European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016

The EGU 2016 General Assembly, the largest geosciences meeting in Europe, brings together thousands of geoscientists from all over the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. EGU will be organized in Vienna from 17th to 22nd April. It provides an opportunity for …

Official COP21 passenger car

With great pleasure, it was announced that Renault-Nissan Alliance was the official partner of COP 21 in Paris. Thanks to Alliance’s fleet, consisted of 100% electric vehicles, we could contribute to our goal of providing CO2 neutral event. The technology of electric cars effectively helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age

The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study on Monday that sounds an alarm about risks to nature from man-made global warming. Scientists wrote that the pace of emissions …

2016 Arctic Sea Ice Wintertime Extent Hits Another Record Low

Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent for the second year in a row, according to scientists at the NASA-supported National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) and NASA. Every year, the cap of frozen seawater floating on top of the Arctic Ocean and …

Earth Hour shines a light on climate action

This Earth Hour, Saturday, 19 March 2016 8:30 p.m. local time, as the world’s most iconic landmarks prepare to switch off their lights, supporters will be invited to take a stand for climate action on their own personal landmarks – their Facebook and Twitter accounts. Social media users can promote …

EU Ministers call on the EU to live up to its Paris commitments

Many EU Environment Ministers discussing implications of the Paris Agreement for EU climate and energy policies today acknowledged that the EU must ramp up its climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement signed last year. In reaction to the debate at the Environment Council on 4th of March , …