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Transport is the biggest source of CO2 and the primary cause of urban air pollution Transport is the biggest source of CO2 and the primary cause of urban air pollution

EU plan for road transport emissions going in the ‘right direction’, but planes and ships neglected

Statement by Transport & Environment in response to leaked draft of the European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility.

The four ‘Visegrad’ countries, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, are among the most reliant on ‘risky’ oil imports The four ‘Visegrad’ countries, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, are among the most reliant on ‘risky’ oil imports

Transport CO2 standards needed to cut Visegrad countries' high reliance on risky oil imports

The four ‘Visegrad’ countries, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, are among the most reliant on ‘risky’ oil imports, a new study on Europe’s foreign oil dependency has found.

Greenhouse gas emissions from all transport modes increased by 0.6% to 1,153 million tonnes of CO2 equivalents (MT CO2eq) Greenhouse gas emissions from all transport modes increased by 0.6% to 1,153 million tonnes of CO2 equivalents (MT CO2eq)

Transport is now Europe’s biggest climate problem - EEA data

Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector have grown for the first time since 2007 while those of other sectors of the economy have decreased, data released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) revealed. The EEA’s report on EU-wide trends in greenhouse gas emissions in 2014 plainly shows that transport has now become the single biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in Europe.

Global brands, logistics giants and green groups call on Juncker to set fuel economy standards for trucks

IKEA, Nestlé, Philips, DB Schenker, Deutsche Post DHL, Mercadona, Colruyt, Kingfisher among proponents of truck CO2 standards

Radical Action Needed to Decarbonize World Energy Supply Energy Transitions Commission Report

An analysis of 17 national climate action plans (Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, or INDCs) commissioned by the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) has shown that, despite a renewables revolution, more radical actions will be required to drive transition to zero-carbon energy systems and to keep global temperature rise well below 2°C.

IPCC agrees special reports, AR6 workplan

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has decided the strategy and timeline for its next series of reports, the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), and the special reports that will be prepared in the next few years.

World’s biggest investors step up action to protect millions of pensions from climate risk

Report on institutions worth $38 trillion finds growth in low carbon investment and support for climate resolutions but little progress on stranded asset risk

Climate-Driven Water Scarcity Could Hit Economic Growth by Up to 6 Percent in Some Regions, Says World Bank

Water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could cost some regions up to 6 percent of their GDP, spur migration, and spark conflict, according to a new World Bank report released today.

New coalitions make water systems resilient to climate change, with more than one billion dollars secured, and reduce impacts on oceans

A broad coalition of nations, river basin organizations, business and civil society today announced the creation of the international Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation to make water systems – the very foundation of sustainable human development - more resilient to climate impacts.

Ministerstvo zemědělství pomůže zemědělcům postiženým loňským suchem. Na náhradu škody jim dá 600 milionů korun

Ministerstvo zemědělství se s Ministerstvem financí dohodlo na kompromisním návrhu odškodného za úrodu poničenou loňským suchem. Tři sta milionů korun poskytne zemědělcům vládní rozpočtová rezerva, druhých tři sta milionů Ministerstvo zemědělství ze svých úspor. Ministr Marian Jurečka dohodu vyjednal s Ministerstvem financí.

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