The Washington Post. A White House spokesperson declined The Hill’s request for...
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April 20, 2021: The president will commit the United States to deep cuts in emissions at an Earth Day summit meeting that starts on Thursday, according to people familiar with the plan.
April 19, 2021: Volkswagen has agreed to pay 5.3 billion in one of the largest class-action settlements in U.S. history. Most of that will go to owners who bought so-called clean
April 19, 2021: President will also call on major economies to join him in bold action at virtual summit of 40 world leaders So what has the rest of the world promised to do about climate change?Joe Biden faces a key test of his commitment to climate action this week, when he sets out his core plans for tackling the climate crisis ...
April 19, 2021: To move towards zero carbon, the government must focus on overconsumption by the wealthy and powerfulWhile the government gears up to hold the Cop26 summit in Glasgow, it continues to bail out Britain’s biggest polluters by granting tax credits to major oil and gas firms and slashing taxes on domestic flights with...
April 19, 2021: This one's just for China, but the US will get its own EQB next year.
April 19, 2021: Carbon dioxide to be cut by 78% by 2035 compared with 1990 levels, the prime minister is expected to say later this weekThe UK is to toughen its targets on greenhouse gas emissions for the next 15 years, the first major developed economy to do so, the Guardian understands.Following recommendations of the government...
April 19, 2021: In a new fallout in the Volkswagen emissions scandal, lawsuits filed by three states claim top executives were involved with creating so-called defeat
April 17, 2021: Brazil is also seeking aid from the US in return for protecting the Amazon rainforest.
April 16, 2021: Huibert Vigeveno, downstream director at Shell, said the company intends to grow its global electric vehicle charging stations network worldwide.
April 16, 2021: Emissions cut by 94% in three years, and company is aiming for net zero across its supply chain by 2030Facebook has reached net zero emissions, the company has announced, paving the way for it to achieve its wider target of net zero emissions across its entire supply chain by 2030.The social network said it had redu...
April 15, 2021: Scammers are cold-calling citizens saying they're the IRS; a former Volkswagen employee claims the company obstructed justice; and Airbnb is accommodating angry neighbors.Those headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch's Hena Daniels at the New York Stock Exchange.
April 14, 2021: U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 1.7 percent in 2019 compared to 2018, according to a new report released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Wednesday. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks report, issued...
April 13, 2021: Latest figures show increase of 2% in 2018-19 driven by energy sector and rise in methanol productionAn increase in New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions is a step in the wrong direction towards the country’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, say experts, who have called on the government to bring in more radi...
April 13, 2021: The call by executives to curb emissions comes ahead of the global climate summit the Biden administration is hosting April 22.
April 13, 2021: About 300 companies and dozens of European leaders on Tuesday called on the U.S. to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030 below 2005 levels. Signatories of the business letter include tech giants Apple, Google and Microsoft, as well...