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  • EU agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions from trucks

    02/19/2019 7:29:43 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 19, 2019 2:04 AM | Philip Blenkinsop
    The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of its commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases. […] The EU currently has no limits on emissions from heavy-duty vehicles, unlike the United States, China, Japan and Canada. Trucks account for almost one quarter of the bloc’s transport-related emissions. […] Curbs on the transport sector, the only one in which emissions are still rising, aim to help the bloc meet its overall goal of reducing greenhouse gases by at least 40...
  • Closer to heaven than most places are

    05/13/2010 2:55:58 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 6 replies · 347+ views
    05/13/2010 | WesternCulture
    When we stressed up Westerners try and imagine Heaven on Earth, our thoughts often wander to parts of the World like Provence and Tuscany. Nothing wrong with that. Everyone ought to experience these parts of the planet once in their lifetime. But there is more to life than stone pines and slurring locals who refuse to speak proper Italian. If you have the money and don't mind travelling back in time, you might enjoy this part of southern Sweden that isn't especially Swedish: Österlen is a part of Scandinavia that few people know of. Even over here in the...
  • Affluent Stockholm suburb named best place to live

    06/14/2008 2:17:52 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 17 replies · 1,225+ views ^ | 06/12/2008 | TT/The Local
    - In Sweden that is. All the same, if various experts are right, the Nordic countries are not only the richest part of the world, but also global leaders in the domain of QUALITY of life. Therefore, living in this part of Stockholm is probably as good as life gets, or? The article: "The Stockholm suburb of Danderyd is the best municipality in which to live, according to a new ranking by the magazine Fokus. Lund and nearby Lomma in southern Sweden follow closely behind. Ljusnarsberg municipality in the Bergslagen region of central Sweden ended up in last place. The...