Tag Archives: greenhouse gas emissions

27May/21

IDTechEx Discuss If Direct Air Capture Can Really Help in the Fight Against Climate Change

Carbon capture technology may be essential in helping the world in the fight against climate change. By fitting fossil fuel power stations and industrial emitters with carbon capture technology, it is possible to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by over 90%. Continue reading

27Apr/21

Clean electrification and hydrogen can deliver net-zero by 2050, says global private-sector coalition

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC), a coalition of more than 45 leaders from global energy producers, energy industries, financial institutions and environmental advocates – including ArcelorMittal, Bank of America, BP, Development Research Center of the State Council of China, EBRD, HSBC, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Shell, Tata Group, Volvo Group and the World Resources Institute among others – released two new reports analysing the feasibility of achieving a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) economy by 2050 Continue reading

07Feb/17

Tropical leaves could reduce cow emissions

Mexican researchers discover that tropical leaves could reduce methane emissions in cows, a major contributor to climate change. Bob Mezan reports. Continue reading

12Dec/16

Scientists say methane surge requires ‘urgent attention’

Researchers are warning that combating climate change also requires more controls over the rate at which methane in the atmosphere is now rising.
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26Jan/16
Nicaragua's Las Canoa reservoir , which was left dry by the El Nino phenomenon

2015 hottest year on record – WMO

The U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization confirms that 2015 was hottest year on record, as part of a longer-term trend.

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21Nov/15

NASA uses new tool to track rising carbon dioxide levels

NASA scientists use a new satellite to track rising carbon dioxide levels and urge policy leaders to reduce emissions ahead of the Paris climate summit.
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