Tag Archives: Climate

Valio aims for a carbon-neutral milk chain

HELSINKI, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The record warm summer sparked a discussion about climate change and the future of food production in Finland and Europe. The environmental impacts of meat and milk production are at the core of the discussion because … Read the full press release

Capgemini received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related to Rail”

Capgemini recognized for its commitment to creating sustainable solutions for its clients and its ability to execute its climate strategy PARIS, 28-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has received the Railsponsible Climate Change Supplier Award in the category “General Services Related … Read the full press release

New five-year marine research programme aims to provide data, models and technology to help understand the impacts on the Atlantic Ocean environment

A new £22 million research programme will investigate the impacts of climate change and human activities on the Atlantic Ocean, from the surface to the deep seabed. SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Commissioned by NERC, the new five-year marine research programme, … Read the full press release

UK Research & Innovation: Sentinel-5 successfully completed thermal testing in the space test facility in Oxfordshire

SWINDON, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A model of future European space mission Sentinel-5 has successfully completed thermal testing in our world-class space test facility in Oxfordshire. This is an essential step that will allow the Earth Observation project to progress … Read the full press release

E.ON Climate & Renewables takes over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy

Expansion of onshore activities in Germany planned ESSEN, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — E.ON wants to produce more wind energy in Germany. To implement this strategy, E.ON Climate & Renewables is now taking over the German activities of Kassel-based Vortex Energy. … Read the full press release

Allianz will phase out both its proprietary investments in coal-based business and its insurance coverage of such risks by 2040

Withdrawal from insuring single coal-fired power plants and coal mines in operation or planning, effective immediately Exclusion of coal risks by 2040 in Property and Casualty business and in proprietary investments Joining the Science Based Target Initiative: Commitment to the … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to propose to its members the introduction of a certified Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate

Introducing a Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate; well-balanced milk supply based on market-driven growth Amersfoort, the NETHERLANDS, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 April 2018), FrieslandCampina has announced that it will accelerate and further expedite … Read the full press release

Study: dramatic climate event with a sudden drop in average temperatures had no substantial impact on human activity at Star Carr

Pioneering early people who lived at the end of the last ice age actually carried on with life as usual despite plummeting temperatures, a study at a world-famous archaeological site in North Yorkshire suggests. YORK, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading … Read the full press release

Data intensive supercomputer JASMIN to double available storage to more than 44 petabytes

A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in one of the UK’s national supercomputers. SWINDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — JASMIN is a globally unique data intensive supercomputer for environmental science. Currently supporting over 160 science projects, … Read the full press release

WEF, Bain & Company report calls for the urgent integration of urban-energy-mobility patterns to accelerate the ability of cities to meet climate goals

A new approach to electric mobility is needed to stimulate economic growth and reduce carbon emissions, says new Forum report Electrified autonomous vehicles (AV) will revolutionize urban mobility by reducing travel costs by up to 40% and cut down CO2 … Read the full press release

IoT: Bosch’s micro-climate monitoring system Climo measures air quality in Las Vegas during CES 2018

Tiny box provides comprehensive real-time data at a fraction of the cost Climo measures air quality in city of Las Vegas during CES 2018 Intelligent data helps cities to take action on air pollution Ambient air quality a key objective … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia: 2017 is likely to be one of the warmest years for global average surface temperature

2017 is likely to be one of the warmest years for global average surface temperature – according to research from the University of East Anglia. NORWICH, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest estimate for 2017 suggests the year will be the … Read the full press release

EIB and European Commission launch two new financial instruments to encourage greater private sector involvement in climate and biodiversity schemes

Luxembourg, 16-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Two new financial instruments that aim to encourage greater private sector involvement in schemes that contribute to the twin climate priorities of reducing energy use and conserving natural capital, especially biodiversity, in Europe will be later … Read the full press release

EIA: banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in supermarkets the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases in Europe

London, UK, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Banning the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration – in supermarkets would be one of the cheapest and most effective ways of reducing greenhouse gases in Europe. Speaking at the shecco ATMOsphere … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

UK Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Edward Davey sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Secretary of State sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030. Originally given at Residence Palace, Brussels. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ … Read the full press release

Connie Hedegaard kick-starts public debates over climate change in Southern and Eastern Europe

Brussels, 14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  European commissioner for climate action Connie Hedegaard is launching a series of public events to engage European citizens in the climate change debate and to encourage individual action to combat it. Over the next two months, … Read the full press release