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Carbon Emission

Carbon Emission

Emissions could add 38cm to sea level rise by 2100

If greenhouse gas emissions continue apace, Greenland and Antarctica's melting ice sheets could together contribute more than 38 centimetre of global sea level rise by 2100, says a NASA-led study.

Emissions could add 38cm to sea level rise by 2100

Google aims to run on carbon-free energy by 2030

Alphabet Inc's Google aims to power its data centers and offices using solely carbon-free electricity by 2030, its chief executive told Reuters, building on its previous goal of matching its energy ...

The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats (mirrors that track the sun and reflect the sunlight onto a central receiving point) during a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in the Mojave Desert near the California-Nevada border 13 February 2014.

Unilever to drop fossil fuels from cleaning products by 2030

The Anglo-Dutch maker of Dove soap and Knorr soup is currently facing unprecedented demand for cleaning products in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

 Unilever headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands August 21, 2018.

Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: NGO

At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global ...

In this file photo taken on 26 February 2020, this aerial view shows the impact of illegal mining in Tumaco, Narino Department, Colombia, on 26 February 2020

COVID-19: Saviour of the environment?

While the whole world is plagued with coronavirus, nature is returning to its glorious self. As people stay home and venture out less, the earth is becoming more livable in a sense.

Tanguar Haor

Cleaner hands, bluer skies: what has coronavirus done for us

Deaths, economic meltdown and a planet on lockdown: the coronavirus pandemic has brought us waves of bad news, but squint and you might just see a few bright spots

An aerial view of empty Faria Lima avenue on the first day of lockdown  in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 24 March.

'Rainforests losing ability to absorb carbon'

The world's tropical forests are rapidly losing their ability to absorb carbon dioxide from greenhouse gas emissions, with the Amazon rainforest at risk of turning from carbon sink to source within ...

Amazon forest. AFP file photo

Record temperatures spark fresh concern for Antarctic ice

As Antarctica became the latest place on Earth to smash its high temperature record, new studies are alerting humanity to the risks of continuing to warm the continent that is home to enough frozen ...

Record temperatures spark fresh concern for Antarctic ice

First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

The world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight on Tuesday, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and offering hope that airlines may one day end ...

First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

Rising natural gas use drives record CO2 emissions

Global carbon emissions boosted by soaring natural gas use are set to hit record levels in 2019 despite a decline in coal consumption and a string of countries declaring a climate emergency, ...

Rising natural gas use drives record CO2 emissions
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