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In COP27 cover text, India pushes for equity on action on fossil fuels

Climate activists take part in a protest inside the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, during the COP27 summit. (AFP)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 07:22 AM IST

Emissions from fossil fuels to hit an all-time high in 2022: Study

Climate activists of the BTS army protest against climate change at the Sharm El-Sheikh International Convention Centre, during the COP27 climate summit, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Thursday.
Published on Nov 11, 2022 08:17 PM IST

In a first, global demand for every fossil fuel exhibiting a peak: Report

FILE - Wind turbines turn on top of a dump next to the 'BP Refinery Scholven' in Gelsenkirchen, Germany,
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 04:47 PM IST

Fossil fuel profits can easily cover climate losses: Report

Fossil fuel profits can easily cover climate losses: Report
Published on Oct 24, 2022 07:43 AM IST

Explained: What is ethanol blending and why is it important?

20 percent Ethanol blending reduced carbon monoxide emissions by 50% in two-wheelers and 30% in four-wheelers.
Published on Aug 25, 2022 08:12 PM IST

Shift from fossil fuels may lead to revenue gap: Report

Shift from fossil fuels may lead to revenue gap: Report
Published on Jul 08, 2022 04:20 AM IST

Russia maxed from fuel exports in 100 days of war. List of top 10 countries

A demonstrator holds an Ukrainian flag in front of a sign reading "Stop Putin's oil" during a vigil for Ukraine near the European Union (EU) headquarters in Brussels.
Updated on Jun 13, 2022 11:05 PM IST

Stockholm+50 supports phase out of fossil fuels, sustainable lifestyles

An environmental activist with the group Extinction Rebellion DC scales the Wilson Building as part of an Earth Day rally against fossil fuels in Washington, DC on April 22, 2022 . (AFP)
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 05:01 AM IST

India aims 50% non-fossil fuel energy by 2030: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the webinar on ‘Energy for Sustainable Growth’ in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 05, 2022 01:31 AM IST

India’s coal transition: A market case for decarbonisation

In August 2020, UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged India to give up coal immediately.
Published on Nov 19, 2021 07:50 PM IST

India’s pledge towards net-zero by 2070 paves path towards a sustainable future

The ministry of environment, forest and climate change needs to focus much more on climate change and devise strategies and programmes to achieve the net-zero target we have set for ourselves for 2070. 
Published on Nov 11, 2021 09:05 PM IST

PM Modi offers ‘One Sun, One grid’ solution to world's fossil fuel crisis 

PM Narendra Modi speaks at the event in Glasgow on Tuesday. (ANI Twitter)
Updated on Nov 02, 2021 09:08 PM IST

Output of fossil fuel to go past target, fears UN

Russian President Vladimir Putin won’t go to next month’s UN climate summit, the Kremlin said.
Published on Oct 21, 2021 12:51 AM IST

Countries' fossil fuel production plans out of sync with Paris limits: UN report

The report finds out that the world’s governments plan to produce around 110% more fossil fuels in 2030 than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C.
Published on Feb 03, 2022 09:07 AM IST

Over 30% deaths in ’18 caused by fossil fuels: Study

China had the highest premature mortality with 3.91 million deaths and India accounted for 2.46 million deaths.
Published on Feb 10, 2021 03:11 AM IST

Fossil fuel pollution kills millions more than scientists knew

Fossil fuels are alone responsible for more than 8 million premature deaths annually, according to new research by a team of U.S. and U.K.
Published on Feb 09, 2021 05:10 PM IST

Study shows Covid-19 pandemic is accelerating the end of fossil power generation

Fossil fuels were partly squeezed out of the electricity generation mix in 2020 and global CO2 emissions from the power sector decreased around 7 per cent.
Published on Feb 08, 2021 07:16 PM IST

Renewables Beat Fossil Fuels in EU for First Time Last Year

Renewables are for the first time the dominant power source in Europe’s electric grid.
Published on Jan 25, 2021 04:38 PM IST

EU will vow to work against fossil-fuel investments globally

“EU and member states’ foreign and security policy will systematically consider climate and environmental factors and risks,” the bloc’s foreign ministers will promise, according to the draft of their statement.
Published on Jan 24, 2021 10:46 PM IST
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