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Exxon to buy renewable diesel from Global Clean Energy for five years

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 12, 2020

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil said on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Global Clean Energy to buy 2.5 million barrels of renewable diesel per year for five years to help reduce its carbon...

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UK Confirmed as 1st Co-Chair in India-Led Climate Change Initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020

The UK on March 23, 2020, was confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). The coalition was established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is a voluntary international grouping,...

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cKinetics acquires CaliforniaCarbon.info business and enhances offerings in the Climate Analytics space

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

PRESS RELEASE

cKinetics, a global Sustainability Advisory firm with a specialized practice for Sustainability and Climate finance, today announced its acquisition of...

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Dozens Of Countries Could Reverse Carbon Emissions Just By Caring For Nature

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

Most of the greenhouse-gas emissions in the world’s tropical countries derive from environmental destruction, and according to a new report, those emissions could be reversed relatively easily and cheaply through improved stewardship. But natural climate solutions are...

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Coal endures as world's favorite fuel for electricity generation

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 17, 2019

Coal consumption is set to rise in the coming years as growing demand for electricity in developing countries outpaces a shift to cleaner sources of electricity in industrialized nations. While use of the most polluting fossil fuel had a historic dip in 2019, the...

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Longest UN climate talks end with no deal on carbon markets, UN chief 'disappointed'

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 16, 2019

The longest UN climate talks ended here on Sunday with no deal on carbon markets as delegates from almost 200 countries failed to come up with more ambitious targets to cut greenhouse gases to fulfil the terms of the 2015 Paris agreement, prompting UN chief Antonio Guterres...

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MNRE invites bids for evaluation of New National Biogas and Organic Manure Program

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has invited an expression of interest for conducting an independent evaluation of the implementation of the national biogas and organic manure programmes implemented across 13 states. The ministry has been implementing the programme...

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India accounts for the highest number of deaths among G20 nations due to air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

More than a million people die in India every year as a result of outdoor air pollution, due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases and, compared to the total population, this is the highest level in the Group of Twenty (G20) countries, Climate...

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India, US and China saw biggest rises in greenhouse gas emissions last year: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 7, 2019

India, the US and China saw some of the biggest rises in greenhouse gas emissions last year due to booming energy consumption dominated by fossil fuels, putting global climate goals at risk, according to a new report. Emissions jumped 6.3% in India, rose 3.4% in the US and 2....

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Electric Vehicle Adoption Overshadowed By SUV Boom

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 17, 2019

There are now 200 million SUVs on the roads globally, up from 35 million in 2010, according to data the International Energy Agency (IEA). In fact, 60 percent of the increase of the global vehicle fleet since 2010 came from SUVs. Because SUVs are significantly less fuel...

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