Category: Environment

Climate deal reached in Paris sets 1.5C target 0

Climate deal reached in Paris sets 1.5C target

On Sunday 195 countries signed an agreement that sets the target of keeping global temperature rise at a maximum of 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, and agrees to raise $100 billion a year by 2020...

Ford will invest $4.5 billion in electric cars 15

Ford will invest $4.5 billion in electric cars

Ford Motor Co will develop 13 new hybrid and electric vehicles by 2020, announcing on Thursday plans to invest $4.5 billion in the programme that aims to make 40% of the company’s fleet electric...

Richard Branson calls for carbon tax on airlines 0

Richard Branson calls for carbon tax on airlines

English businessman Richard Branson, who has long been a vocal critic of global climate inaction, has called for the airline industry to pay a carbon tax to reflect greenhouse gas emissions. “I’m standing here...

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Global C02 emissions projected to stall in 2015

According to Britain’s University of East Anglia (UEA), global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to slow for a second consecutive year in 2015, despite global economic growth. UEA and the Global Carbon Project compiled data...

India’s richest have smaller carbon footprint than poorest from rich nations 0

India’s richest have smaller carbon footprint than poorest from rich nations

A report released by Oxfam titled “Extreme Carbon Inequality” details the household CO2 emissions from different countries around the world. For each nation, the report looked at the household emissions from houses in the...