Environment

Will organic food feed the Europeans?

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Organic food consumption has increased by more than 80% in seven years. To meet the demand, European countries are devoting more land to organic farming. What environmental impact does it have?


Is the EU carbon market serving its purpose?

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

The EU emissions trading system has reached its 2020 reduction target as early as 2017. But it still needs to fix one problem to be truly efficient. 


Europe is dangerously hooked on air travel 

Saturday 18 January 2020 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Europeans may see themselves as climate champions, but they just keep flying more and more. The number of passengers has risen by 20 per cent in the last 5 years, and carbon emissions have exploded. It is not just a matter of offsetting them – they must be cut. 


Electric mobility (IEA)

Friday 20 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Global EV Outlook tracks the development of electric mobility, providing both historical and prospective data. 


Greenhouse gas emissions (ICOS)

Thursday 19 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Integrated Carbon Observation System publishes reference data on greenhouse gas emissions. 


Socio-economic consequences of climate change (World Bank)

Wednesday 11 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Bank focuses on the social and economic consequences of climate change: poverty, climate migrants, and premature deaths can be expected to increase.


The state of the world's climate (WMO)

Tuesday 10 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The World Meteorological Organization published a report on the state of the climate for the 2015-2019 period, providing a unified picture of the state of the planet.


Production and use of plastic (PlasticsEurope)

Thursday 05 December 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The use of plastic has been increasingly questioned because of environmental concerns, but hundreds of million tonnes of plastic continue to be produced every year.


It has become increasingly hot in Slovenia 

Monday 24 September 2018 | Lenart J. Kučić
| Pod črto

An exclusive analysis of the EDJNet journalists, whose members we, Pod črto, are, reveals how fast the European cities are warming.


The EU carbon market, serving its purpose at last? 

Wednesday 27 November 2019 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

Without a high enough carbon price, surplus emissions permits will remain high and the European carbon market will remain broken.