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greenhouse gas


Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record in 2020, says UN

October 26, 2021 2:23 pm

The World Meteorological Organisation reports that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade

India committed to decarbonising its economy as responsible global citizen: Pradhan

April 22, 2021 12:27 pm

Observing that India's energy demand is all set to increase in the coming years, he told a US think-tank that the future of the growth of energy demand will come from India.

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.

Global CO2 emissions in 2017 to rise after three-year drop

November 14, 2017 7:51 pm

Driven by China's greater use of coal, global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels are projected to rise again in 2017 after a three year hiatus.

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.

Coal formation almost turned Earth into a snowball: Study

October 10, 2017 7:51 pm

While burning coal today causes Earth to overheat, about 300 million years ago, the formation of coal brought the planet close to global glaciation or a snowball like state, according to a study.

2015 climate pact to be sealed in Paris

June 07, 2014 4:28 pm

"We hope we do not see a recurrence of the Copenhagen scenario...," said Xie Zhenhua

Global warming: Cities are carbon 'sinks'

July 12, 2011 10:34 am

Urban areas are absent in most calculations of 'sinks' where vegetation soaks up CO2 naturally.

China blames climate talks stand-off on rich nations

October 08, 2010 2:22 pm

China said rich nations must lock in fresh vows to slash greenhouse gas output.

Australia's Parliament defeats global warming bill

December 02, 2009 9:11 am

Australia's Parliament defeated legislation to set up a greenhouse gas emissions trading system,throwing a central plank of the govt's plans to combat global warming into disarray.