Australia’s new centre-left government submitted new, more ambitious, emissions targets to the United Nations Thursday, seeking to end a decade of footdragging on climate change
Most rich countries have announced they will be net-zero by 2050, while China and India have vowed to reach that point by 2060 and 2070, respectively.
International finance for adaptation, at little more than $20 billion a year, remains far below the annual $70 billion developing countries are estimated to need - an amount that could rise to $300 ...
The measurements are taken at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii, ideally located high on a volcano, which allows it to escape the possible influence of local pollution
Narayanganj industrialised rapidly in the last 100 years owing to its strategic location on the 113 km-long Shitalakhya River
The G20 accounts for three-quarters of all human-caused emissions, which means the planet's future is largely in its hands
Long seen as a marginal effort or an industrial ploy to avoid reducing carbon emissions, carbon dioxide removal measures are now a necessity.
Japanese giant Sony brought forward its deadline for reaching carbon neutrality by a decade on Wednesday, saying it is now targeting net-zero emissions across its business by 2040
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said adaptation planning was already underway, including budgeting for the relocation of some communities and infrastructure away from vulnerable coastlines
Three-quarters of the new coal power plants that broke ground last year were in China, where newly commissioned capacity offset coal plant retirements in all other nations combined
Scientists used climate models, satellite data and computer simulations to mimic the planet’s climate as it exists today and how it may exist in the future as humanity keeps emitting greenhouse gases
The lab has estimated the cost of carbon dioxide capture from a point source like post-combustion flue gas would be USD 21 a tonne
Ozone hit the headlines in the 1980s when a hole was discovered in the ozone layer high in the atmosphere over the South Pole, due to damage caused by CFCs, a gas used in industry and consumer ...
Extracting carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by planting forests and developing controversial high-tech industries will be essential to meet global goals to curb climate change, a UN report said on ...
The results of the study have helped to explain the large fluctuations in carbon uptake by tropical vegetation globally