Carbon Emission

Carbon Emission

Chilean scientists study climate change at 'end of the world'

Chilean scientists studying organisms in one of the most remote places on Earth are urging regional leaders to step up efforts to tackle climate change

Fragments of ice float on the water of Fouque fjord at the Beagle Channel in Chile, on 30 November, 2021

Healthier diets associated with lower greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Men's diets were linked to emissions that were 41 per cent higher than emissions associated with women's diets, primarily due to greater meat intake

Healthier diets associated with lower greenhouse gas emissions: Study

Save your planet by cutting back on processed foods

If you want to do your bit for the environment and yourself, according to a new study, you need to cut back on sweets, pastries, fried foods and processed meat. It will not only help you to stay fit ...

Processed food

Purity or power: India's coal quandary

Thick grey dust hangs in the air and vast chasms are gouged into the land in the Indian coal hub of Singrauli, where giant machines scoop up dirty fuel to power the country's growth while worsening ...

In this file photo taken on 18 November, 2021, a woman along with her child burns coal for domestic use at Singrauli in India's Madhya Pradesh state

Bangladesh’s future focus may be on nuclear energy use: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

Tawfiq urged JICA to focus on technological advancement while formulating the master plan as technologies are fast changing in the energy and power sector

Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury

COP26

What’s in the Glasgow Climate Pact?

Under the deal developed countries have essentially just agreed to continue discussions on the topic

A protestor holds a sign reading "Capitalism Eats Our Planet" during the Climate Justice March from Times Square to Governor Hochul's Manhattan office in New York on 13 November 2021

Climate change

COP26 strikes hard-fought deal but UN says ‘not enough’

The deal called on all countries to accelerate their emissions cuts by submitting new national plans by 2022, three years earlier than agreed in Paris

Britain's President for COP26 Alok Sharma speaks at a press conference at the close of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on 13 November 2021

Cows, cars and climate

Extensive public awareness and incentives play a part in making people environment-friendly. Unless the people themselves are climate and environment-friendly, no government or conference can play an ...

Oxfam activists dressed as a Scottish pipe band and representing (L-R) Russian president Vladimir Putin, Italian prime minister Mario Draghi, French president Emmanuel Macron, US president Joe Biden, British prime minister Boris Johnson, Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, India's prime minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping pose during their "Big Heads" protest stunt at the Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow on 1 November 2021 on the sidelines of the COP26 UN Climate Summit.

CO2 rebound as climate summit sees emissions pledges

Global CO2 emissions are set to rebound to pre-pandemic levels next year, according to an assessment published on Thursday as countries signed up to fossil-fuel cutting pledges criticised as too ...

Global CO2 emissions since 1990, and coal consumption since 2000.

Reduction of carbon emission

Bangladesh sets 'ambitious goal', needs Tk 15,000b to meet target

Bangladesh has planned to reduce carbon emissions by 22 per cent till 2030, which is 7 per cent higher than the target set in 2015

Oxfam activists dressed as a Scottish pipe band and representing (L-R) Russian president Vladimir Putin, Italian prime minister Mario Draghi, French president Emmanuel Macron, US president Joe Biden, British prime minister Boris Johnson, Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, India's prime minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping pose during their "Big Heads" protest stunt at the Royal Exchange Square in Glasgow on 1 November 2021 on the sidelines of the COP26 UN Climate Summit.
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