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Nearly 4,000 people in Delhi fined for flouting car emission rules

From Tuesday afternoon till 6 am on Friday, 3,906 BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel four-wheelers were stopped and fined for plying in Delhi in violation of the rule

An anti-smog gun being used to curb air pollution and dust near the under-construction RRTS Station at Anand Vihar on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)
An anti-smog gun being used to curb air pollution and dust near the under-construction RRTS Station at Anand Vihar on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 02:52 AM IST

European Union agrees law to remove Carbon dioxide by expanding green cover

The law sets a target of removing 310 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent by 2030 through the use of soil, trees, plants, biomass and timber. Binding targets are to be set for all 27 EU members, aimed at progressively increasing absorptions and reducing emissions so that the EU-wide objective is reached.

Currently, EU countries have to ensure they compensate emissions from land use and forestry with at least an equivalent amount of carbon removal.(Reuters)
Currently, EU countries have to ensure they compensate emissions from land use and forestry with at least an equivalent amount of carbon removal.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 11, 2022 03:33 PM IST

Global CO2 emissions near record levels in 2022: Report

If current emissions levels persist, there is a 50 percent chance that warming of 1.5 degree Celsius will be exceeded in nine years, according to the ‘Global Carbon Budget 2022’.

Earth's global surface temperature has increased by around 1.1 degree Celsius as compared to the average in the pre-industrial (1850–1900) levels. (File) (Representational Image)(AP)
Earth's global surface temperature has increased by around 1.1 degree Celsius as compared to the average in the pre-industrial (1850–1900) levels. (File) (Representational Image)(AP)
Published on Nov 11, 2022 06:51 AM IST

US unveils new carbon offset scheme for climate finance

Kerry said the plan, called the Energy Transition Accelerator (ETA) will be developed by the US along with the Bezos Earth Fund and the Rockefeller Foundation and receive inputs from public and private sectors.

US climate envoy John Kerry.
US climate envoy John Kerry.
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:10 AM IST

Staggering revelation in study on carbon footprint of the world's richest

This is not the first report that has red-flagged the carbon footprint of the world's richest.

A worker walks towards the particle filter on the upper deck of the ferry Piana docked in Marseille harbour. (AFP)
A worker walks towards the particle filter on the upper deck of the ferry Piana docked in Marseille harbour. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 07, 2022 08:41 AM IST
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