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Delivering packages with drones may reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Delivering packages with drones may reduce carbon dioxide emissions

The study said that drones tend to have carbon dioxide emissions advantage over trucks when the drones do not have to fly very far to their destinations or when a delivery route has few recipients.

May 31, 2017, 21:49 PM IST

Now, map to show temperature rise caused by CO2

 Researchers from Canada, in a new study, have marked on a map the temperature rise caused by carbon dioxide emissions.

Jan 22, 2016, 00:22 AM IST

Nearly 60 percent greenhouse gas emissions from energy sector: Govt

Energy sector contributes for nearly 60 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, followed by electricity, industry, agriculture and other sectors, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Dec 21, 2015, 17:15 PM IST
Volkswagen says carbon emission claims proved unfounded

Volkswagen says carbon emission claims proved unfounded

Allegations that Volkswagen lied about the carbon dioxide emissions of up to 800,000 cars appeared to evaporate into thin air on Wednesday as the embattled German car maker said they had been proven to be largely unfounded.

 

Dec 09, 2015, 18:30 PM IST
India won't be bullied into a pact at Paris climate talks: Prakash Javadekar

India won't be bullied into a pact at Paris climate talks: Prakash Javadekar

India has made it clear to the West that it will be firm in its negotiations on climate change but will not be cowed down by aggressive postures taken by anyone, including the United States.

Nov 24, 2015, 21:22 PM IST

Obama says climate one of key challenges of our time

President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time Monday as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.

Aug 04, 2015, 00:34 AM IST
US President Barack Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan

US President Barack Obama poised to unveil major climate change plan

With one eye on his legacy, US President Barack Obama will Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we`ve ever taken" in the fight against climate change. 

Aug 03, 2015, 15:50 PM IST
Economic slump drove drop in CO2 emission in US

Economic slump drove drop in CO2 emission in US

 The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the US between 2007 and 2013 was caused by the global financial recession and not the reduced use of coal, says a study.

Jul 22, 2015, 21:59 PM IST
Air pollution: NGT slams Delhi govt over report on vehicles

Air pollution: NGT slams Delhi govt over report on vehicles

The National Green Tribunal today pulled up the Delhi government over its 'incomplete' inspection report on air pollution caused by vehicles entering the capital.

Jul 22, 2015, 19:58 PM IST
Scientists raise permafrost alarm at UN climate talks

Scientists raise permafrost alarm at UN climate talks

Scientists issued a dire warning today to UN climate negotiators in Bonn of a vicious global warming cycle that will be unlocked with the thawing of carbon-bearing permafrost.

Jun 09, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

Japan says open to G7 carbon emissions target

Japan said on Sunday it would favour the Group of Seven major industrial democracies setting their own target for reducing carbon dioxide emissions in a boost for efforts to combat global warming.

Jun 08, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

Artificial Photosynthesis can help solve carbon emission problem: Study

 A new research has suggested that there is a possibility that carbon emission problem of the world might be solved by a potentially game-changing breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis.

Apr 19, 2015, 15:14 PM IST
Natural gas no miracle cure for climate change: Study

Natural gas no miracle cure for climate change: Study

Fracking technology has driven a boom in natural gas that many hope will prompt a switch away from coal use and put the brakes on the rise in Earth-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Oct 16, 2014, 03:34 AM IST
US power plants world's worst polluters: Report

US power plants world's worst polluters: Report

America's power plants are among the leading global sources of carbon emission than the entire economies of Russia, India, Japan or any other nation put together besides China, a latest report said today.

Sep 19, 2014, 22:41 PM IST
Cab sharing helps cut cost, curbs CO2 emission

Cab sharing helps cut cost, curbs CO2 emission

Sharing a cab may help reduce total travel time by up to 40 percent, with corresponding reductions in operational costs and carbon dioxide emissions, says a new study.

Sep 02, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

Just wind and water to power an island!

El Hierro, the smallest of Canary Islands, is set to become the world`s first islands to be powered entirely by wind and water.

May 29, 2014, 19:47 PM IST

Biofuels from corn less beneficial than reported: Study

Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.

Apr 21, 2014, 18:26 PM IST

Experts seek use of new carbon trapping techniques

With a global push to limit carbon dioxide emissions, energy experts have called for a roadmap to utilise new technologies that help trap emissions from industries.

Feb 14, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

European Commission seeks 2030 CO2 reduction target of 40%

EU member states should cut their carbon dioxide emissions, widely blamed for global warming, by 40 per cent by 2030, the European Commission said today.

Jan 22, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries

Even if carbon dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the greenhouse gas already present in the Earth`s atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years, a new study has found.

Nov 25, 2013, 18:32 PM IST