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Carbon Emission Reduction Strategies

Carbon Emission Reduction Strategies

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Rich nations should provide climate finance to developing countries: Bhupender Yadav

"Temperature rise is a global problem. IPCC reports clearly say the increase in carbon emissions…

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World No-Tobacco Day: As the menace of cigarette butt pollution continues, Lee Cooper weaves jeans out of them

Each pair of these eco-jeans cleans up approximately 600 cigarette butts! The jeans have passed all…

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Planting trees and bushes along highways can significantly cut local motor pollution levels, study finds

It is common to see plants at Indian traffic medians wilting away for lack of care, or even destroy…

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We used to think rocks helped scrub carbon from the atmosphere, but they might be a big source of emissions instead!

The previously held notion was that after precipitation, the rainwater — being a weak acid — would …

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Many cities can achieve net-zero emissions within the decade by adding parks, trees and green spaces, study claims

Urban parks, greenspace and trees promote more walking, bicycling and other environmentally positiv…

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US forests will begin emitting more carbon than they store by 2070, USDA report warns

The US Department of Agriculture has found that by 2070, forests in the country will begin to relea…

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The US wants to cut carbon emissions from power plants. Here are the 15 states where coal is king.

The US government wants to limit pollution coming from power plants. This could push coal facilitie…

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Carbon emissions hit a record last year, but rapid growth in renewable energy kept the increase from being far bigger

Solar and wind power grew and one in seven cars sold globally in 2022 was electric. The shifts help…

Catherine Boudreau   


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World's largest forest ecosystem turns net-emitter from carbon sink due to extreme wildfires

The vast boreal forests of the Northern Hemisphere stretch from Scandinavia through Siberia, Alaska…

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Gardeners are fuming about a study that found produce from urban farms has a high carbon footprint

Researchers are facing backlash over a study that found produce grown on urban farms has a higher c…

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Left hanging by government, some businesses are trying to fight the climate crisis on their own

Some companies are stepping up to fight the climate crisis but without government mandating action,…

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How a nonprofit is holding companies like Stanley Black & Decker accountable to sustainability goals using a ranking system

CDP helps companies and investors manage their environmental impact by grading them on a scale of A…

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COP27 attendees criticised for hypocrisy after Egypt receives 400 private jets

According to estimations by BBC, if each of these private jets carried 15 people, each person would…

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Thomas Cook India, SOTC launch Green Carpet to help companies manage carbon emissions of biz travel

Green Carpet helps organizations capture, monitor, analyze and reduce carbon emissions from busines…

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PM Modi urges states to focus on green growth and green jobs to achieve net zero-target by 2070

Modi supplemented his statement by mentioning that it will significantly strengthen the solid waste…

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Only half of Indian listed companies set net carbon emissions commitments: WTW

Most companies are wary of climate related disclosures and bogged down by high costs of assessment,…

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Ski resorts are worried about the climate crisis, but experts say pledges to reduce carbon emissions don't factor in tourists' flights

The ski industry has been worried about the climate crisis for over a decade. But many guests trave…

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President Biden signs executive order to make federal government carbon neutral by 2050

The order focuses on the US government's massive purchasing power to boost sales of clean energy, e…

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UK scientists found a way to slash nearly 90% of carbon emissions from the country's steel industry

The steel industry accounts for up to 9% of global emissions. If it were a country, it'd be the thi…

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