Showing posts with label greenhouse gas emissions. Show all posts
Showing posts with label greenhouse gas emissions. 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.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Global tourism causes 10th of all greenhouse gas emissions

the United States was the single largest emitter of tourism-related carbon emissions
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Sydney shows that global tourism, a trillion-dollar industry, contributes significantly to greenhouse gas emissions and its carbon footprint is expanding rapidly.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Climate Change to Force 143 Million People to Migrate Internally: Report

Climate Change to Force 143 Million People to Migrate Internally
Climate change will push tens of millions of people to migrate within their countries by 2050, said a latest report by the World Bank Group.

Friday, December 15, 2017

EU reaches agreement against climate change

the EU forests absorb the equivalent of nearly 10 percent of the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions each year.
The European Parliament and the European Council on Thursday reached a provisional agreement on accounting of emissions from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF).

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

COP 23: Syria will join Paris Climate Accord

Syrian representatives at the 23rd United Nations Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP 23) in Bonn have announced that their country will belatedly join the Paris Climate Accord, German media dpa and Spiegel reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

UN climate talks open in Bonn

COP 23
The 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) kicked off in Bonn on Monday with a call to adhere to the path of Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Beijing to cut emission in winter heating season

Beijing winter
Beijing plans to cut over 1,800 tonnes of nitric oxide emissions during this year's winter heating season, said Beijing Thermal Group Sunday.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Heavy polluting vehicles
The UK government is set to announce a complete ban on the sale of all petrol and diesel fuelled cars from 2040, when all vehicles must be fully electric.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

100 companies produce 71% of global emissions : report

Some 71 per cent of global emissions are produced by just 100 companies, a new greenhouse gases (GHG) study has found.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

US withdrawal from Paris accord not to change anything: environmental activist

The withdrawal by the United States from the Paris Agreement "will not change anything" on the efficiency of the climate change multi-lateral agreement, a climate justice campaigner said on Wednesday.

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Carbon dioxide concentration level hits record high in Japan in 2016: weather agency

The average atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration level hit record high in Japan in 2016, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said on Wednesday.

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.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Científicos predicen una 'inundación del siglo' que afectaría a millones de europeos

Un nuevo estudio del Centro Común de Investigación (JRC, por sus siglas en inglés) de la Comisión Europea afirma que masivas inundaciones costeras podrían provocar la muerte de millones de personas en el continente, si continúa aumentando la emisión de gases que contribuyen al calentamiento global.

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.

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.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Prospects of US greenhouse gas emission reduction uncertain under Trump administration

US President-elect Donald Trump, who called climate change a "hoax," may dramatically alter the path set by the Obama administration on reductions of emission, leaving the fate of climate-change research uncertain.

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.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) gases: Almost 200 nations agree 'monumental' deal to cut greenhouse gases

In a major international step towards battling climate change, 197 nations hammered out a legally binding deal to cut back on the greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners.

Sunday, October 02, 2016

India signs Paris pact to tackle climate change

India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, has formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change, according to the UN.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

New Zealand gov't to ratify Paris climate change agreement

The New Zealand government will ratify the Paris agreement on climate change by the end of the year, Climate Change Issues Minister Paula Bennett said on Wednesday.

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