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UK official backs Indian stand on carbon emissions cuts

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 21:06

Stating that developing countries like India were right in asking for a differentiated treatment on cutting down of carbon footprint, a top British official today said negotiators should be more "pragmatic" and help find consensus by 2015.

Repeal of Australia`s carbon tax moves closer

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 15:51

A bill to abolish an Australian carbon tax designed to combat climate change cleared parliament`s lower house Thursday with the new conservative government saying "it doesn`t work".

EU on track for climate targets

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:08

The European Union is on track to meet its 2020 targets for reducing carbon emissions and switching to cleaner energy sources, its environmental watchdog said Wednesday.

First-ever global deal struck on airline CO2 emissions

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 20:27

A first-ever global deal on curbing the airline industry`s rising carbon emissions was agreed Friday, the International Civil Aviation Organization said, though hammering out the details could take years.

WWF opens nominations for Climate Solver awards

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 19:41

Environment advocacy group World Wildlife Fund-India Friday invited nominations from small and medium enterprises for its Climate Solver Awards 2013.

Set to meet 2020 carbon emissions target: US

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:02

The US is on the way to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions and by 2020 it will reduce it by 17 percent from what it was in 2005, a government report said.

US to limit emissions at new power plants

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 13:40

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed Friday to limit carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants, in a bid to implement President Barack Obama`s plan to fight climate change.

DGCA measures lead Indian airlines, airports to cut emissions

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 10:59

All Indian scheduled passenger airlines operating domestic and international destinations slashed their carbon footprint by 6.6 percent in 2012 compared with the previous year, the Carbon Footprint Report 2012 has said.

Scientists turn CO2 emissions into brick-type building material

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 19:23

A group of Australian researchers are reportedly testing a plant that could turn the harmful carbon emissions into useful building material like bricks.

Free market forces best bet to reduce global carbon emissions: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 11:43

A new study has revealed that the best way to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change is through the use of market forces.

Obama announces emmisions cut plan for first time

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 08:46

US President Barack Obama has unveiled the country`s first national climate action plan, pledging to limit carbon emissions from American power plants.

DGCA to set up task force to monitor carbon emissions by aircraft

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 18:46

Aviation regulator DGCA would set up an environment task force to monitor and check carbon emissions by aircraft operating in the country and ask all Indian carriers to set up similar cells of their own.