3 May 2017
By Homa Mulisa
Oromia Forested Landscape Project (OFLP), a new climate resilient initiative, aimed at making substantial contribution for the reduction of carbon emission by 2030 was launched yesterday.
The implementation of the project has obtained an initial grant of 18 million USD from the World Bank "Bio-carbon Trust Fun..
MAY 8, 20179:14AM
Investors with more than $US15 ($A20) trillion of assets under management have urged governments to implement the Paris climate accord to fight climate change as President Donald Trump threatens to pull out.
"As long-term institutional investors, we believe that the mitigation of climate change is essential for the safe..
José Rojo, 19 May 2017
New EU figures showed on Thursday that vans registered in the bloc accelerated CO2 cuts last year, with experts warning that a “lenient” 2020 target will be achieved too easily.
Average CO2 emissions from new vans dropped from 168.2g/km in 2015 to 163.8g/km in the EU in 2016, according to preliminary data rele..
22 May 2017 / Europe, PFCs, Risk assessment
Norway's Environment Agency has conducted a study on uses of perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS) and related substances and their risks in the European Economic Area (EEA).
PFBS and related substances are short-chain perfluoroalkyl substances mainly used as surfactants and repellents. Addi..
José Rojo, 23 May 2017
Swedish chemicals agency Kemi outlined plans on Monday to ban the use of risky pesticides, including glyphosate, by consumers within two years.
From 2019, Swedish private individuals will only be allowed to use pesticides classified as low-risk under the EU Plant Protections Regulation, according to a repor..