European Green Deal: Commission aims for zero pollution in air, water and soil

Today, the European Commission adopted the EU Action Plan: “Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil” – a key deliverable of the European Green Deal. It sets out an integrated vision for 2050: a world where pollution is reduced to levels that are no longer harmful to human health and natural ecosystems, as well as the steps to get there. The plan ties together all relevant EU policies to tackle and prevent pollution, with a special emphasis on how to use digital solutions to tackle pollution. Reviews of relevant EU legislation are foreseen to identify remaining…

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4 ways the circular economy can help heavy industry reduce emissions
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4 ways the circular economy can help heavy industry reduce emissions

The majority of industry emissions comes from 4 material groups: Steel, cement, aluminum, chemicals.Global demand for the 4 focus materials is expected to increase – exacerbating the emission challenge.Getting to a 1.5°C pathway requires significant emissions reduction in all 4 material groups.There is still a large potential to improve circular material flows for all focus materials.Individual companies face several challenges when implementing circular economy solutions. The world must reach net-zero emissions by 2050 to avoid the worst effects of climate change. This is no easy feat, but one clear solution could lie in industry…

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Europe sees e-vehicle battery self-sufficiency by 2025

European firms will have the capacity to supply all the lithium-ion batteries needed for the continent's automakers by 2025 as they ramp up electric vehicle output to meet strict pollution limits, EU officials said Friday. The bloc is banking on its European Battery Alliance, launched in 2017, to reduce its reliance on batteries and other technologies imported from the US or Asia while pursuing its Green Deal goal of carbon neutrality by 2050. "We expect that we will be able to cover all the industrial needs of our car manufacturers when it comes to…

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