Carbon Emissions – GBRI
 

Scientists and environmentalists across the globe have warned governments time and again to cut down their greenhouse gas emissions which are a significant contributor to climate change. Yet, the US President and his Environment Protection Agency (EPA) are planning to erase Obama-era restrictions on the fossil fuel industry’s methane pollution. According to The Wall Street Journal, […]

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We all know that cement industry has a massive carbon footprint. Production of concrete contributes to around 8% of annual CO2 emissions. Thankfully, cement manufacturers realize this and are looking for ways to improve the situation. LafargeHolcim, the world’s largest cement company, has been trying to reduce the footprint of concrete for quite some time. […]

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Last year, our planet witnessed carbon dioxide levels never seen before in the past 800,000 years. This shows how grim the environmental situation is and how human activity is destroying the planet up to the point of no return. Carbon dioxide and other major greenhouse gases, including methane, and nitrous oxide, continued their rapid increase […]

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Taking a huge step towards fighting climate change, the New York City Council passed a historic bill on Thursday that aims to drastically reduce carbon emissions from the thousands of large buildings in the city. The bill requires big buildings to meet new standards aimed at reducing their carbon emissions by 40% over the next decade. That […]

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