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Emptying skies to cut airline emissions by 38% in 2020, says report

April 03, 2020 11:10 am

Traffic forecasts by the International Air Transport Association suggest airlines’ emissions could drop 38% in 2020

The health and future of every child is under immediate threat, finds report

February 20, 2020 1:37 pm

Convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet, the commission's report — A Future for the World’s Children? — finds that the health and the future of every child and adolescent is at risk.

Plant respiration releases 30 per cent more carbon than earlier predicted: Study

November 19, 2017 6:11 pm

Carbon released by plant respiration may be around 30 per cent higher than previously predicted, a study has found.

Poland aims to sign global climate deal amendment this year 

November 16, 2017 7:45 pm

In 2015 Poland's president unexpectedly vetoed the amendment arguing that the country needed more time to analyse its impact on the economy.

Carbon emission cuts by cities have effects outside urban areas: Study

November 09, 2017 5:55 pm

Cities can cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond their urban borders, according to a study that calculated the first internationally comparable carbon footprints for four cities, including Delhi.

California to collaborate with EU, China on carbon markets

November 08, 2017 11:26 am

California and the EU will begin hosting regular meetings, also working with China, on improving carbon markets, which aim to reduce pollution by putting a price on carbon emissions.

2015-16 El Nino caused record CO2 spike: NASA

October 13, 2017 2:01 pm

The 2015-16 El Nino cycle created large heat wave and drought-like conditions in Africa, America and Indonesia, which resulted in the largest annual CO2 concentrations in 2,000 years, say scientists

Eat seasonal produce to cut environmental threat

May 11, 2015 4:17 pm

Preserving, processing to make certain foods available throughout the year leads to pollution and wastage.

China, US differ on global plan to cut emissions

July 09, 2014 2:28 pm

China's Xie Zhenhua said China should not be subject to the same rules for greenhouse gas emissions as the U S.

Australia passes carbon pricing law

November 08, 2011 11:31 am

Landmark Australian law to impose price on carbon emissions,beginning as tax.