Tag: europe

EC announcing Green Deal

EU carbon border tariffs will be copied

Geoff Ebbs /21 July, 2021

Europe will spend 30% of its total budget on reducing emissions by 50% in the next decade as part of its plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is an essential part of that, putting a carbon price on imports from countries like Australia that do nothing to reduce Continue Reading →

Rainfall map for 2060s

Climate shift wiping out tropical and arctic ecosystems

Geoff Ebbs /16 August, 2016

Data released last month by University of Exeter  indicates that the climate is currently moving toward the poles at an average of 125km a decade and is accelerating. The implications are that Arctic ecosystems are disappearing with plants and animals being “simply pushed off the planet” Also, an equatorial death zone is opening up, with Continue Reading →

Thermohaline currents around the world

Climate Chaos may benefit Europe economically

Geoff Ebbs /2 August, 2016

Climate chaos may provide further economic advantage to Europe, Science Daily reports this week. Evocatively described as the heartbeat of the planet, the Gulf Stream is an integral part of the world’s ocean currents and keeps the North West Coast of Europe, especially Great Britain, much warmer than its latitude would indicate. In previous global Continue Reading →