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  • Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA

    Global CO2 emissions to rise by 1.5 bn tonnes in 2021: IEA

    The CO2 emissions, riding on the increasing demand for coal in electricity generation, will increase by almost 5 per cent in 2021 to 33 billion tonnes. Asia, more specifically China, is set to lead the demand for coal by more than 80 per cent, in 2021.

    April 21, 2021
  • ‘Do it for our children’: Parents plead at UN climate meet

    ‘Do it for our children’: Parents plead at UN climate meet

    On Monday, as 40 heads of state took turns working similar themes, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at one point held up a stuffed polar bear.

    December 6, 2019
  • Static emissions

    Static emissions

    The data advanced by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (NEAA) a little over two months before the Paris conference on climate-change in December is suitably reassuring from the perspective of global warming. Chiefly, global emissions of carbon dioxide ~ which warms the climate ~ remained static in 2016. This must be reckoned to be a …

    October 4, 2017
  • Climate action will boost economic output: OECD

    Climate action will boost economic output: OECD

    Tagging the growth and climate agenda together, rather than treating climate as a separate issue, could lift 2050 economic output by up to 2.8 percent, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday. If the economic benefits of avoiding climate change impacts — such as flooding or storms — are factored in, …

    May 23, 2017