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Moon to brighten up your night life?

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 11:31

What if moon emits enough light to make the night sky brighter so that you do not need to switch on power to illuminate roads and streets?

UN climate chief urges `bold` carbon-curbing steps

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:49

The UN climate chief today called on governments to take bold steps to tame carbon emissions after a landmark report said the worldwide aim to limit global warming was still attainable.

Causes, consequences of global climate warming 56 mn years ago revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 17:32

Researchers are studying the causes and consequences of global climate warming that took place 56 million years ago.

OECD chief asks nations to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:02

Countries should work towards phasing out fossil fuel subsidies worth billions of dollars every year that encourage carbon emissions, the chief of OECD, a grouping of mostly developed nations, Angel Gurria said Friday.

EU cuts CO2 emissions for vans by 28 per cent

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 01:35

The European Parliament signed off today on new carbon dioxide restrictions for commercial vans that will slash emissions by 28 per cent from 2020.

US carbon pollution up 2 percent in 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 06:48

Energy-related carbon dioxide pollution grew by 2 per cent last year after declining several years in a row, a government report said.

Quick recipe for producing cheaper hydrogen discovered

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:16

Scientists have discovered a quick-cook recipe for copious volumes of hydrogen (H2).

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.