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NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

`Barack Obama`s carbon emission policy to benefit India`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 07:11

The new ambitious carbon emission standards announced by the Obama administration can usher in a great India-US cooperation on low-carbon growth strategies, a top Indian industrialist has said.

Carbon emission: Know all about it

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:19

As the name suggests, it is manly the amount of Carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted into the atmosphere including many gases that negatively influence the quality of the air subsequently increasing the greenhouse effect.

US to cut carbon emission from power plants by 30 %

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 20:59

The US will cut carbon emission from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the world`s largest economy, by 30 % by 2030, an ambitious target that marks the first-ever attempt at limiting such pollution.

Obama to unveil new carbon emission limits

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 13:03

US President Barack Obama is poised to unveil sweeping new limits on carbon emissions in the fight against climate change.

In climate change fight, Obama gets tough on coal

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 07:42

US President Barack Obama is doubling down in the fight against climate change.

EU to beat 2020 climate change targets, split over 2030 ones

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 02:45

The European Union will cut its carbon emissions in 2020 by a bigger margin than it has pledged it would under United Nation climate change treaties, a meeting of the bloc`s environment ministers was told on Wednesday.

India, China must be responsible to combat climate change: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 07, 2014, 11:06

Moments after releasing a report on the impact of climate change in the US, the White House has said it is essential that countries with high carbon emission, such as Indian and China, be responsible in addressing this major challenge.

Forests key to sustainable development, existence of humans

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 14:36

A new study has warned that the destruction of forests, that made earth habitable for mammals in the first place, will lead to the decline of all mammals, including humans.

China-India cooperation on carbon emission to benefit both: Daily

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 23:29

Coordinated efforts by China and India will help in moving both the countries towards global sustainability goals in carbon emission, a leading Chinese daily said Wednesday.

Climate risk from wind farms is minimal: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 00:21

Concerns that giant wind farms aimed at easing climate change in fact aggravate the problem are misplaced, a scientific study said today.

New catalyst turns greenhouse gases into useful chemicals

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 17:34

Scientists have discovered a new method to convert harmful greenhouse gases into chemicals which can produce synthetic fuels, while reducing industrial carbon dioxide emissions by up to 40 percent.