Monday, Dec 05, 2022

greenhouse emission


World should shut nearly 3,000 coal plants to keep on climate track: study

October 28, 2021 1:12 pm

TransitionZero said there are currently more than 2,000 GW of coal-fired power in operation across the world, and that needs to be slashed by nearly half

Here is a guide to climate jargon you may come across next week

October 27, 2021 5:38 pm

Decades of climate talks have spawned a host of acronyms and jargon. Here is a guide:

World 'way off track' in halting warming, UN warns ahead of COP26

October 26, 2021 10:37 am

WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas said the current rate of increase in heat-trapping gases would result in temperature rises "far in excess" of the 2015 Paris Agreement target of 1.5 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial average this century.

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020: UN

October 25, 2021 7:25 pm

The global average of carbon dioxide concentrations hit a new high of 413.2 parts per million last year, according to the WMO report.

Fossil fuel use could peak in just a few years. Still, major challenges loom.

October 13, 2021 5:11 pm

The International Energy Agency now projects that humanity’s emissions of carbon dioxide will reach a peak by the mid-2020s and then drop slowly in the decades thereafter.

For many, hydrogen is the fuel of the future. New research raises doubts

August 13, 2021 9:38 pm

Today, very little hydrogen is green, because the process involved — electrolysing water to separate hydrogen atoms from oxygen — is hugely energy intensive.

Boris Johnson announces $446 million funding to cut greenhouse gases

July 22, 2020 1:50 pm

The UK is trying to decarbonize its economy by 2050 to meet its own legally-binding “net zero” target, and both Johnson and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak have pledged to ensure the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is a “green” one.

These countries have some of the world’s worst emissions gains

November 06, 2019 6:11 pm

Emissions jumped 6.3% in India, rose 3.4% in the US and 2.3% in China, consultancy Capgemini said in its World Energy Markets Observatory report.

Too hot to handle

March 16, 2019 12:02 am

A Swedish schoolgirl and the global movement she triggered against climate change.

India promises to cut greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 2030

October 03, 2015 9:39 am

This promise, and a few more, have been made in an action plan that India submitted to the UN climate body, UNFCCC.