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Airbus charts path to zero emission aviation by 2035

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2020

With pressure mounting on the airline industry to play its part in combating greenhouse gas emissions, European manufacturer Airbus today announced plans for three emissions-free aircraft. The Toulouse-based planemaker said the models could enter commercial service by 2035. “...

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Subject Tags: Airbus , Carbon Emissions

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2020

UNITED NATIONS: Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060. Xi's announcement during a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly is a significant step for the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases....

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Subject Tags: Carbon Emissions , China

Industries to receive lower carbon market compensation as EU attempts to curb 'windfall profits'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 22, 2020

BRUSSELS: Fewer companies will be eligible for state compensation for some European Union carbon costs next year under new rules aimed at forcing polluting industries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions faster. The EU carbon market is the bloc's central policy for cutting...

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India to achieve carbon emissions reducing goal by 35% in 10 yrs: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 10, 2020

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said he was hopeful that India would achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 35% in the next ten years. Addressing a session on Action Agenda for Sustainable and Self Reliant India during the 15th...

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Subject Tags: Carbon Emissions , India

Power sector transformation will get world one third of way to net zero: IEA

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 10, 2020

LONDON: The transformation of the power sector will only get the world one third of the way to a goal of achieving net zero emissions by mid-century, a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are expected to fall...

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BMW Group makes sustainability and efficient resource management central to its strategic direction

By : Chetanya Mehra, Jul 28, 2020

The BMW Group is making sustainability and resource efficiency central to the company’s strategic direction. Chairman of the Board of Management Oliver Zipse announced initial details of this...

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India ranks near bottom of all countries, with particularly low scores on air quality, climate change mitigation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 5, 2020

India ranks 168th out of 180 countries in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities who produce this biennial scorecard of national results on a range of sustainability issues. Commenting on the rankings, Yale...

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India’s CO2 emissions fell by 1% in 2019-20 financial year

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2020

India’s CO2 emissions fell by around 1% in the financial year ending March 2020, which is the first year-on-year reduction recorded since 1982, according to a Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA) . The analysis is based on India’s financial year 2019-20 fossil...

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1.2 bn Indians will live in places as hot as Sahara if emissions not curbed

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2020

More than 1.2 billion people in India would live in places as hot as the Sahara within 50 years if the greenhouse gas emissions keep rising. Overall, home to one-third of the world’s population will become as hot as the desert. This was brought to the fore in the latest...

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Fall in emissions spurred by lockdown unlikely to last in the long run

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 23, 2020

Climate change remains a grave threat despite the reduction in emissions witnessed during the covid-19 lockdown and failure to step up climate action could harm humans, the ecosystem, and economies for centuries, scientists have warned The reduction in emissions because of...

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