Australia will stick with 2030 goals that have been criticized by activists and business leaders alike as too weak, adding to the sense that timid pledges from developed nations are stifling prospects for major progress at the climate talks.
Published on Oct 26, 2021 06:59 AM IST
- Singh said India pledged an emission reduction of 33-35% by 2030. “We have already done 28%, and we will cross the target,” he added.
Published on Sep 18, 2021 01:21 AM IST
By , Livemint, New Delhi
After aviation, the heat and power sector, whose emissions totalled 632.8 million tonnes of CO2e, down 17.1% on 2019, registered the next steepest fall.
Published on Apr 01, 2021 06:57 PM IST
Reuters | , London
The initiative focuses on investing in more environmentally friendly energy and transport, such as solar power and electric and hydrogen cars, and building digital infrastructure.
Published on Jan 04, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Seoul | By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma
The pandemic has starkly exposed the perils of the rampant degradation of our planet’s fragile ecology
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:02 AM IST
By Shyam Saran
CIL will set up three special-purpose vehicles (SPVs) to develop a Rs 45,500 crore integrated solar wafer manufacturing facility, a Rs 38,000 crore greenfield aluminium project and an aluminium smelting unit with National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) costing around Rs 23,400 crore, the officials said.
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
A total of Rs 1 lakh crore worth of biofuel will be purchased every year by oil marketing firms in the future for blending. This money will be ploughed back to the rural economy
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 09:26 AM IST
This year about 40 million tons of carbon dioxide will be captured across the world’s 21 operating facilities, according to the International Energy Agency.
Published on Dec 07, 2020 11:24 AM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Deepali Sharma
EU leaders are expected to clash over whether to cut emissions by at least 55% by 2030, up from a current goal of 40%. A decision next week could push carbon prices beyond the record high of 31 euros a ton set in April 2006.
Published on Dec 05, 2020 12:20 AM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
Pankaj Kumar has one question for the public,“We had inherited clean air from our ancestors, but can we pass on the same to our next generation?”
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 09:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
Rising temperatures will force workers to stay indoors, poses $200 bn risk to India’s GDP by 2030: Report
Climate change poses a USD 200 billion risk to the Indian GDP by 2030, as the rise in temperatures reduces the number of hours of outdoor work, a report said on Wednesday.
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 11:15 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
The dialogue was organised by the climate group in collaboration with the UN High-Level Climate Champions and the UK COP26 Presidency.
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 09:01 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
In FY20, nearly 44% of Infosys’s electricity consumption was met through renewable energy sources. The company operates 60MW of captive solar photovoltaic capacity.
Published on Oct 29, 2020 07:45 AM IST
Mint, Bengaluru | By Ayushman Baruah and Sharan Poovanna
Textile heiress Veronica Chou was a globe-trotting executive who made headlines for her socialite lifestyle and lavish 2012 wedding in Hong Kong. Now, she’s trying to clean up the fashion industry.
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 08:29 AM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
While the rest of the climate and energy world was poring over a different World Energy Outlook — the IMF’s comprehensive assessment of what the energy transition will mean for economies was relatively overlooked.
Updated on Oct 17, 2020 07:30 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
The IMF’s new approach might herald a tipping point not just in the institution’s thinking about climate change, but the mainstream views of economics and policy making.
Published on Oct 17, 2020 03:09 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
The World Bank Group has continued to invest in fossil fuels despite pledging to fight climate change, according to German environmental lobby group Urgewald.
Updated on Oct 12, 2020 07:17 PM IST
By Bloomberg | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
Stealing our future: Greta Thunberg and 3 other activists accuse EU of ‘cheating with numbers’ on carbon emissions
Climate change activists Greta Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Adélaïde Charlier and Anuna de Wever van der Heyden take extensive research in their own hands after claiming that the proposed carbon emission reduction targets for the EU by 2030 are nowhere near enough to be in line with the target of the Paris Agreement
Updated on Oct 05, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
Documentary on Greta Thunberg follows the Swedish environmentalist and contains never-seen-before footage of her harrowing two-week sailing journey across the Atlantic to speak at the UN climate conference in New York in 2019, will premiere at the Venice Film Festival
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Venice | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
J P Gupta, Chairman, Environment Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry said environment is a key driving factor for running industries and there is a need to be considerate towards the environment for sustainability and growth.
Published on Aug 27, 2020 03:00 PM IST
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
More tech companies are launching software that oil and gas producers can use to measure their carbon emissions due to mounting investor pressure to curb greenhouse gases.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Denver | By Reuters
Archana Soreng, 24, a member of the Kharia tribe from the remote village of Bihabandh in India’s Odisha state, in late July was selected as one of seven youth advisors on climate action to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
Updated on Aug 13, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Thomson Reuters Foundation, Sundargarh, India | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
Sustainable Living: Here’s how to make sustainable choices, reduce carbon footprint while working from home
While this state of affairs won’t go on forever, with offices around the globe starting to reopen, some companies won’t return to normal. Instead, they will implement long-term work-from-anywhere policies.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 09:58 AM IST
Bloomberg | By Emily Chasan | Posted by Saumya Sharma
Britain was moving toward its commitment to produce no more emissions than it can offset or store by 2050 - but steps so far “do not yet measure up to the size of the net-zero challenge”, a report by Britain’s Committee on Climate Change said.
Published on Jun 25, 2020 08:31 AM IST
London | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
Green groups, however, oppose the plan for its continued reliance on fossil fuels, like gas and coal. They, along with mining, energy and other big corporations, have argued for the introduction of a price on carbon to drive green investment.
Published on May 21, 2020 07:12 AM IST
Melbourne | By Reuters | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
The drastic dip in emissions should be used as a moment to imagine a new world
Updated on May 21, 2020 06:14 AM IST
A recent study revealed that many environmentally friendly life choices were common in people who lived in greener spaces or at the coast, and among those who regularly visited natural spaces.
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 02:00 PM IST
London | By Press Trust of India
Harmful chemicals, global transport of goods and non-biodegradable packaging add to the environmental cost. The combined impact has put the fashion industry under scrutiny among consumers who want to know where — and how — their clothes are produced.
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 01:43 PM IST
London | By Associated Press
The number of people flying between German cities fell 12% in November from a year earlier, according to the ADV industry group, marking a fourth straight monthly drop and mirroring a pattern emerging in Sweden, where teenage activist Greta Thunberg has spearheaded a campaign against air transport.
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 03:34 PM IST
Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
The world, and India, face an existential threat. Wake up to it
Published on Nov 24, 2019 04:20 PM IST