Carbon Emissions – GBRI
 

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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