Carbon Emissions – GBRI
 

As its parent company Volkswagen (VW) got embroiled in the diesel emissions scandal, Porsche just announced that it will not be making any more diesel-engine cars and would instead focus on petrol, hybrid and electric cars. The luxury sports carmaker got involved in the 2015 emissions scandal after VW was found to be cheating on mandatory emissions […]

Read More

The North China plain is one of the most densely populated regions in the world and is also agriculturally very important for the nation. A new study has found that if we are unable to control climate change, this region would face the deadliest heatwaves by the end of the century that might render it […]

Read More

On Monday, German authorities arrested the CEO of Volkswagen’s Audi division, Rupert Stadler, in diesel emissions cheating scandal. Munich prosecutors said Rupert Stadler was being detained due to fears he might hinder an ongoing investigation into the scandal, plunging Volkswagen into a leadership crisis. News of the arrest comes as Volkswagen’s new group CEO Herbert […]

Read More

UK climate minister Claire Perry just announced that the country is considering passing new legislation to achieve the zero-emissions target by 2050. Although Perry did not commit to lowering UK’s current climate target to cut its carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, she said the UK’s climate advisers will be asked how the country’s long-term climate goals […]

Read More

We often don’t think twice before heating food stuff in our microwaves, but now a recent study has revealed that using microwave has its own disadvantages – it negatively impacts our environment. The study has revealed that Europe’s microwaves emit as much carbon as nearly 7 million cars! And the problem is growing with our rising […]

Read More

A few days back, we reported how Shenzen, a city in China, is about to become the world’s first city with an entire public bus fleet that runs on electricity. Now Los Angeles is also going the same route by aiming to deploy an all-electric bus fleet by 2030. LA has agreed to purchase 25 electric buses […]

Read More

China is working steadily to achieve the its Paris Agreement targets. In another attempt to lower its carbon emissions, the country has recently launched a cap-and-trade program that initially just covers its electricity industry. Cap-and-trade is a free market plan in which businesses that can meet the limitations on carbon releases are able to bank credits […]

Read More

The world’s livestock industry is responsible for 15% of global carbon emissions and is one of the leading contributors of climate change. Not only that, consuming too much meat negatively impacts people’s health and well-being. Livestock is also responsible for other problems such as water pollution and antibiotic resistance. A new analysis from the investor […]

Read More