Climate change provides new opportunities

Sweden – Vattenfall plans to seize the opportunities for creative and innovative solutions that climate change is providing. Vattenfall’s goal to enable fossil-free living within one generation means making its own energy mix 100 per cent fossil free. It aims to do this through large investments in fossil-free energy and phasing out fossil energy sources. […]

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Floating solar to reduce climate change on lakes

United Kingdom – Floating solar farms could help to protect lakes and reservoirs from some of the harms of climate change, a new study from Lancaster University suggests. Scientists from Lancaster University and the University of Stirling have completed the first detailed modelling of the environmental effects of floating solar installations on bodies of water. […]

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Europe makes shipping also responsible for climate

Like aviation and land transport, also shipping must drastically reduce CO2 emissions. If it were up to the European Parliament, the maritime transport sector would have to produce at least forty percent fewer emissions annually by 2030. There will also be a special ‘Ocean Fund’ to make ships more energy efficient and to invest in […]

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Achieving Climate Neutrality Requires A System Change

Cefic identifies that an overhaul of the current legislative and policy framework is needed to meet the climate-neutrality challenge and the huge societal transformation that it requires. In March this year, the European Commission presented its proposal for the first  EU-wide climate law. The law, once finalised, intends to enshrine the EU objective of climate […]

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