Carbon emission

Main Volkswagen brand speeds up shift towards cleaner electric technology

Volkswagen also plans to offer self-driving vehicles and wants to develop operating systems - the heart of future electric cars - on its own to cash in on data-based business models. Volkswagen has earmarked around 16 billion euros in hybridization and digitalisation up to 2025.

Mar 06, 2021, 17:28 PM IST

Indian Railways' carbon emission will be zero by 2030, says Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday (August 26) said that the Indian Railways has set a target of reducing carbon emission to zero by the end of 2030.

Aug 27, 2020, 06:59 AM IST

17 per cent decline in global carbon emissions due to COVID-19 lockdown: Study

The coronavirus-triggered lockdown has led to a steep fall in global carbon emissions by 17 per cent in early April as compared to 2019 levels with India's emissions dropping by 26 per cent, according to a study.

May 20, 2020, 14:45 PM IST

Google to neutralise carbon emission for device shipments by 2020

The tech giant reportedly uses post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in its portfolio of Nest thermostats, with the new pledge set to boost its use of the material, as well as recycled metals.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit

UN negotiators hope the gathering of EU heads of state will show commitment to the 2015 Paris pact to limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Jun 17, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

India makes a green statement, launches BS-IV fuel

India on Saturday made a formal launch of BS-IV grade fuel across the country to keep carbon emission in check and set a target of ushering in BS-VI fuel by April 2020.

Apr 01, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

India to cut carbon emission levels substantially: Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India would cut carbon emission levels substantially by 2030 by expanding renewable energy.

Dec 01, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Much emission curbs can hit India's competitiveness: Goyal

 Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris next week, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday that too many restrictions on carbon emission would curb India's competitive strength.

Nov 27, 2015, 00:41 AM IST

Odisha scientists win NASA award for innovative technology that prevents flat tyres!

Now, TycheeJuno, a team from Odisha headed by Sameer Panda from Odisha has come up with a unique technology to prevent tyre burst and the accidents they can cause. 

Nov 10, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

2 crore LED bulbs distributed: How DELP is helping save the govt Rs 2.9 crore a day

This scheme was aimed at minimising the carbon footprint and also reducing peak power demand by close to 700 MW through lower energy consumption.

Oct 23, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

PM Modi visits world's first carbon-free Masdar City

Before he heads to Dubai for a mega meeting with 50,000 members of the Indian community this evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured Masdar in Abu Dhabi, a zero-carbon smart city.


Aug 17, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Javadekar urges developed world to stick to old agendas at Paris conference

 Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.

Jul 19, 2015, 23:30 PM IST

Indianised solutions key to fight climate change: Minister

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Experts representing different part of the world urge for localised solutions to fight the global challenge of climate change.

Jun 22, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Paris climate meet must have universal agreement: French envoy

French Ambassador Francois Richier Thursday said the climate change conference in Paris later this year should frame a "universal agreement" of all countries' commitment to reduce rising temperature and that it must address different situations of carbon emission faced by them.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

'Poor in India can't pay for 150 years of pollution by West'

India has asked the developed world to bear the "burden of the cross" for pumping carbon dioxide into the air for the past 150 years as a poor man in India cannot be told to pay more for a cleaner planet.

May 22, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Artificial Photosynthesis can help solve carbon emission problem: Study

 A new research has suggested that there is a possibility that carbon emission problem of the world might be solved by a potentially game-changing breakthrough in artificial photosynthesis.

Apr 19, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Prabhu wants Commonwealth countries to take common stand on Paris talks

Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, who has been critical of the idea of India aligning with China on climate change talks, Saturday favoured "mobilisation" of Commonwealth countries, including India, on the issue for a better deal at the Paris meet.

Feb 07, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

MNCs should help India with technology to cut emission: Debroy

In stead of giving advice, global companies should come forward with their plan of action to help developing nations like India reduce carbon emission and protect environment, newly created NITI Aayog's member Bibek Debroy said on Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Upcoming budget to hold roadmap for India's actions on climate change: Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday hoped that the upcoming Budget will give a clear indication as to how India would "walk the talk" on climate issues while negotiating a deal on emission cuts in Paris later this year.

Feb 03, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

India, US announce steps to promote clean energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday dismissed that there was any pressure to ink a pact similar to US-China agreement on emission cuts as India and the US announced important steps to promote clean energy and confront climate change.

Jan 25, 2015, 20:31 PM IST