greenhouse gas

China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

China is the country with the world's highest emissions, while India is third.

published on : 31st July 2021

Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more Co2 per passenger than flights

What are the environmental consequences of a space tourism industry likely to be? Bezos boasts his Blue Origin rockets are greener than Branson’s VSS Unity.

published on : 21st July 2021

Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary asks energy department to identify investment potential

Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das emphasised the need to study advanced technology and opportunities to adopt in the state.

published on : 19th July 2021

Top court orders German govt to set post-2030 climate goals

Germany, like other European Union countries, aims to cut emissions by 55% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels.

published on : 29th April 2021

Biden cranks up US ambition as summit lifts climate hopes

Biden will announce that the world's largest economy will cut emissions blamed for climate change by 50 to 52 percent by 2030 compared with 2005 levels, officials said.

published on : 22nd April 2021

India committed to decarbonising its economy as responsible global citizen: Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

A decarbonised economy is based on low-carbon power sources that therefore has a minimal output of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into the atmosphere.

published on : 22nd April 2021

President Biden to pledge halving USA's greenhouse gases by 2030: Sources

The proposal would require dramatic changes in the power and transportation sectors, including significant increases in renewable energy.

published on : 21st April 2021

Biden pressed on emissions goal as climate summit nears

Scientists, environmental groups and even business leaders are calling on Biden to set a target that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.

published on : 19th April 2021

EU leaders agree to reduce emissions after all-night talks

Negotiations were punctuated throughout the night by intense discussions in the plenary session and multiple chats in smaller groups on the sidelines.

published on : 11th December 2020

European Union agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 55 per cent by 2030

The leaders had debated climate change measures for eight long hours, dragging a summit that started on Thursday through into the morning.

published on : 11th December 2020

UK PM Boris Johnson sets 'ambitious' new emissions cut target for 2030

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced an 'ambitious' new target to reduce the UK's greenhouse gas emissions.

published on : 4th December 2020