WWF teams up with Baidu Mobile Apps to raise awareness about carbon emissions

WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) will be partnering with Baidu Mobile Apps, developer of the world's most popular Android utility apps, to raise awareness about carbon emissions through a fun online game and social media campaign from December 24th to 31st, 2015.

Paris agreement only first step, says Tibetan official

The agreement in Paris on climate change is a step in the right direction, but it is only a first step, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said on Tuesday.

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Global plant growth not keeping pace with CO2 emissions

Global plant growth not keeping pace with CO2 emissions

The study found that global plant growth has indeed increased over the past 30 years, but not as much as expected given the change in atmospheric CO2 concentrations.

New method to develop alternative fuel from ethanol

Researchers have developed a more efficient way of converting ethanol to a better alternative fuel without creating unwanted byproducts.

Aggressive climate pact needed to check rising emissions: Researchers

Aggressive climate pact needed to check rising emissions: Researchers

Developing countries, including India, have recently joined in the effort to slow down climate change by setting targets for reducing their emissions.

147 world leaders to attend Paris climate summit: France

A total 147 heads of state and government so far will attend a climate summit due to start in Paris next week, the French government said today.

Volkswagen says will pay clients' tax rap over carbon emissions

German auto giant Volkswagen will foot the bill for any additional taxes owed by customers who bought its vehicles that pollute more than originally claimed, its chief executive wrote in a letter to EU ministers Friday.

Low pollution Euro-VI fuels be to introduced by 2020: Pradhan

 India will shift to Euro-VI emission compliant petrol and diesel by 2020 to cut carbon emissions, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

Global warming to accelerate drylands expansion: Study

Global warming to accelerate drylands expansion: Study

Researchers from Lanzhou University in China released study results on climate change in the world's dryland regions recently.

Calls for more carbon emissions-cutting efforts

Advanced and emerging economies have made progress in cutting green gas emissions but more efforts are needed to tackle global warming and stop climate deterioration, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said here on Tuesday.

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

India's Climate Action Plan ambitious, progressive: Javadekar

 India's Climate Action Plan submitted to the United Nations was "comprehensive, ambitious and progressive" which will help reduce emission intensity to a large extent, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday.

Brazil to generate more GDP if cuts carbon emissions

 Brazil can generate an extra $148 billion of gross domestic product (GDP) from 2015 to 2030 if the government adopts measures to reduce carbon emissions, a report says.

Cannot condemn developing world at low carbon stage: India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on "climate justice" underscores the need for equity for developing countries which should not be condemned for their developmental activities and there should be a common but differentiated responsibility, a top official has said.

'India could announce INDCs on reducing emissions on Oct 2'

Notwithstanding the October 1 deadline to submit Intended Nationally Determined Contributions on reducing emissions, India could declare it on the next day with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi providing "a very good opportunity," a top official has said.

China says major pollutant emissions declined

 China, the world's second largest pollutor, today said major pollutants in the country have witnessed a steep decline in the first six month of 2015 following measures initiated by it to combat emissions.

Govt calls for utilising rooftop space for solar projects

The Centre has asked its ministries, States and all educational institutions across the country to utilise the space available with them to install grid connected solar rooftop systems.

We're not acting fast enough on global warming: Barack Obama in Alaska

We're not acting fast enough on global warming: Barack Obama in Alaska

Addressing a Arctic climate change conference in Alaska, Barack Obama made an urgent plea to the world to identify the dangers of global warming.