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China launches satellite to monitor global carbon emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2016

China today launched a global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite to understand climate change, hours after it lifted nearly a week-long red alert for the worst smog that engulfed about 40...

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Not ready for BS-IV switch: Auto industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 15, 2016

To check toxic emissions from heavy diesel vehicles, the Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) recently directed manufacturers that all vehicles sold from April 1...

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Survey predicts 3000% rise in vehicles and a 706% leap in CO2 emissions in Mumbai from 2015 to 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2016

Mumbai is likely to witness a 3000% rise in the number of vehicles and a 706% leap in CO2 emissions by 2050 as against 2015, according to an international study. Authorities need to focus on...

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Shell to Link Executive Bonuses to Emissions Targets, CEO Says

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 2, 2016

Shell plans to link executive bonuses to greenhouse gas emissions and take other actions to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Canada to phase out coal power by 2030

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2016

Canada announced on Monday it will virtually eliminate the use of traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, a stance contrasting sharply with that of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has...

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Microsoft saves $10 million by reducing carbon dioxide emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2016

More than $10 million has been saved every year and emissions reduced by the equivalent of 7.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide through investments in energy efficiency, green power and carbon...

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India’s carbon emission grew over 5 per cent in 2015: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2016

While global carbon emission saw “almost no growth” last year, India’s emission grew by 5.2 per cent in 2015, says a study. Global carbon emissions from...

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Emissions Must Be Cut A Further 25% To Avoid “Dangerous Climate Change”: UNEP

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

Global emissions must be cut a further 25% beyond existing pledges if we are to have any chance of minimizing dangerous climate change, according to a new report from the United Nations...

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Bengaluru scientists enter semifinals of $20m green prize

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 24, 2016

A Bengaluru team is the sole representative from India to make it to the semifinals of a $20-million global challenge to convert carbon dioxide emissions from natural gas and power plants into...

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Initiatives for "Zero Carbon Mission Zone"

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 21, 2016

To make Tirumala a "Zero Carbon Emission Zone", Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams(TTD) is mulling introduce electrical buses soon.

The TTD executive officer D Sambasiva Rao said that the battery cars are of...

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