July 1, 2013
The carbon care is continuously on the docket for EU. The plans to reduce decarbonize by 2050 is an established target. The balance to plan carbon efficiently counterbalancing economy and production is hard target to be determined within mixed goals. The goal announced on May 22 to reduce carbon emissions is being reconsidered as “Germany blocks EU carbon cap to protect automakers” from economic impact or the loss of the 700,000 jobs produced by this industry.
The under planning as established fixed dates for infrastructure will soon become dreams as schedules are changed to manage risks.
Seattle PI news on the “Environmental standards is at odds with Germany’s image as a champion of green issues. The country has invested heavily in renewable energy and Chancellor Angela Merkel has previously advocated a global agreement to curb climate change, which scientists say is largely driven by carbon emissions.”
The opportunity within the sustainable challenge are the considerations of give and take as changes are made for environmental advancement. The hard line that businesses and organizations will have to make to hit the targets. The role of government is to reduce the burn through subsidization and opening new market to shelter the loss of revenue as efficiencies are reaped.
“Environmental campaigners had lobbied to limit emissions from passenger cars to an average of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer within seven years. But Germany wants to allow automakers such as BMW, Daimler and Audi — whose emissions are higher than those of their European competitors — to collect “credits” they can use to offset higher pollution levels beyond 2020.”
The support to bring the leaders into the fold at a more rapid rate supports organizational change and the leader to innovation. The pull to delay changes will lead to perpetual losses overtime as OEM’s resist operational efficiencies that effect short-term revenues against long-term growth. The need to balance infrastructural challenges against present financial concerns will continue to be the hard decisions of the day. The acceptance to delay inevitable changes will be made but at what cost and within whose generation.