Tagged with climate change

More from the European Environment Agency: mixed progress for Europe’s transport sector in meeting environment, climate goals

More from the European Environment Agency: mixed progress for Europe’s transport sector in meeting environment, climate goals

Europe’s transport sector is making only mixed progress in meeting its environment, health and climate policy targets, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) assessment published this week, which tracks the short and long-term environmental performance of this key economic sector across the European Union. Reducing the environmental, health and climate pressures arising from Europe’s … Continue reading

This week’s briefs

This week’s briefs

This week there are some items that should be of interest to you. First, the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) provides an explanatory note on why the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, that is currently under revision, must focus on energy needs. Second, there is a good article on how to minimise … Continue reading

Latest update on climate mitigation

Latest update on climate mitigation

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the October update on global developments in climate mitigation.   Mitigation Update: Progress on Shipping Emissions, HFC Quotas, and Clean Energy in Samoa While the UN Climate Change Conference was underway in Bonn, Germany, several organizations, corporations and countries announced initiatives and … Continue reading

How the Trump administration is making it harder to find government information about climate change

How the Trump administration is making it harder to find government information about climate change

Toly Rinberg and Andrew Bergman provide an excellent opinion article in the New York Times about how the current administration in Washington is dismantling the EPA climate change website. We shouldn’t be surprised, given everything that has happened to the EPA this year, but it is definitely worrying.   Censoring Climate Change The Trump administration … Continue reading