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A world first - This giant machine sucks CO2 directly from air

A world first - This giant machine sucks CO2 directly from air

Developers say the Climeworks AG facility opened near Zurich last week can capture about 900 tons of CO2 from the air each year.

'Clean' coal won't be viable until 2030, says energy analysis

'Clean' coal won't be viable until 2030, says energy analysis

RepuTex argued that the rising price and the falling cost of energy storage made renewable energy the cheapest source of reliable power in Australia.

NASA research aims to cut aviation fuel use by half

NASA research aims to cut aviation fuel use by half

NASA has zeroed in on five green technology concepts that have the potential to transform the aviation industry in the next decade by reducing aircraft fuel use by half and emissions by 75 per cent.

Old e-cigarette device emits more harmful chemicals

The study from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in the US found that e-cigarettes can lead to emissions of toxic chemicals such as acrolein and formaldehyde.

Paris climate deal is weak, unambitious, says CSE

"The draft Paris agreement continues to be weak and unambitious as it does not include any meaningful targets for developed countries to reduce their emissions," said Sunita Narain, director general of CSE, in a statement.

Atmospheric conditions, local emissions choke Delhi

Delhi Pollution Control Committee's real-time readings showed that suspended particulate matter, PM 2.5 and PM 10, levels were way above the safe limits of 60 and 100 micrograms per cubic metre in multiple areas of the city.

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

The new camera can be used to measure emissions from many environments including sewage sludge deposits, combustion processes, animal husbandry and lakes.

Paris climate change summit, Day 1: As it happened

The heads of state and governments have gathered in Paris to set the agenda for the Summit, aimed at reaching a landmark global deal on limiting emissions.

 

 

Beijing to adopt world's strictest emissions standard

The Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau has started soliciting public opinion about its sixth-phase emissions standard, the world's strictest, due to be implemented starting December 1, 2017.

EU was warned of vehicle emissions rigging in 2013: Report

EU was warned of vehicle emissions rigging in 2013: Report

One of the biggest scandals in the history of the automobile sector came to light after German carmaker Volkswagen admitted it had fitted 11 million of its vehicles with software designed to cheat official checks.

Auto CO2 emissions 40% higher than claimed: Report

Auto CO2 emissions 40% higher than claimed: Report

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from cars registered in Europe in 2014 were 40 per cent higher on average than their manufacturers claimed, said a report prompting calls Wednesday for an investigation.

Cities sign climate pledge in boost to global deal

Leading cities and regions on Thursday promised ambitious cuts to emissions blamed for climate change, hoping to boost efforts for a global deal.

Maruti Suzuki to bring in new green technologies to cut emissions

Car market leader Maruti Suzuki is planning to bring new green technologies, which could include parent Suzuki's mild hybrid system and downsized direct-injection turbo petrol engine to cut emissions by enhancing fuel efficiency.