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Climate change: World to miss global greenhouse gas emissions target in 2020, say analysts

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned on Tuesday. Even as Earth is...

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World to install over one trillion watts of clean energy by 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

The world could install more than a trillion watts of renewable power over the next five years, more than the entire current generation capacity of the European Union.

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Poorer nations will suffer climate change effects more than richer nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Climate inequality or climate change effects and mitigation both placing a heavier burden on poor nations has figured in almost all climate negotiations. Poor countries are confronted with a...

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U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fall 2 pct in 2016, led by power industry - EPA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017
Washington: Greenhouse gas emissions from America's largest industrial facilities fell 2 percent in 2016 to 2.99 billion...
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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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IIT-Madras launches second phase of 'Carbon Zero Challenge' to identify innovative solutions to India’s energy problems

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2017

The second phase of the ‘Carbon Zero Challenge’ was recently launched at Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Personalities from academia, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs took part in...

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Poland challenges EU deal on carbon market reform

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 3, 2017

Poland is challenging draft carbon market reforms agreed by most European Union governments this week, saying the deal is not-binding because it did not have the full backing of the bloc's 28...

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Majuli to be India's first ever carbon neutral district

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

Assam government has initiated a project to make river island Majuli the country's first ever Carbon Neutral district by 2020.

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The Government bans some manufacturers from emitting greenhouse gas

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016

The government has issued directions prohibiting certain manufacturers from emitting a potent greenhouse gas with high global warming potential into the atmosphere, the Rajya Sabha was informed...

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