All articles for the topic: emissions
IEA reports that global sales of electric vehicles surpass two million, but adoption rates must increase to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. EU emissions rose for the first time since 2010 due to higher demand for transport offsetting increases in average fuel economy.
As the weather warms, so does the use of air conditioners. But running these devices requires power plants to ratchet up electricity production, causing air polluting emissions to rise.
Optimising the energy use of technical building systems – unleashing the power of the EPBD’s Article 8The main objective of the proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) which the European Commission released on the 30th November 2016 “is to accelerate the cost effective renovation of existing buildings.
France submits its Long-term National Climate Plan, in which it commits to to reduce carbon emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels by 2030, and achieve a 75% reduction by 2050.