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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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Subject Tags: Carbon Emissions

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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Airline industry agrees to carbon emissions cap: ICAO

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 7, 2016

The airline industry agreed Thursday on a framework for reducing its carbon footprint at a UN meeting in Montreal, making it the first commercial sector on its own to tackle climate change....

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Wealthy countries should help India to pursue a low-carbon development path: Report

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 23, 2016

India should be given a "generous support package" to pursue its ambitious developmental projects as it has done less harm to the climate than most of the countries despite having 18 per cent...

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Governor Jerry Brown in California signs sweeping legislation to combat climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2016

California will become a petri dish for international efforts to slow global warming under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday, forcing one of the world’s largest economies to...

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Big fight over the aviation industry's flight emission norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 29, 2016

India is likely to join forces with China to lobby for changes - and even partially block - in a UN-brokered global deal to freeze carbon emissions by the aviation industry at 2020 levels....

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