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30,000 diesel lawsuits last year alone
Car and traffic

30,000 diesel lawsuits last year alone

Almost six years after the exhaust gas scandal broke out, the judicial review is not in sight, according to the judges’ association. On the contrary, the number of lawsuits against Daimler is increasing sharply. KLess than six years after the exhaust gas manipulation in diesel vehicles became known, the flood of lawsuits in German courts against manufacturers such as VW and Daimler continues. This is reported by the newspapers of the Funke media group, citing a recent survey by the German Association of Judges at the 24 higher regional courts. Accordingly, the appellate body recorded around 30,000 new cases nationwide in 2020. In the previous year there were around 40,000 cases.“Almost six years after the exhaust scandal broke out, there is still no end to the judicial processing in...
Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 will decrease for the third consecutive year. Further reduction efforts are required to achieve the long-term target.
Economy

Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 will decrease for the third consecutive year. Further reduction efforts are required to achieve the long-term target.

The Ministry of the Environment announced on the 12th that carbon dioxide (CO)2) Etc., the domestic emission of greenhouse gases was 1,322 million tons (CO) in FY2016.2It was (converted), and announced the “breaking news”. It decreased by 0.2% from the previous year, the third consecutive year of decrease. The Ministry of the Environment believes that the decrease from the previous year is due to the expansion of the introduction of renewable energy and the restart of some nuclear power plants.According to the ministry, the actual results for FY2004 decreased by 4.6% compared to FY2005. It was 6.2% lower than in FY2013. The government has set a short-term target of “reducing by 3.8% in FY2008 compared to FY2005,” but this target has been achieved.The government set a target of reducing gr...
Global CO2 emissions increased from flat to last year IEA report
Economy

Global CO2 emissions increased from flat to last year IEA report

2017 carbon dioxide (CO) from global energy consumption2) Emissions increased 1.4% year-on-year to reach 32.5 billion tonnes, according to a report recently compiled by the International Energy Agency (IEA). It was flat for 14 to 16 years, but turned to an increase. The IEA states that current efforts are inadequate to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, an international framework for preventing global warming.According to the report, global energy demand in 2017 increased by 2.1% year-on-year. Fossil fuels accounted for 72% of this demand growth. CO, especially in Asia2The number of coal-fired power plants that emit a large amount of electricity has increased. Looking at electricity alone, India and China accounted for 70% of the increase, up 3.1% year-on-year.By energy source, th...
Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 decreased by 1.2% from the previous year
Economy

Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 decreased by 1.2% from the previous year

The Ministry of the Environment announced on the 24th that carbon dioxide (CO)2) Etc. Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2016 are CO2It announced that it was 1,307 million tons, down 1.2% from the previous year. The ministry announced a “preliminary figure” of 1,322 million tons in December last year, but this time it is a “confirmed figure.” This is the third consecutive year of decline, and the ministry is attributed to the expansion of the introduction of renewable energy such as solar power generation and wind power generation, the spread of energy saving, and the restart of some nuclear power plants.The confirmed value is the official value to be submitted to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Under the Paris Agreement, an international framework...