Tag: CO2 (15 articles)

Environment   |   18 August, 2023 at 4:45 PM

CO2 emissions fall by 3% in European Union

In the first quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions generated by the economy of the European Union totaled 941 million tons of CO2 equivalent, a decrease of 2.9% compared to the same period in 2022 (969 million tons of CO2 equivalent), shows data published by the European Statistical Office (Eurostat).

Regulation   |   26 April, 2023 at 8:58 AM

EU approves new deep reforms of the carbon market

EU countries on Tuesday gave the final approval to the biggest revamp to date of Europe's carbon market, which is set to make it more costly to pollute and sharpen the 27-member bloc's main tool for cutting carbon dioxide emissions. The world's first major carbon trading system has since 2005 forced power plants and factories to buy permits when they emit CO2 and has cut emissions from those sectors by 43%.

Industry   |   17 March, 2023 at 8:25 AM

Holcim Romania launches cement with 30% less CO2 emissions

Holcim Romania adopts an integrated decarbonization model and launches ECOPlanet PLUS, coated additive cement, with 30% fewer CO2 emissions. 7% of global CO2 emissions are generated by the cement industry. In more than 25 years of activity in Romania, Holcim has already reduced its net CO2 emissions by more than 25% and increased its energy efficiency by 25%.

Industry   |   8 March, 2023 at 2:36 PM

Europe is looking for the magic solution to decarbonise

Europe is looking for the magic solution for decarbonization, simultaneously with ensuring energy security, although the year started with a strong feeling of optimism for the energy sector at the global level, says Radu Puiu, Financial Analyst at the brokerage house on international exchanges XTB Romania. Amid recent negative factors, many countries have had to resort to fossil fuels and delay the transition to green energy.