At COP 18 in Doha at the end of 2012, Parties decided how to deal with the large surplus of Assigned Amount Units (AAUs) from the first Kyoto commitment period (CP1) and how to prevent the accumulation of new surplus in the second commitment period (CP2) of the Kyoto Protocol.
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Hyundai Fuel Cell SUV iX35 to be presented to the upcoming Geneva Motor Show – Nino Marchetti on earthtechling.commar 4th, 2013 | By L | Category: centrale_EN
Has Hyundai won the race to get the first hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle into assembly line production? They seem to think so, especially if you consider the fact they are currently targeting fleet use versus consumer driving.
Bill Emmott on The Times: “Beppe Grillo’s success should send shockwaves across Europe. Angry Voters want a new, positive vision”feb 28th, 2013 | By L | Category: centrale_EN
Bill Emmott, former editor of the Economist and co-writer with the Italian Annalisa Piras of the docu-movie Girlfriend in a Coma gives an interesting reading of the political situation in Italy after the results of the elections held on Feb 24-25.
Many citizens do not want nuclear power. They know it is both far too dangerous and far too expensive. UK governments have largely supported nuclear power as well as nuclear weapons.
Our correspondent Byron McCormick signaled this interesting article appeared in The Economist that focuses on the recently formed cooperation partnerships among car producers aimed at the development of the power source of the future for industrial, agricultural and private transport vehicles: Hydrogen.
Like a regular SUV, Hyundai's fuel-cell-powered Tucson lets you cover about 370 miles on a single tank. Its silent power system and familiar six-speed automatic transmission make highways and city streets quieter than ever.
Commission issues action call in Davos – with IT sector and telecoms companies – to close digital skills and jobs gap in Europefeb 3rd, 2013 | By L | Category: centrale_EN
Press release by European Commission - January 25th, 2013 (IP/13/52) Europe faces up to 700.000 unfilled ICT jobs and declining competitiveness. The number of digital jobs is growing – by 3% each year during the crisis – but the number of new ICT graduates and other skilled ICT workers is shrinking.
Nissan Motor has recently joined the already existing Ford-Daimler partnership for the development of hydrogen technologies for the automotive sector. This once more underlines the always growing interest of the producers in creating a mass-market for fuel-cells vehicles by joining their efforts and stimulate innovation in the manufacturing process
Entropy, Biosphere Politics, "Green" Vote, Beyond Beef, End of Work, Age of Access, Biotech Century, Hydrogen Economy, European Dream, Empathic Civilization, Third Industrial Revolution: these are just some of the concepts that Jeremy Rifkin has outlined in his work throughout his long career as an economist, writer, philosopher, sociologist, historian, but first of all as a human [...]
Italy under scrutiny by the EU Commission for failing to comply with the rules of the Energy Efficiency in Buildings directivegen 25th, 2013 | By L | Category: centrale_EN
Today the Commission sent Reasoned Opinions to Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Portugal, requesting them to notify to the Commission their implementation measures for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Directive 2010/31/EU had to be transposed into national law by 9 July 2012.