Month: September 2023

1.5°C global warming limit still possible due to renewables growth, according to study

The Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015, saw delegates from 196 countries meet to agree to cap global warming at “well below 2°C”, with a view to limiting this figure to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. The IEA’s 2023 Net Zero Roadmap update finds there have been “significant” changes to…
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EU blocks Booking’s €1.6B takeover of online travel agency Etraveli

The EU Commission has blocked Booking’s €1.6bn takeover of Swedish online travel agency Etraveli, citing competition concerns. “Booking’s acquisition of Etraveli would strengthen Booking’s dominant position in the online travel agencies market and likely lead to higher costs for hotels and, possibly, consumers,” said Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice. According…
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