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China launches TanSat for three-year mission to monitor global carbon emissions

China launches TanSat for three-year mission to monitor global carbon emissions

During its three-year mission, TanSat will thoroughly examine global carbon dioxide levels every 16 days, accurate to at least 4 ppm (parts per million).  

Dec 22, 2016, 10:12 AM IST
India's carbon emissions increased by over 5% in 2015: Study

India's carbon emissions increased by over 5% in 2015: Study

India contributed 6.3 per cent of all global CO2 emissions, with emissions increasing 5.2 per cent, in 2015 continuing a period of strong growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK and the Global Carbon Project.

Nov 14, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

Global carbon emissions remain flat for third year

The researchers said that carbon emissions did not grow last year and the projected rise of only 0.2 per cent for 2016 marks a clear break from the rapid emissions growth of 2.3 per cent per year in the decade to 2013, with just 0.7 per cent growth seen in 2014.

Nov 14, 2016, 11:55 AM IST
China targets 18% carbon emissions cut by 2020: Report

China targets 18% carbon emissions cut by 2020: Report

The Chinese cabinet has rolled out a fresh climate plan which says that the levels would be cut with next 4 years compared to 2015 levels.

Nov 05, 2016, 21:20 PM IST