Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists

Channel NewsAsia | Oct 9, 2019 at 12:57 PM

The German cabinet on Wednesday (Oct 9) approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark climate legislation this year.

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In Israel on Yom Kippur, low emissions on high holiday

Reuters | Oct 9, 2019 at 12:51 PM

As Israel’s highways and city centres fell silent on Yom Kippur, environmentalists hailed the holiest day of the Jewish calendar as providing a brief but welcome respite from pollution.

Agriculture committee highlights future challenges in budget debate

STA | Oct 9, 2019 at 12:45 PM

The parliamentary Committee for Agriculture, Forestry and Food discussed the 2020-2021 draft budgets on Wednesday. The portfolio is to get EUR 469.5 million in 2020 and EUR 467 million in 2021. Several members of the committee, which does not get to vote on the documents, said more funds were needed to adapt to climate change.

Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists

Financial Post | Oct 9, 2019 at 12:36 PM

The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark climate legislation this year.

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  • Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists (Reuters: Oct 9, 2019 at 12:34 PM)