Profits often trump climate protection. That’s why the European Union has established a cap on certain greenhouse gases that can be emitted by companies. Firms that emit more have to purchase carbon permits. Does this emissions trading scheme work?
An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money.
The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology.
With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay.
The UN's scientific body on climate change highlights in a new report the strong connection between land use and climate change. A radical change in the food system is key to people's livelihoods and health worldwide.
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