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Antarctica alone may lift seas a meter by 2100: scientists

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

Melting ice from Antarctica could raise oceans by a metre before 2100 at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, doubling previous forecasts for sea level rise, according to a study released...

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No rise in CO2 emissions globally for 2nd year in a row

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 18, 2016

In a surprising bit of good news concerning the bleak climate change scenario, preliminary data shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning of fossil fuels did not increase in...

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EU nations hand out 535 million free carbon permits for 2016

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2016

European nations have handed out a combined 535 million free European Union carbon permits to industry to cover 2016 emissions, the European Commission said on Thursday.

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Solar power cost competitiveness to help India meet emission targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 21, 2016

Private energy producers once again bid for solar power projects at the lowest-ever tariffs in the latest auction that concluded on 19 January as India strives to cut carbon emissions by 35% and...

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Zero Emission Green e-rickshaws To Hit Indian Streets Soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2015

India will witness a significant increase in growth opportunities and investments in the field of waste management and lakhs of job opportunities will be created in this sector, Sanjay K Singh,...

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Global Carbon Emissions Could Stall In 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2015

Only a few weeks after it was revealed that carbon emissions nearly stalled in 2014, new figures suggest carbon emissions could stall in 2015.

New figures from researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Global Carbon Project suggest that global carbon...

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CO2 Emissions Growth Almost Stalled In 2014

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2015

Global CO2 emissions growth almost stalled in 2014, slowing to only 0.5% growth compared to 2013, according to new figures released this week.

A new report published by ...

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One Million Clean Cookstoves Cut CO2 Emissions, Fuel Costs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 26, 2015

Wood-burning clean cookstoves are pretty low-tech compared to many of the devices, gadgets, and concepts usually featured at CleanTechnica. Their impact, however, ranks right up there with much more complex clean technology....

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Not Good Enough: Meta-Analysis Of Climate INDC Studies

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2015

Last week, analysts Kelly Levin and Taryn Fransen of the World Resources Institute munched and crunched about a dozen very recent reports that examine how far the world’s climate action commitments (intended nationally determined contributions) will combat global warming. Not...

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October 2015 becomes first month to cross key global warming boundary

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 19, 2015

The planet has not been only record warm this year, it's been so unusually mild that the temperature records themselves have set records of their own. This is the case with October 2015, according to new preliminary NASA data released Tuesday.

The information shows...

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