carbon emissions

US Democrats unveil carbon-neutral 'Green New Deal'

Congressional Democrats unveils an unprecedented plan to reverse climate change and eliminate all US carbon emissions within 10 years, by taking drastic steps that would require transformational action across the economy.

October 4, 2021
October 4, 2021

Carbon footprint and you: slowing climate change starts at home

One of the factors contributing increasingly to a rise in climate change is a high carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the total amount of greenhouse emissions (such as carbon dioxide and methane gas) that are generated by our actions as we live our life.

February 8, 2019
February 8, 2019

US Democrats unveil carbon-neutral 'Green New Deal'

Congressional Democrats unveils an unprecedented plan to reverse climate change and eliminate all US carbon emissions within 10 years, by taking drastic steps that would require transformational action across the economy.

November 28, 2018
November 28, 2018

CO2 emissions on the rise for first time in four years: UN report

A new report released on Tuesday by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions rise again during 2017 after a three year hiatus, highlighting the imperative for countries to deliver on the historic Paris Agreement to keep global warming to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, reports UN news.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Smog 'red alert' in effect in Beijing

Schools in Beijing are closed and outdoor construction halted as the Chinese capital's first ever pollution "red alert"red alert" came into effect.

November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015

Paris climate deal ‘more likely’

Nearly 150 global leaders are gathering in Paris on Sunday for a critical UN climate meeting, amid tight security.The conference, known as COP21, will attempt to craft a long-term deal to limit carbon emissions.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

A healthy, climate-friendly diet

This December, world leaders will meet in Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, where they will hammer out a comprehensive agreement to reduce carbon emissions and stem global warming.

May 24, 2015
May 24, 2015

China readies national carbon market to fight climate change

A successful carbon offset, or "cap-and-trade," market could play a big part in cutting China's emissions -- and help the world tackle global warming.