Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

CO2 emissions


EU reaches deal on national CO2 emission cut targets

November 09, 2022 1:29 pm

The regulation sets national targets for emission reductions from road transport, domestic maritime transport, heating of buildings, agriculture, small industrial installations and waste management.

China targets 1.8 per cent cut in average coal use at power plants by 2025

November 03, 2021 2:57 pm

"The reduction of coal use helped to cut 6.67 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions from the power sector in 2006-2020, or 36% of total emission reductions in the industry," NDRC said.

Explained: Climate change in 11 charts

November 04, 2021 10:56 am

With COP26 underway, the climate crisis is in the spotlight. Here are the most important facts relating to how our planet has been changing.

Swiss vote on whether to hike taxes to fight climate change

June 13, 2021 2:34 pm

The law, if approved by voters and finalized in parliament, would enact new taxes on CO2-generating fuel and natural gas, as well as on airline tickets, and raise fees on the pump price of gasoline.

Novel CO2 capturing tech may cut vehicle emissions by 90%

December 26, 2019 5:06 pm

The researchers' calculations show that a truck using one kilogramme (kg) of conventional fuel could produce 3kg of liquid CO2, and that the conversion does not involve any energy penalty.

EU nations divided on 2030 CO2 curbs for cars, vans

October 09, 2018 12:03 pm

The debate comes a day after the release of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which warned that society would have to take "unprecedented" changes to meet a lower global warming target.

Green road to Paris

May 13, 2015 6:00 am

At COP-21, India should highlight the domestic measures it has taken to fight climate change.

Innovation Nation

September 16, 2011 5:03 pm

Asking unconventional questions,this is a good effort in connecting people to solutions.

Capture it,shut it,forget it

December 20, 2009 9:16 pm

As long as the world continues to run on carbon-based fuels,CO2 emissions will be a worry. Countries are now experimenting on capturing this CO2 and storing it away. But there are concerns too....

Great Barrier Reef survival 'requires 25 pct CO2 cut'

November 17, 2009 9:32 am

Australia's Great Barrier Reef has only a 50 pct chance of survival if global CO2 emissions are not reduced at least 25 per cent by 2020.