Carbon dioxide emissions are bad for the environment; they drive climate change. Two German companies are working on technology to harness CO2 as a raw material to make other products.
Germany's environment ministry wants to halve CO2 emissions levels for new vehicles by 2030 - more than the EU's goal. The auto sector is already alarmed by a new EU exhaust test due in September.
Researchers estimate that global carbon dioxide emissions will rise around 2 percent in 2017, making it the first increase in three years. Experts warned that "time is running out" to limit the effects of climate change.
Did you know it's possible to take legal action to fight global warming? Ever more citizens are doing just that. Here are four landmark climate change lawsuits with significant decisions pending in 2018.
The EU Commission wants carbon dioxide emissions from cars to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, it announced on Wednesday. Opposition has been strong, not least from the powerful German car industry.
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