Carbon Emissions – GBRI
 

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The US regularly features among the top polluting countries in the world and is responsible for a huge chunk of carbon emissions globally. Under Obama administration, a number of efforts were taken to limit these emissions like increasing vehicle fuel economy standards in 2011 and introducing the Clean Power Plan in 2015. Now with Trump administration’s […]

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World’s second largest mining company, Rio Tinto, is in the process of selling its coal mines in an effort to give up coal and focus on better assets. The company is on the lookout for buyers for the remaining of its coal mines in Australia. While many miners are bullish on coal, the world’s dirtiest […]

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According to a new report, Exxon Mobil, Gazprom and Coal India release more carbon dioxide than any other companies while also factoring in consumers who use their fuels. It also said that over the last three years, emissions from the top 250 emitters have been flat, although to fulfill the terms of the Paris agreement, they need […]

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An international food awareness organization- ProVeg- plans to meet with policy makers and delegates at COP23 to bring their attention to the fact that carbon emissions from the livestock industry exceed those from the transport sector. Despite being one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse emissions, agriculture has not been on the agenda at any previous UN […]

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