COP26 stirs hope, but purposeful action must follow

It has become clear at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties, or COP 26, in Glasgow, Scotland, that the climate challenge is perceived as global. Photo by Akil Mazumder on Pexels.com The tone has changed, as noted by Youssef Nassef, director of the UN Adaptation Division of the UN Framework Convention … Continue reading COP26 stirs hope, but purposeful action must follow

Volkswagen fined 1 billion euros by German authorities over diesel scandal

Prosecutors in Germany have imposed a $1.2 billion fine on Volkswagen for rigging diesel engine emissions worldwide. The €1 billion ($1.2 billion) penalty was announced Wednesday by public prosecutors and the company, which said it was hoping to turn a page on a scandal that has rocked the company and killed industry sales of diesel … Continue reading Volkswagen fined 1 billion euros by German authorities over diesel scandal