Mitchell Beer
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A better headline for this might be "EVs, Highways, and Pre-Election Squabbling" - Gene McGuckin

Feb. 18, 2024

Canada's environment minister stepped into an essential conversation on traffic, congestion, climate pollution, and highway funding. He got political theatre and sacrificial sound bites in return.

It’s going to be that much harder to get climate solutions done when no good deed goes unpunished.

Andrew Nikiforuk
‘Canada faces daunting challenges in meeting its net-zero commitments,’ writes David Hughes. ‘These are not insurmountable but must be clearly understood and faced head-on.’ Photo by Adrian Wyld, the Canadian Press.

Feb. 8, 2024

A leading energy analyst crunches and questions the numbers that national goals are built upon.

Canada’s road to net zero by 2050 will be bumpy, winding and “daunting.”

The Energy Mix
Ingolf/flickr -  train
Feb. 1, 2024
Montpellier, France has become the latest European city to offer free public transit for local residents, fulfilling a campaign promise by Mayor Michael Delafosse before he was elected in 2020.
Associated Press
A cargo ship waits near the Centennial Bridge for transit through the Panama Canal locks, in Panama City, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024. (AP Photo/Agustin Herrera)

Jan. 18, 2024

A severe drought that began last year has forced authorities to slash ship crossings by 36% in the Panama Canal, one of the world's most important trade routes.

The new cuts announced Wednesday by authorities in Panama are set to deal an even greater economic blow than previously expected.

Kate Connolly in Berlin
Carola Rackete. Photograph: Sea Watch Mediateam (Sea-Watch e.V.)

Jan. 16, 2024

Carola Rackete, who made her name defying Italy’s far right, is set to lead Die Linke party into European elections in June

She made her name as the captain of a ship that rescued stranded migrants from the Mediterranean. But now Carola Rackete is embarking on a new journey, focusing her activist sights on helping to save a crisis-ridden part of the German left.

Zsolt Horváth and Tamás Ignácz
Dec. 26, 2023
The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent in any way the editorial position of Euronews.

Going electric does not solve our problems, it only deepens them. As engineers, we must say the opinion of the professionals in the industry is contrary to the mainstream, and for good reason, Zsolt Horváth and Tamás Ignácz write.


We’ve known for a long time that our GDP addiction and capitalist economic model are incompatible with life on Earth. 

Damian Carrington
Cop28 was hosted by a petrostate, the United Arab Emirates, and run by the boss of its state oil company, Adnoc. Photograph: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

Dec. 14, 2023

The absence of a ‘phase-out’ let petrostates off the hook, but there are other ways to end the era of coal, oil and gas

Petrostates fought fiercely against the call from 130 nations at Cop28 for a fossil fuel phase-out. That is because they are engaged in a colossal fossil fuel phase-up, already working on double the extraction that the planet can cope with.

Andrew Nikiforuk
We pretend extracting more metals to build bigger vehicles whose electricity is largely powered by fossil fuels is progress. Photo via Shutterstock.

Dec. 8, 2023

Sputtering EV promises, in 13 scenes. And the true road to surviving the climate crisis.


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