Carbon emission

EU countries approve climate measures after long talks

The 27 EU members found agreement on draft legislation aimed at slashing EU greenhouse gases by at least 55per cent in 2030 compared with 1990 rather than by a previously agreed 40 per cent.

published on : 29th June 2022

India accounts for only 5 per cent of global carbon emissions, says Modi at G7 summit

Meanwhile, PM Modi said the health of humans and the planet are interconnected, and this is why India had adopted the approach of “one world, one health”. 

published on : 28th June 2022

Delhi Airport running on hydro, solar power: DIAL 

DIAL said its switching over to renewable sources for its energy needs will help it reduce indirectly 200,000 tons of carbon emissions.

published on : 23rd June 2022

25 crore units produced, CIAL now second largest power producer in Kerala

The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) -- which runs the world’s first fully solar- powered airport -- has crossed another milestone in its green energy initiative.

published on : 6th June 2022

Buildings in Hyderabad to get greener

 In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, several government offices and private campuses in Hyderabad are planning to adopt green building norms by the next year.

published on : 5th June 2022

Blue Dart signs UNFCCC Climate Neutral Now pledge 

The pledge highlights the organisation's commitment to ambitious carbon emission reduction targets, the statement added.

published on : 2nd June 2022

RK Singh asks states, UTs to set up panels for energy transition

The states and UTs will work on the annual strategy of energy transition under the mandate of the committee. 

published on : 25th May 2022

Bureau of Energy Efficiency advises Andhra to recognise investment potential 

The carbon markets have been successful in reducing greenhouse gas emissions by setting a limit to emissions and enabling their trading.

published on : 18th April 2022

BML Munjal University Summit vows to help mission net zero emission

The summit in its second season had discussions on ‘sustainability’ and how all sectors must align themselves to help India achieve its target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070.

published on : 26th February 2022

Emission reduction via nature-based solutions: EKI Energy Services, Shell Overseas on joint venture

The joint venture will work on the emissions and lower concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to create lasting benefits for people and nature.

published on : 17th December 2021

Climate finance isn't charity, says Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav at COP26

Currently, rich nations provide an estimated $80 billion annually, which poorer nations say isn't enough to develop clean energy systems and to adapt to worsening climate shocks.

published on : 11th November 2021

Why the Climate Equity Monitor is needed

The CEM is meant to bring a shift in awareness, especially in India, to the fact that climate change is a global collective action problem and cannot be solved merely by self-sacrifice

published on : 4th November 2021

China envoy defends emissions, criticizes US under Trump

China, which is heavily dependent on coal-fired power, pledged last year to start reining in its fossil fuel emissions later in this decade and to become carbon neutral by 2060.

published on : 3rd November 2021

India to hit net-zero climate target by 2070: Prime Minister Modi at COP26 climate summit

PM Modi also announced that the carbon intensity of India's economy -- the amount of goods produced per unit of energy -- would be reduced by 45 percent by 2030.

published on : 1st November 2021

If all 2030 climate targets are met, Earth will still heat by 2.7℃ this century. Here's why that's not ok

A report found global targets for net-zero emissions by mid-century could cut another 0.5℃ off global warming. While this is a big improvement, it will still see temperatures rise to 2.2℃ this century

published on : 27th October 2021
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