Power producers seek more time to install emission controlling FGD technology
As per a government order, all thermal power plants in India have to install the flue gas de-sulphurisation (FGD) technology that reduces sulphur oxides emissions on burning of coal, in a phased manner by December 2022.
ArcelorMittal Europe unveils net-zero emission plan
ArcelorMittal Europe is investing in two routes to carbon neutrality, Smart Carbon and an...
By 2030, India hope to be world’s first 100% green railway with net zero-emission: Piyush Goyal
Commerce & Railway Minister Piyush Goyal atte...
Tech Mahindra signs UN Global Compact Initiative to reduce emissions
By moving towards a zero-carbon resilient economy, Tech Mahindra aims to reduce carbon footprint, emissions and will conserve energy using new-age technologies like internet of things, artificial intelligence and blockchain, according to a release.
UN: World could hit 1.5-degree warming threshold in 5 years
The World Meteorological Organization said there is a 20 per cent chance that the 1.5 C level will be reached in at least one year between 2020 and 2024. The period is expected to see annual average temperatures that are 0.91 C to 1.59 C higher than pre-industrial averages.
Open access to air quality data critical to tackling pollution
OpenAQ’s mission is to aggregate and harmonize open air quality data across the globe and to build an ecosystem of people across sectors and geographies to use these open data to fight the unequal access to clean air to breathe – air inequality.
Diesel customers can sue VW where they bought cars, rules EU court
The European court found that the place where the damage occurred was where the cars were bought from a third party, in this case, Austria.
UN forecasts even warmer temperatures over next 5 years
The annual mean global temperature is likely to be at least one degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels in each of the next five years, the World Meteorological Organization said Thursday.
Maruti transports over 6.7 lakh cars through Indian Railways in 6 years
The first dispatch of the company's vehicles by double-decker flexi-deck rakes took place in March 2014. The increased focus on using railways has helped the company offset nearly 3,000 MT of carbon dioxide emissions, MSI said in a statement.
Small nuclear reactors key to sustainable development by ensuring zero emissions: Rosatom
Small modular reactor (SMR) – based nuclear power plants, both floating and onshore, open up a great sustainable development opportunity for the whole world including India.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids to focus on e-mobility
The company, which formally began operations on Wednesday, is upbeat about its prospects in India, although the Covid-induced lockdown has severely hit demand.
17% decline in global carbon emissions due to COVID-19 lockdown: Study
An international study published in the UK-based journal National Climate Change showed that the world experienced a sharp decline in carbon emissions between January and April, compared to average levels in 2019, and could decline anywhere between 4.4 per cent to 8 per cent by the end of this year.
Global CO2 emissions to drop 4-7% in 2020, but will it matter?
In early April, coronavirus lockdowns led to a 17 percent reduction worldwide in carbon pollution compared to the same period last year, according to the first peer-reviewed assessment of the pandemic's impact on CO2 emissions, published in Nature Climate Change.
Earth is healing as world carbon pollution falls 17% during peak of coronavirus pandemic
This is the biggest annual drop in carbon emissions since World War II.