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The critical role of financed emissions in India’s path to net-zero

This article is authored by Dr. Sidhant J Pai (PhD), Co-founder & Chief Science Officer, StepChange.

As the world begins the transition to a low-carbon economy, the financial sector will need to get up to speed on a long list of methods, standards and frameworks designed to mitigate and abate climate change.. (Mark Schiefelbein/AP)
Published on Mar 31, 2023 11:04 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Everything that’s wrong with carbon offsets and what can we do about it?

This article has been authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, AVP & Head- Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries Limited & Associate Companies.

Carbon offsets are a mitigation strategy and do not address the pertinent issue of absolute CO2 emissions reduction, which should be the primary driver for climate.(AP (Representative Image))
Published on Jan 12, 2023 12:28 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Rules for an energy-secure global green hydrogen economy

The article has been authored by Arunabha Ghosh, Tulika Gupta, and others.

Decarbonised hydrogen, produced by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, could help decarbonise heavy industries such as steel, ammonia and petrochemicals, as well as long-distance freight transport and energy storage, and become integral to novel applications such as sustainable aviation fuels (SAF).
Published on Jan 03, 2023 01:03 PM IST
ByCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water

Combating the new wave of climate-related trade protectionism

The article has been authored by Jahanwi Singh, economist, Export-Import Bank of India.

There has been a steady increase in environment-related notifications and measures by World Trade Organization (WTO) member countries.(AP Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2022 11:46 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Hawaii closes last coal-fired power plant, no more greenhouse gas emissions now

Like other Pacific islands, the Hawaiian chain has suffered the cascading impacts of climate change. The state is experiencing the destruction of coral reefs from bleaching associated with increased ocean temperatures, rapid sea level rise, more intense storms and drought that is increasing the state's wildfire risk.

Hawaii received its final shipment of coal from a barge docked in Honolulu on July 27, 2022. (Hawaii State Energy Office via AP)
Published on Sep 02, 2022 02:32 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Governments' inaction on climate is 'dangerous,' warns UN chief

Guterres said global greenhouse gas emissions need to drop by 45% this decade, but are currently forecast to increase by 14%.

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.(AFP)
Published on Jun 14, 2022 02:10 PM IST
AP |

Bengaluru AQI at its worst in over one-month: IQAir forecast

Bengaluru’s air quality index dropped to the unhealthy category for the second day this week, reaching 156 on Tuesday, the highest it has been since at least Feb. 13: IQAir

Many localities in Bengaluru face an unhealthy level air quality on Tuesday
Published on Mar 15, 2022 12:57 PM IST
ByYamini C S

Study links healthier diets with lower greenhouse gas emissions

As per a new study, people whose intake of saturated fats, carbohydrates and sodium met levels recommended by the WHO had lower greenhouse gas emissions than people who exceeded recommended levels of those nutrients.

Study links healthier diets with lower greenhouse gas emissions(Pixabay)
Updated on Nov 30, 2021 06:09 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Leeds [uk]

'Vacate carbon space', India urges G20 nations with high greenhouse gas emission

Union minister RK Singh encouraged the G20 nations to take immediate steps in this direction so that the world community stays on the right track to leave a better planet for our future generations.

Union minister RK Singh addressed G20 energy and climate joint ministerial meeting 2021 on Friday.(Twitter/@power_pib)
Published on Jul 24, 2021 01:17 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

China's emissions grew 1.7% in 2020, only major economy to see increase: Report

China’s emissions grew by 1.7% from the previous year to the equivalent of 14,400 million metric tons of CO2, the group said in a report.

While the emissions growth was below the 3.3% average rate in the past decade, it raises concern about the nation’s ability to meet its 2060 carbon neutrality pledge, research firm Rhodium Group said.(AFP)
Published on Mar 05, 2021 02:45 PM IST
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