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Can't impose emission tax on airlines, says India

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 9, 2016

India on Monday made it clear that the country would not agree to any move of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) to propose carbon emission tax on its airlines in the garb of...

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Subject Tags: aviation , carbon emission

US proposes tough fuel norms at G20

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2016

The US is pushing for a strong action plan on emissions by heavy duty vehicles at the G20 in a move that may improve fuel mileages and standards in the world's largest economies....

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NTPC to explore more addition of renewable energy to portfolio

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

NTPC (BSE 0.82 %) will revisit its corporate plan to explore further addition of renewable energy to its power generation portfolio, the chairman of India's largest electricity producer said....

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European Union’s Smart Metering Initiative Will Cut Emissions : GlobalData

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2016

The European Union (EU) is aiming to replace at least 80% of electricity meters with smart metering systems by 2020, which could reduce emissions across European states by up to 9%, and cut...

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Antarctica alone may lift seas a meter by 2100: scientists

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 1, 2016

Melting ice from Antarctica could raise oceans by a metre before 2100 at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, doubling previous forecasts for sea level rise, according to a study released...

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No rise in CO2 emissions globally for 2nd year in a row

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 18, 2016

In a surprising bit of good news concerning the bleak climate change scenario, preliminary data shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning of fossil fuels did not increase in...

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EU nations hand out 535 million free carbon permits for 2016

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 7, 2016

European nations have handed out a combined 535 million free European Union carbon permits to industry to cover 2016 emissions, the European Commission said on Thursday.


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Solar power cost competitiveness to help India meet emission targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 21, 2016

Private energy producers once again bid for solar power projects at the lowest-ever tariffs in the latest auction that concluded on 19 January as India strives to cut carbon emissions by 35% and...

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Zero Emission Green e-rickshaws To Hit Indian Streets Soon

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2015

India will witness a significant increase in growth opportunities and investments in the field of waste management and lakhs of job opportunities will be created in this sector, Sanjay K Singh,...

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Global Carbon Emissions Could Stall In 2015

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2015

Only a few weeks after it was revealed that carbon emissions nearly stalled in 2014, new figures suggest carbon emissions could stall in 2015.

New figures from researchers at the University of East Anglia and the Global Carbon Project suggest that global carbon...

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