Top 20 footballers emit 500 tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2019
International status of football means the world’s best players spend a lot of their time travelling all over the globe to appear in European and international fixtures, but while they do so they continue to rack up air miles and cause further damage to the planet — often without doing enough or anything to offset it.
Carbon dioxide emissions slow down on weak growth, less coal use
The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, said the total em...
'Do it for our children,' parents plead at UN climate meet
The plea comes the day before young climate strikers led by Swedish teen activist ...
Weak growth in carbon dioxide emissions in 2019 due to an unexpected decline in global coal use
Despite the slowdown, global carbon dioxide emissions are projected to rise by 0.6 percent in 2019. This increase though substantially lower compared to the previous two years--1.5% in 2017 and 2.1% in 2018—is due to a robust growth in natural gas and oil use. Natural gas has been the dominant driver of global emissions since 2012.
Climate Change: Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019
In its annual analysis of fossil fuel trends, the Global Carbon Project said CO2 emissions were on course to rise 0.6 percent this year -- slower than previous years but still a world away from what is needed to keep global warming in check.
Act now or temperatures will rise 3-5 degrees, scientists warn leaders
This steady increase in temperature that manifests as climate variability and rising incidence of extreme weather events is taking a toll on human health and food production capacities. As a result, after nearly a decade global hunger is seeing an increase and displacement of people from their homes is on the rise, scientists said.
Switching to renewable energy could cut power generation health impact by 80%
Emissions from power generation account for around 40 percent of all energy-related carbon pollution, and demand for energy is predicted to rise globally for years to come.
Renewables are booming, but not fast enough to cap greenhouse emissions
The IEA’s report tracks the different paths the world can take, with government policies shaping the energy industry. While clean energy leaves some reason for optimism, the gap is widening between what scientists say is necessary and how industry’s energy needs are evolving.
Smokeless, flameless stoves are powering Rashtrapati Bhavan and PMO’s kitchen
Cook stove may not be the ideal product to innovate, but Hari Rao clearly saw an opportunity. Despite challenges, Rao had the fire in his belly to start Agnisumukh, a biogas-based automated cooking equipment that saves more than 30% gas fuels.
Nuclear power generators helps avoid 500 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emission last year
Nuclear generation in Asia continued its rapid growth in 2018, increasing by 12%. By replacing coal-fired generation nuclear energy avoided the emission of over 500 million tonnes of carbon dioxide last year.
View: Sorry Greta, India needs more coal to power growth
India must expand its coal production from 600 mn tonnes to a 1 bn tonnes per year to meet basic needs.
NTPC increases capacity of 2 thermal power stations
The total installed power generation capacity of NTPC and NTPC group has become 48,645 MW and 57,106 MW.
Humanity must rescue oceans to rescue itself, UN warns
Crumbling ice sheets, rising seas, melting glaciers, ocean dead zones, toxic algae blooms -- a raft of impacts on sea and ice are decimating fish stocks, destroying renewable sources of fresh water, and incubating superstorms that will ravage some megacities every year, according to a landmark assessment approved by the 195-nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
Climate change: Australian school children kick off global protests
Thousands of protesters are gathering at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations begins ahead of a UN climate summit in New York. Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a "global climate strike" started Friday in Sydney and Canberra. Australia is the world's largest exporter of coal and liquid natural gas.
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