Quick climate fix : tackling black carbon

While browsing my tweets to prepare my selection of Twitter for June I found several articles pointing out to a quick climate fix : tackling black carbon (also known as soot) might prove to bring exceptional greenhouse gases emissions cuts. The work was carried out jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World… Continue reading Quick climate fix : tackling black carbon

When the weakest work the hardest on climate

Climate Progress published an article on how developing countries are more moving on climate change than developed, when the latter are responsible for the largest share of emissions… This is completely crazy and sad at the same time. As they note : ” The countries that have made the smallest contribution to climate change may… Continue reading When the weakest work the hardest on climate

Europe could slash emissions by 40 percent

A joint report by Friends of the Earth Europe (FOEE) and the Stockholm Environment Institute shows that Europe can cut its greenhouse gases emissions by 40 percent by 2020. This is not entirely new or surprising as the UK pledged for 34 percent cuts and as Europe could go as far as 30 percent. What… Continue reading Europe could slash emissions by 40 percent