Showing posts with label CO2. Show all posts
Showing posts with label CO2. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Carbon dioxide emissions drop from U.S. power sector

Carbon dioxide emissions
Because of the increased use of natural gas, carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. power sector were at their lowest in 30 years, a government report read.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise: Study

Rice Becomes Less Nutritious as CO2 Levels Rise
Increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will reduce the nutritional value of rice, according to an international research team that analyzed rice samples from field experiments.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars
The accelerating demise of diesel, long used by carmakers to boost fuel-efficiency, is undermining their plans to meet looming European Union CO2 goals and avoid big annual fines.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CO2 emissions projected to rise in 2017: study

CO2 emissions projected to rise in 2017
Global carbon emissions are expected to rise by 2 percent in 2017, ending a three-year period of nearly no growth, according to a research published on Monday.

Monday, October 30, 2017

UN says atmospheric CO2 levels have hit record high

CO2 levels have hit record high
The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has hit a new high, the UN has said, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

Friday, May 05, 2017

EU CO2 emissions decrease slightly in 2016

Eurostat said on Thursday that compared with 2015, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the European Union (EU) slightly decreased by 0.4 percent in 2016.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Climate change will impact marine food chain

Climate change will cause the marine food web to become less efficient due to a decrease in the ability of animals to utilize their resources efficiently, according to a study published on Thursday by the University of Adelaide in Australia.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Cairo at bottom of list for efforts to minimise transport emissions

A report by the independent London-based Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has ranked Cairo at the bottom of a list of 35 cities ranked for their efforts to minimise greenhouse gas emissions from transport, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Global Warming: March Heat Burns Record as Scientists Warn Time Running Out

A new study suggests that actions must be taken now to limit the effects of global warming, as humanity has just ten years to begin the process of balancing out Earth’s climate. It’s a warning brought home by just-released reports showing that March was the second-hottest month since record keeping began.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

New standard on aircraft CO2 emissions adopted, deputy UN spokesman says

The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has adopted a new aircraft CO2 emissions standard which will reduce the impact of aviation greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, said here Monday.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Poland "strongly critical" about EU emission rulings: development minister

Poland is strongly critical about the EU's new proposals regarding CO2 emissions as they endanger its energy, steel and mining industries, Polish Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

United Arab Emirates to invest $163bn in renewables

The United Arab Emirates has said that it intends to invest $163bn (£134bn) in projects to generate half of the nation's power needs from renewables.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Australia Can Reach Paris Climate Goals Despite Emissions Rise in 2016

Despite the 0.8-percent increase in harmful greenhouse gas emissions in Australia this year, the nation will reach its Paris agreement emissions goal for 2030, a report by Australia's Department of the Environment and Energy said Thursday.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Greenhouse Gas Levels Breaking All Records

The World Meteorological Organization reports the level of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere has reached a record high this year, driven in part by the powerful El Nino event, which started in 2015 and continued well into 2016.

Friday, October 07, 2016

EU welcomes landmark int'l agreement to curb aviation emissions

The European Commission, or the executive body of the European Union, said on Friday it welcomes a new multilateral deal reached by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to reduce international aviation emissions.

Friday, July 22, 2016

2016 on track to be world's hottest year on record

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday warned global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered more records, meaning 2016 is on track to be the world's hottest year on record.

Friday, July 08, 2016

Το φυσικό αέριο ως πράσινη ενέργεια : Αυτόματη ειδικότητα στον τομέα της ενέργειας

Όλη η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση έχει καθορίσει ότι το φυσικό αέριο ανήκει στις πράσινες ενέργειες. Δεν είναι βέβαια μια ανανεώσιμη πηγή ενέργειας αλλά η καύση του παράγει νερό και διοξείδιο του άνθρακα.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Plastic shopping bags in France are now history

A ban on plastic bags distributed at cashiers in French shops came into force Friday, as the country makes the environmentally-friendly shift to recyclable and reusable biodegradable bags.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

France ratifies Paris agreement on climate change

President Francois Hollande on Wednesday ratified the Paris climate agreement to curb green gas emissions, making France the first industrialized nation to ratify the accord.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Scientists turn CO2 into rock in climate change fight

Injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) deep underground and turning it into rock may be a potentially viable way to tackle increasing greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change, an international team of scientists said Thursday.

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