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CO2 emissions


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.