In Europe, in 12 years from the sale must go diesel, gasoline and even hybrid carsSeptember 21, 2018
Edition The Guardian published an article that talks about the requirements of the Paris Agreement of 2015 on climate. According to him by 2030, sales of cars with diesel and gasoline engines should be stopped. Plug-in hybrids were extended until 2035.
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) conducted a study commissioned by Greenpeace, which showed that if the cars do not disappear by the specified deadline, the requirements of the Paris Agreement will not be met. This agreement under the Framework Convention on Climate Change implies measures to control greenhouse gas emissions. Its goal is to keep global temperature growth less than 2 degrees and limit the temperature rise by 1.5 degrees. At least, efforts are being made for this.
Studies show that reaching 1.5°C can be achieved through the complete cessation of the production of cars with ICE engines in the next ten years. So the markets will have to reduce sales from 15 million (this year’s figure) to five million by 2020.
In this scenario, the last car with an internal combustion engine will be sold in 2028, and a car with diesel and gasoline will disappear from the roads by the mid-2040s. Until now, the European Commission proposes to reduce vehicle emissions by 30% by 30%, although the deputies of the European Parliament are trying to increase this figure to 45%.
The emissions of cars in the last decade have practically not changed, and the industry will exhaust its carbon budget within five to ten years, unless a radical shift occurs, DLR scientists say. Due to global warming at 2°C, the level of the World Ocean rises to ten centimeters. And this will certainly affect the lives of about ten million people living in coastal zones, as the risk of floods increases. The crop will also suffer.
Earlier, the UK government announced that sales of all new “dirty” cars would be banned by 2040, while some countries, including Germany, Ireland, India and the Netherlands, set a more ambitious time in 2030. A spokesman for the European Automobile Manufacturers Association said: “It is difficult to predict whether a significant market share by 2030 will reach alternative power units. It depends on factors beyond the control of car manufacturers, such as, for example, the necessary infrastructure for electric transport. “