Deep Blue Directory

Volkswagen may have to step up electric car plans to meet EU CO2 targets - Volkswagen may have to step up its plans for mass production of electric vehicles in order to meet tougher-than-expected European targets to cut greenhouse emissions from cars, its chief executive said on Tuesday.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:39:04 -0500
German court ruling halts Frankfurt diesel vehicle ban - A ban on older diesel vehicles in parts of Frankfurt due to come into effect in February was halted by a German court on Tuesday because the reasons for the suspension were insufficient.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:06:51 -0500
EU agrees deal to cut greenhouse emissions from cars - The European Union agreed on Monday to a goal of cutting carbon emissions from cars by 37.5 percent in a decade, finally settling differences between vehicle-producing countries and environmentally-conscious lawmakers.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:02:09 -0500
German minister: EU car emissions goals are at limit - An EU agreement to cut carbon emissions from cars by 37.5 percent in a decade are at the limit of what is technically and economically feasible, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier told Handelsblatt business daily on Tuesday.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:01:28 -0500
Germany: EU deal to cut cars' carbon emissions is a good result - German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Tuesday that new goals agreed by the European Union to slash carbon emissions from cars by 37.5 percent in a decade would help protect the climate and future jobs.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 07:12:08 -0500
Australia Federal Court narrows BHP's suits over Samarco disaster - The Federal Court of Australia on Tuesday ordered that the number of class-action lawsuits against BHP Group over a Brazilian mine collapse be narrowed to one from three.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:28:30 -0500
Companies in England to pay packaging waste costs under new proposals - Companies and factories in England will have a legal obligation to foot the bill for the disposal or recycling of waste packaging they produce under new plans by Britain's environment minister.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 19:11:30 -0500
Chile prosecutors examine possible Iranian oil link to fumes that sent hundreds for treatment - Chilean law enforcement officials are investigating the delivery of Iranian crude oil to state energy company ENAP as a possible source of the noxious fumes that caused hundreds of people to seek hospital treatment in August, a prosecutors' office told Reuters.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 18:52:22 -0500
Israel to stop electricity production from coal by 2030 - Israel said on Monday it would stop the use of coal by 2030, joining a host of other countries in an alliance that aims to transition to cleaner sources of energy.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:18:55 -0500
Dry winds threaten Ivory Coast cocoa bean development - Dry winds and below-average rainfall in most of Ivory Coast's cocoa growing regions last week could jeopardize the development of the last stage of the October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday.
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