Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

fossil fuels


First public global database of fossil fuels launches

September 20, 2022 6:12 pm

The Global Registry of Fossil Fuels includes data from over 50,000 oil, gas and coal fields in 89 countries. That covers 75% of global reserves, production and emissions, and is available for public use.

Europe rolls out plan to shift from fossil fuels, an effort that could impact trade

July 15, 2021 11:33 am

The carbon border tax could not only shake up global trade and invite a dispute over protectionism in the World Trade Organization, it could also create new diplomatic fault lines ahead of the Glasgow climate talks.

Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

September 02, 2020 6:16 pm

Unilever said it will replace 100 per cent of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon.

Gujarat govt not to issue permits for new thermal plants

September 07, 2019 7:07 pm

The private sector in Gujarat consisting of Torrent Power, Adani Power, Essar and Tata Group contributes a lion share of power produced through largely through coal.

New technique develops carbon dioxide-free energy from fossil fuels

January 03, 2018 6:42 pm

A new method developed by researchers allows fossil fuels to be converted into other products and energy, without giving out carbon dioxide.

Chicken, turkey poop can be used as fuel for heat, electricity: Study

November 20, 2017 7:50 pm

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry birds may be used as a fuel for heat and electricity generation, reducing greenhouse gases and providing an alternative energy source.

End of the oil age

January 04, 2016 12:40 am

It will diminish in significance in a reconfigured energy system

Charting energy

January 31, 2015 12:30 am

Why India needs a national mission to map fossil fuels and renewables.

'Keeping off fossil fuel can help India save $600-b in 20 yrs'

November 02, 2014 1:58 pm

Moving to a low-carbon economy can help India maximise financial capacity to meet economic and development goals, says CPI.

NTPC to start up three new solar power plants

April 01, 2014 1:56 am

Shortages in fossil fuels such as coal and gas on account of insufficient domestic supplies have forced the company to buy costly imports.