Environment

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.


Coal is undermining Europe 

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | Antoine de Ravignan
| Alternatives Economiques

As the EU wants to get ambitious on climate change, it will have to act fast and decisevely on coal – which is the source of 28 per cent of CO2 emissions. About 600 coal-fired power plants are still in operation in the EU, especially in Germany and Poland.


European bees

Friday 27 December 2019 | Valentina Vivona
| OBC Transeuropa

There are almost 2000 species of bees in Europe, and at least 9% of them are threatened. What can be done by the EU institutions?


Land artificialization in Europe: where will it end?

Thursday 12 December 2019 | Vincent Grimault
| Alternatives Economiques

In Europe, 4.2 per cent of the surface is artificialized by humans. The EU's objective is to halt all new artificialization of land by 2050, but the deadline seems a long way off.