carbon dioxide emission

Aluminium use in automobiles reduces pollution: Nalco CMD

Aluminium use in automobiles reduces pollution: Nalco CMD

 Growing application of aluminium in automobile industry has not only increased fuel efficiency but also reduced the vehicular pollution, said Nalco CMD T K Chand.

Oct 17, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

How increased CO2 emission led to greatest mass extinction

In a warning of how lethal increased carbon dioxide emission could be, researchers found the greatest extinction of all time that happened 252 million years ago was due to the huge amount of carbon dioxide the Earth's oceans absorbed from volcanic eruptions.

Apr 10, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

Impact of single carbon dioxide emission felt within 10 years

The climate warming caused by a single carbon emission takes only about 10 years to reach its maximum effect, according to a new study which refutes the common belief that today's emissions won't be felt for decades and that they are a problem for future generations.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:04 PM IST
'Natural gas usage won't help curb CO2 emission'

'Natural gas usage won't help curb CO2 emission'

Increased use of natural gas will not help arrest carbon dioxide (CO2) emission significantly because it delays the widespread construction of low-carbon energy facilities, such as solar arrays, says a US-based study.

Sep 25, 2014, 14:10 PM IST

US energy carbon dioxide emission down by 3.8%

The US dropped its emission of carbon dioxide by 3.8 percent last year, the second biggest drop since 1990, US Department of Energy said in a statement.

Oct 22, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

Reduction in carbon dioxide emission urged for survival of coral reefs

A new study suggests that deep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions are required to prevent coral reefs around the world from dying off.

Jun 29, 2013, 21:34 PM IST

How carbon gets stored in the Southern Ocean

Scientists have shed light on how carbon is drawn down from the surface of the Southern Ocean to the deep waters beneath.

Jul 30, 2012, 17:48 PM IST

Mexico City closes world`s largest trash dump

Authorities in the Mexican capital said Monday that concerns about pollution of the air and nearby underground aquifers led them to close a municipal trash dump described as the largest in the world.

Dec 20, 2011, 11:28 AM IST

Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study

Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from forests by 14 percent, researchers said.

Oct 24, 2011, 17:17 PM IST