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Potential to step up global climate ambitions

Right now, several parallel evaluation processes are under way that could lead to higher ambitions in global climate negotiations.
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Potential to reduce agriculture emissions

A new study commissioned by Transport and Environment maps the climate mitigation potential for EU agriculture. It concludes that there is no evidence that reducing emissions in agriculture is more difficult or less cost effective than in other sectors.
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CAP delivers meagre climate action

Climate action is one of three overarching objectives of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), though only a small fraction of the funding goes to climate measures on the ground.
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CO2 emissions from EU coal power fell in 2016

ENDS reports that carbon dioxide emissions from power stations and other major combustion plants, which account for 65 per cent of the European Union total, fell by four per cent in 2016 compared to the preceding year.
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CO2 emissions dropped 1.7 % in the US in 2016

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in the US dropped 1.7 per cent in 2016 due largely to significant decreases in coal use, according to the Energy Information Administration.
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No improvement in fuel efficiency for years

New cars consume on average 42 per cent more fuel on the road than advertised in sales brochures, according to Transport & Environment’s latest Mind the Gap report.
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China forecasts stable or declining CO2 emissions

China is forecasting a significant drop in CO2 emissions of approximately one per cent, according to Greenpeace East Asia’s analysis of China’s National Energy Administration forecasts for 2017.
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US greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015

After two years of increases, greenhouse gas emissions fell in 2015, reducing America’s overall climate pollution to below 1994 levels, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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