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Airlines could “substantially” reduce their fuel consumption if planes become more efficient at riding the wind, according to new research.(Yahoo)

Airlines could reduce CO2 emissions with better use of wind

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Airlines could “substantially” reduce their fuel consumption if planes become more efficient at riding the wind, according to new research.
The Tesla logo is seen at the entrance to Tesla Motors' showroom in Manhattan's Meatpacking District in New York City(Reuters File Photo)
The Tesla logo is seen at the entrance to Tesla Motors' showroom in Manhattan's Meatpacking District in New York City(Reuters File Photo)

Tesla recalls 870 cars in China over defective roofs

Beijing | By Agence France-Presse | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 11:35 PM IST
Tesla will inspect the recalled cars for free and perform a test on the roof trim to check if the primer is sufficient.
Independent experts said the Covid-19 lockdown should be a learning for the world on how it could reduce emissions in coming years but ensuring that the economy is not disrupted.(AFP)
Independent experts said the Covid-19 lockdown should be a learning for the world on how it could reduce emissions in coming years but ensuring that the economy is not disrupted.(AFP)

Global CO2 emissions to fall by up to 7% in 2020 due to Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 07:17 AM IST
During the peak of Covid-19 lockdown in early April, the daily global CO2 emissions dropped to 2006 levels falling by 17% compared to 2019.
Emissions globally need to fall by about 7.6% a year between now and 2030 to meet the 1.5C target, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Emissions globally need to fall by about 7.6% a year between now and 2030 to meet the 1.5C target, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Climate Change: Why climate scientists believe natural gas won’t avert environment disaster

London | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Burning natural gas produces about half as much CO2 as coal to produce the same amount of energy. It also produces far fewer pollutants that can harm human health.
What are the futures we want to create? What do we value? What kind of world do we want to live in?(Shutterstock)
What are the futures we want to create? What do we value? What kind of world do we want to live in?(Shutterstock)

How innovators see the future of the world | Analysis

By Julia Stamm and Jennifer Shirar
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 06:35 AM IST
First, the recognition that we, collectively, need to do things differently, and that this will take some serious analysis and imagination. Second, though local and regional priorities may differ, our problems are interconnected, globally. So, too, should our solutions be
Experts said lockdown is a real-life experiment that gives significant clues on pollution control.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Experts said lockdown is a real-life experiment that gives significant clues on pollution control.(Sakib Ali/HT Photo)

India’s CO2 emissions fell by 1% in 2019-20 financial year

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:12 AM IST
Lower power demand growth and competition from renewable energy may have resulted in this reduction.
A woman walks at the Saint Peter’s Square in Rome, Italy.
A woman walks at the Saint Peter’s Square in Rome, Italy.

World may see unprecedented 8% fall in CO2 emissions: IEA

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 04:49 AM IST
The pandemic has infected at least 3.2mn people worldwide and killed more than 229,000. With no drug to treat Covid-19 and a vaccine not expected until at least the end of the year, reducing the interactions between infected people is the only effective way to control the spread.
A woman walks inside the premises of a hospital where a special ward has been set up for the coronavirus disease in Mumbai, March 5, 2020(REUTERS)
A woman walks inside the premises of a hospital where a special ward has been set up for the coronavirus disease in Mumbai, March 5, 2020(REUTERS)

Turn the coronavirus crisis into an opportunity

By Bahar Dutt
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 05:59 AM IST
It is not merely a public health scare. Decarbonise the economy, reduce air travel, and ban wildlife trade
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Mumbai.(Wikimedia Commons)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Mumbai.(Wikimedia Commons)

TIFR team creates nano-sized black gold to fight CO2 emissions

Hindustan Times | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2019 12:08 AM IST
The black gold, the scientists said, could possibly be used to reduce the CO2 concentration, formed by industrial and vehicular emissions, in our atmosphere that leads to global warming.
(AFP Photo)
(AFP Photo)

Debate: Is changing smartphones often good for the environment?

UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Students debate on whether changing smartphones often is good for the environment?
11.4 km-long Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro line, which now carries around 3,12,000 passengers daily has helped reduced 22.7 tonnes of CO2 emissions a day(Hindustan Times)
11.4 km-long Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar Metro line, which now carries around 3,12,000 passengers daily has helped reduced 22.7 tonnes of CO2 emissions a day(Hindustan Times)

Life after a Metro: Less traffic, but more CO2

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Snehal Fernandes, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2018 03:27 PM IST
IIT-B STUDY: Most shifted from buses; CO2 up as Metro consumes more power
The Amager Bakke building or Copenhill will claim the city’s first ski slope when it opens this fall.(VisitCopenhagen.com)
The Amager Bakke building or Copenhill will claim the city’s first ski slope when it opens this fall.(VisitCopenhagen.com)

How a waste plant became Copenhagen’s biggest tourism attraction

Jennifer Parker, Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2018 09:34 AM IST
The Amager Bakke building or Copenhill in Denmark will soon be the city’s first ski slope. It also happens to be one of the most technologically advanced waste-to-energy plants in the world.
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