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Researchers make more accurate global warming predictions

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 14:41

Australian scientists claimed to have narrowed down the predicted range of global warming which will lead to more accuracy while projecting future level of rise in temperature due to climate change.

Manufacturing one pair of sneakers emits 30 pounds of CO2

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 14:32

A typical pair of running shoes generates 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to keeping a 100-watt light bulb on for one week, a new MIT-led lifecycle assessment has revealed.

'Sector-specific action needed to cut carbon emissions'

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 10:32

The Indian government aims to reduce carbon emissions by 20-25 percent from the 2005 levels by 2020.

Pollution in Beijing reaches dangerous levels

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 10:33

Pollution in Beijing and surrounding areas Thursday returned to dangerous levels for the second time in a week, Chinese environmental authorities said.

‘Beyond the tipping point, climate change consequences will be difficult’

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:45

Prof Godfrey Boyle predicts that the world is headed for disaster, very fast.

Coral reefs at risk from carbon emissions

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:44

Coral reefs across the world are at risk if the carbon emissions are not reduced, says a study.

China to tax carbon emissions

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 10:45

China will impose a new tax on carbon-dioxide emissions as part of policies aimed at protecting the environment and improving air quality, the finance ministry said.

Felling of giant trees can be disastrous

Last Updated: Friday, December 07, 2012, 13:20

The felling of giant trees can be disastrous from the ecological perspective, possibly triggering a vicious cycle of more forest shrinkage and carbon emissions.

Non Kyoto parties need to do more on emissions: EU

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 00:26

The EU today pitched for the need to "decouple" carbon emissions and GDP growth rates while asking major polluters, including non-parties to the Kyoto Protocol, to put in more efforts to reduce their emissions in the shorter term.

Scientist warns of growing carbon emissions

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 09:53

Global discharge of green-house gases are growing three times faster than in the 1990s, which could produce a temperature rise of 4-6 degrees by 2100, a leading Australian scientist has warned.

New software to measure carbon emissions at street level

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 18:02

Scientists from the Arizona State University developed the new measuring system, called Hestia using data from a number of sources including air pollution reports, traffic counts and tax offices.

Restricting global trade unlikely to lower emissio

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 15:33

Restricting world trade through policies such as CO2 tariffs, is not likely to lower global emissions significantly, warns a new report.