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The researchers noted that the annual cuts of 0.16 billion tonnes of CO2 are only 10 per cent of the 1-2 billion tonnes of CO2 cuts that are needed globally every year to tackle climate change.(AP)

Global reduction to increase 10-fold to meet Paris Agreement goals, study says

PTI | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:18 PM IST
The researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, Stanford University in the US and the Global Carbon Project examined the progress
Ground transportation makes up about one-fifth of emissions of carbon dioxide, the chief man-made heat-trapping gas.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)
Ground transportation makes up about one-fifth of emissions of carbon dioxide, the chief man-made heat-trapping gas.(BLOOMBERG NEWS)

World carbon dioxide emissions drop 7 per cent in pandemic-hit 2020

Associated Press | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 06:55 AM IST
Scientists say this drop is chiefly because people are staying home, traveling less by car and plane, and that emissions are expected to jump back up after the pandemic ends.
A participant during the Delhi Half Marathon, New Delhi, October 20, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
A participant during the Delhi Half Marathon, New Delhi, October 20, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Delhi can drive the country’s energy transition

By Manish Ram
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 12:55 PM IST
Decision-makers require energy transition analyses with high spatial and temporal resolutions, not only on the global scale but also at national, regional and city levels
Gadvasu V-C AS Nanda (in yellow turban) during the inauguration of the power plant in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Gadvasu V-C AS Nanda (in yellow turban) during the inauguration of the power plant in Ludhiana on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)

Vet varsity goes green way, gets solar power plant

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2019 10:32 PM IST
1.1 MW rooftop power plant is spread over 13,260 sqm and has 3,402 solar modules, say officials
If 25% of all vehicles registered in the national capital are electric by 2023, then Delhi would save ₹6,000 crore in fuel costs.(HT Photo)
If 25% of all vehicles registered in the national capital are electric by 2023, then Delhi would save ₹6,000 crore in fuel costs.(HT Photo)

If 25% of all Delhi vehicles are electric by 2023, it would save Rs 6,000 crore in fuel costs: DDC report

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 09:56 PM IST
The report, submitted to transport minister Kailash Gahlot, has recommended creating a single window clearance system for registering e-vehicles (EVs) in Delhi.
The civic body has decided to install solar panels on the rooftop of its four-storeyed engineers’ hub building in Worli.(HT File(Representative Image))
The civic body has decided to install solar panels on the rooftop of its four-storeyed engineers’ hub building in Worli.(HT File(Representative Image))

Mumbai civic body’s building in Worli to soon run on solar energy

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 01:59 AM IST
This is the first office of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which will run on solar power and the panels will cater to the electricity demands of at least a portion of the building, bringing down the monthly bill by 30%.
TaxiBots will be deployed at the Delhi airport from Tuesday will help airlines save 213 litres of aviation fuel every day, say officials.(HT File)
TaxiBots will be deployed at the Delhi airport from Tuesday will help airlines save 213 litres of aviation fuel every day, say officials.(HT File)

Bots on wheels to save fuel at airport

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 06:14 AM IST
Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the airport operator, said Delhi airport is the world’s first recipient of this technology.
William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate.(Gage Skidmore)
William Happer is a National Security Council technology adviser spearheading an initiative to create a presidential committee on climate.(Gage Skidmore)

Meet the CO2-praising physicist behind the latest Trump climate push

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Ari Natter, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 08:00 AM IST
Scientists see his proposal as part of a disturbing trend in which the Trump administration elevates ideological opponents of established scientific views.
(HT File Photo)
(HT File Photo)

Food production needs to be more eco-friendly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 07:18 AM IST
According to Lancet study, food system changes land use, leading to climate change, water depletion
The solar project installed at St Xavier’s High School in Fort is a net-metered project which allows the school to sell excess electricity generated to the public grid.(Ht Photo)
The solar project installed at St Xavier’s High School in Fort is a net-metered project which allows the school to sell excess electricity generated to the public grid.(Ht Photo)

South Mumbai school gets solar power plant for 150th anniversary

Hindustan Times | By Shweta Verhani, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 08:59 AM IST
A 35-kilowatt power (kWp) solar power plant consisting of 100 panels will generate 54,000 units annually or an average of 148 units per day for the school
Carbon dioxide emissions are costing the Indian economy up to USD 210 billion every year, according to a global study which found that the country is likely to suffer highest economic damage from climate change after the US.(HT File Photo)
Carbon dioxide emissions are costing the Indian economy up to USD 210 billion every year, according to a global study which found that the country is likely to suffer highest economic damage from climate change after the US.(HT File Photo)

CO2 emissions cost India US $210 billion every year: Study

Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 05:04 PM IST
“The economic damages model indicates that as temperature rises, economic growth in India will slow,” Katharine Ricke, an assistant professor at UC San Diego said.
An aerial view of the solar panels that were installed atop Hakim Dayam Masjid on August 10.(HT photo)
An aerial view of the solar panels that were installed atop Hakim Dayam Masjid on August 10.(HT photo)

Fifth Mumbai mosque embraces solar power

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 10:07 AM IST
Hakim Dayam Masjid installed a solar power system that will help it save 3.75 in electricity bills annually
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