2016-2

Acid News

Ecosystems more sensitive than previously thought

Three-quarters of EU ecosystems are currently exposed to more nitrogen deposition than they can cope with and nearly one-tenth is receiving too much acid fallout.
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Editorial May 2016

"We need clean air"
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Sea levels could rise 1.3 to 2 metres by 2100

New studies have been published concluding that sea levels could rise far more rapidly than expected in coming decades.
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Methane levels increase rapidly in the Arctic

“We see an alarming development,” says senior researcher Cathrine Lund Myhre at the Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU). 
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Visit the Death Ticker

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has published an online Death Ticker.
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Germany to exit coal power “well before 2050”

Reuters reported at the beginning of May 2016 that “according to a draft environment ministry document”, coal-fired power production in Germany.
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Land is a crucially important sector to keep global warming below 1.5°C.

A quarter of human induced greenhouse gas emissions comes from agriculture, forestry and other land use.
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Tougher air pollution targets needed

Revision of EU’s key legal instrument for improving air quality – the NEC directive – is currently the subject of intense negotiations.
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Analysis of the implementation on the Paris Agreement

An analysis on how to translate the Paris agreement into action in a German context.
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Stricter air pollution rules for machinery agreed

Emissions from non-road mobile machinery are a significant source of air pollution, especially nitrogen oxides and particulate matter.
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