Carbon Emission

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Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions
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Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions

A developing country using coal to pursue the path of development is justifiable and should not be equated with the West’s high carbon emission model just to maintain its luxurious lifestyle

Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US
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Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US

The stakes for the planet are high: the UN estimates that three quarters of the world's infrastructure by 2050 has yet to be built.

World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow
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World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow

Global economic recovery means coal demand is likely to surpass its 2019 level and retain its crown of being the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.

Germany inaugurates first commercial synthetic kerosene plant; Lufthansa is first customer
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Germany inaugurates first commercial synthetic kerosene plant; Lufthansa is first customer

Burning synthetic kerosene releases only as much CO2 into the atmosphere as was previously removed to produce the fuel, making it “carbon neutral”

Carbon emissions will change ocean surface climate by 2100 by 95 percent: Study
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Carbon emissions will change ocean surface climate by 2100 by 95 percent: Study

Ocean surface climates, defined by surface water temperature, acidity and the concentration of the mineral aragonite support the vast majority of sea life.

Climate repair: These three actions need to be taken to stabilise the planet, ASAP
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Climate repair: These three actions need to be taken to stabilise the planet, ASAP

The challenge of surviving the next 50 years is now seen as a planet-wide existential crisis.

India gives important pre-COP26 meeting in UK a miss due to 'technical difficulties'
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India gives important pre-COP26 meeting in UK a miss due to 'technical difficulties'

India is the third biggest carbon emitter after China and the US; during the G20, India said developed countries should lead the way in reducing emissions.

To reach net-zero emissions and remove CO2 from the air, scientists drawn up six priorities
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To reach net-zero emissions and remove CO2 from the air, scientists drawn up six priorities

Information on CO₂ removal is found in academic literature and focuses on a global scale but actually doing it will involve everyone from local farmers to international financiers.

COVID-19 puts no brakes on India's zeal to fight climate change, but not all steps are emission-free
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COVID-19 puts no brakes on India's zeal to fight climate change, but not all steps are emission-free

Balancing development, economy and controlling carbon emissions is like walking on a razor edge for a country like India, but India will have to keep fighting climate change challenges for its own people and for the world at large

Cornwall, Carbis Bay and COVID-19: What G7 UK 2021 hopes to achieve for the world from 11-13 June
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Cornwall, Carbis Bay and COVID-19: What G7 UK 2021 hopes to achieve for the world from 11-13 June

This edition of the G7 Summit assumes significance as it is the first meet between G7 leaders since the start of the coronavirus pandemic

Stop new fossil fuel projects to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050: IEA report
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Stop new fossil fuel projects to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050: IEA report

Overall, fossil fuels are set to account for only around a fifth of the energy supply by 2050, down from almost four-fifths currently.

Reducing methane is crucial for protecting climate, health yet emissions are rising: UN report
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Reducing methane is crucial for protecting climate, health yet emissions are rising: UN report

Global methane emissions were fairly level about 15 to 20 years ago, but started creeping up over the past five years or so.

Brazil's Amazon forest released more CO2 than it absorbed over the last decade: Study
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Brazil's Amazon forest released more CO2 than it absorbed over the last decade: Study

If the region were to become a source of CO2 rather than a "sink", tackling the climate crisis will be that much harder.

New study finds Sikkim’s urban sacred groves mitigate double the carbon compared to a natural rural forest
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New study finds Sikkim’s urban sacred groves mitigate double the carbon compared to a natural rural forest

The importance of urban forests is reflected in a clutch of India’s forest and environment policies such as the National Agroforestry Policy which supports the increase in the country’s tree cover including tree outside forest (TOF) and urban forest to reduce pollution in the cities.

Airbus estimates its 863 planes delivered in 2019 will emit 740 million tonnes of CO2 in approximately next 22 years
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Airbus estimates its 863 planes delivered in 2019 will emit 740 million tonnes of CO2 in approximately next 22 years

As a point of comparison, France is estimated to have emitted 441 million tonnes of CO2 in 2019.

Lenovo extends 'carbon offset' service to customers in India, Asia Pacific
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Lenovo extends 'carbon offset' service to customers in India, Asia Pacific

Customers can choose from a range of projects overseen by the UN and ClimeCo, a voluntary carbon credits producer in the US.

Stronger, frequent forest fires effecting tree's carbon sink capabilities: Study
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Stronger, frequent forest fires effecting tree's carbon sink capabilities: Study

Researchers said there were 63 percent fewer trees in hard-hit regions compared to areas untouched by fires.

China cracks down on ozone layer harming gas as scientists find tangible drop in emissions
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China cracks down on ozone layer harming gas as scientists find tangible drop in emissions

CFC-11 was outlawed a decade ago under the Montreal Protocol when research revealed its effects on the ozone, along with the effects of similar widely used chemicals.

China's carbon trading scheme: Everything you need to know about the new emission system
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China's carbon trading scheme: Everything you need to know about the new emission system

China is drafting a new climate change law that environmentalists say might address some of the shortcomings in the current carbon trading system.

UNDP report takes into account carbon footprint, says fossil fuel dependency impacts assessment of human progress
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UNDP report takes into account carbon footprint, says fossil fuel dependency impacts assessment of human progress

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner noted that "humans wield more power over the planet than ever before.