Carbon Emissions – GBRI
 

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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The latest report from International Energy Agency (IEA) confirms that carbon emissions around the world hit a record high last year. With booming global economy, the energy demands also increased and this was one of the main reasons behind the record energy-related CO2 emissions. And of course, climate change was also one of the culprits […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling almost 965,000 gas-powered vehicles from U.S. and Canada that violate U.S. emissions standards. The company is expected to replace the vehicles’ catalytic converters that showed deteriorating performance during a routine in-use emissions testing. EPA announced that the flawed vehicles have no safety concerns and the company will not be charged any […]

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A new report released by the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has revealed that for all the new vehicles released in 2017, carbon dioxide emissions reached a record low, and mileage per gallon reached an all time high. The EPA’s data also acknowledged that both fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions had improved significantly since tougher standards […]

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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 […]

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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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