L’ús de gas en els transports no soluciona el canvi climàtic ni la contaminació de l’aire

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Segons l’informe “GNC i GNL per a vehicles i vaixells: els fets” publicat avui per la xarxa europea Transport & Environment, de la qual formen part Ecologistes en Acció, eco-union i la PTP, utilitzar gas natural en el transport és tan perjudicial pel clima com utilitzar benzina, gasoil o combustibles marítims convencionals. En relació a la qualitat de l’aire, aquesta…

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European and Mediterranean safety and prosperity depends on limiting the temperature increase to 1.5°C

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In 2015, world countries committed “to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels” when adopting the Paris Agreement. To monitor implementation, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) asked scientists across the world to assess impacts associated with the 1.5°C goal and emission reductions. The findings highlight that crossing this threshold can have severe consequences...
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Dièsel: la veritable (i bruta) història

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Dièsel: la veritable (i bruta) història Resum de l’informe elaborat per T&E sobre per què els cotxes dièsel no són necessaris per l’economía, el clima i el medi ambient de l’UE. Dos anys després que l’escàndol del Dieselgate, encara està per veure com n’és de gran l’engany per part dels fabricants de la indústria de l’automòbil. Actualment hi ha 37…

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The final version of Green Finance in the Mediterranean Report has been published

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Last Friday 6th of April, eco-union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) organized a presentation of the report at Casa Árabe in Madrid. The 24th of April the findings will be discussed with the Union for the Mediterranean in Barcelona. The Green Finance in the Mediterranean report has been developed together by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and...
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EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks

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To: European Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Cc: European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič Cc: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker Dear Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete Subject: EU must support tackling vested interests at UN climate talks For the world to reach the necessary ambition to achieve our climate commitments under the Paris Agreement, which would keep average global temperature…

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PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy

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Press Release, 21 March 2018 PROSEU: Active participation of citizens into Europe’s transition towards fair and clean energy The 3-year project under the EU “Horizon 2020” programme will be launched by a group of researchers and local government representatives from 8 countries at a kick off meeting in Lisbon on 21-22 March 2018. With a focus on the role of citizens in producing…

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Les Zones de Baixes Emissions permeten l’entrada de vehicles dièsel molt contaminants

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Les Zones de Baixes Emissions permeten l’entrada de vehicles dièsel molt contaminants El 90% dels vehicles dièsel catalogats amb l’adhesiu C de la DGT, que podrien entrar en zones restringides a vehicles contaminants, emeten contaminants fins a 10 vegades per sobre del permès. La ZBE plantejada per Barcelona inclou als cotxes catalogats com a B i C, permetent així l’accés…

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin

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BARCELONA COMMITMENT Urgent call for preventing and reducing Marine Litter in the Mediterranean Basin coordinated by Surfrider Foundation Europe, Fundació ENT, eco-union Marine litter As globally recognized, marine litter is a complex and multi-dimensional issue with significant implications at all levels: global, regional, national and local. In the Mediterranean basin, this issue is more challenging due to its geographical and...
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L’o3sac es reuneix amb els partits polítics per a debatre les polítiques ambientals

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Arran de les properes eleccions del 21 de desembre de 2017, l’Obrador del Tercer Sector Ambiental de Catalunya (o3sac) s’ha reunit amb els partits polítics que es presenten a les eleccions i que tenen representació parlamentària. L’objectiu d’aquestes reunions ha estat conèixer i debatre les polítiques ambientals que porten al programa cadascun dels partits, i quins compromisos adquireixen de cara a la propera…

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200+ GROUPS: STOP FUNDING FOSSILS AT ONE PLANET SUMMIT

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Multilateral Development Banks and G20 Nations Must Stop Funding Fossils To the leaders of the multilateral development banks and G20 nations, As more than 200 civil society organizations from over 55 countries, we urge all multilateral development banks and G20 nations to commit to phase out subsidies and public finance for fossil fuels as soon as possible, with a total…

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