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India among highest greenhouse gas emitters in 2016, big coal consumer

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

Despite the Narendra Modi government’s claims of being committed to the Paris Climate Agreement, India registered one of the largest increases in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2016, in...

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Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2017

Global emissions of climate-warming carbon dioxide remained static in 2016, a welcome sign that the world is making at least some progress in the battle against global warming by halting the...

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Major correction to satellite data shows 140% faster warming since 1998

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

Researchers from Remote Sensing Systems (RSS), based in California, have released a substantially revised version of their lower tropospheric temperature record.

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US tech giants join alliance to honour Paris climate agreement

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2017

Facebook and Google are among the top US tech giants who have joined an alliance to fight global warming by reducing carbon emissions to honour the Paris Agreement on climate change, days after...

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'Heat island' effect may double climate change costs for world

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

Climate change could cost the world's major cities twice as much as the rest of the planet because of the extra heat created by the urban jungle, a latest analysis of 1,692 cities across the...

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EU nations consider lowering energy savings targets: draft

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 5, 2017

EU nations are considering lowering targets on energy savings after 2021, a draft document seen by Reuters shows, in what climate campaigners say would be blow to the European Union's goals to...

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'India's temperature rose by 0.60 degree over last 110 years'

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2017

India's temperature has risen by nearly 0.60 degree celsius over the last 110 years and extreme events like heat waves have increased in the last 30 years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday...

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India launches phase-out plan of the harmful refrigerant HCFC

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2017

Adhering to its global commitment, India on Monday launched the country's latest plan to phase-out one of the key refrigerants - Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) - under its ultimate goal to end...

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Republican elders in US float a new carbon tax

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 9, 2017

Hoping to jump-start the debate on climate change, a group of high-profile Republicans that includes three former Cabinet secretaries is calling for a substantial new carbon tax, and then to...

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World likely to cross 1.2°C global warming level this year

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 15, 2016

World Meteorological Organisation shows record temperature rise in Status of the Global Climate in 2016 report

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