reducing carbon emissions

Delhi airport recognised for carbon emission cut


July 17th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here Tuesday became the fifth airport in the Asia-Pacific region to receive accreditation for its efforts at reducing carbon ... Read more...

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Study: Central heating could be making you fat


January 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have warned that central heating may add some fat to your body.In a new study, it was determined that by not giving the body the chance ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How developing countries can cut carbon emissions while helping the poor


November 26th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, say that a clean energy development initiative in rural Nicaragua demonstrated that there are cost effective steps developing nations can take ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Don’t let frustration paralyse climate talks: UN environment chief (Interview)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Punta del Este (Uruguay), May 25 (IANS) People are justified in being disappointed with the last climate summit in Copenhagen, but their leaders must ensure this frustration does not paralyse ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Let us preserve a white Christmas for future generations (Comment)


December 25th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Rev. Babu Joseph World leaders have just returned to their respective countries after hard bargaining at Copenhagen to arrive at a consensus on reducing carbon emissions.For some time, scientists have been ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Copenhagen talks inspire Bundelkhand villagers for eco-friendly wedding


December 15th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Amit VermaJhansi, Dec.15 (ANI): It may appear a very small attempt but the Copenhagen Climate summit has inspired a village family in Bundelkhand region to avoid carbon emission and thus contribute ... Read more...

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Australia edges closer to carbon-trading scheme


November 24th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (DPA) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd could get his wish and have legislation for a national carbon-trading scheme through Parliament before he attends next month's climate conference in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, US to sign MoU on energy security and climate change


November 24th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov 23 (ANI): Addressing a select gathering of Indo-US business leaders here, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Monday that New Delhi plans to sign with ... Read more...

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People walk in Kolkata to spread awareness on climate change


November 13th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov. 13 (ANI): People from all walks of life participated in a procession to spread awareness on climate change here on Friday.The procession was organized by the Kolkata Chapter of Cap ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Warming turns global poor’s staple into poison


September 11th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 11 (IANS) Cassava - the staple of 750 million impoverished people in Africa, Asia and Latin America - is turning more toxic with much smaller yields, thanks to global warming ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Straw houses may turn out to be buildings of the future


July 28th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): If a model by scientists at the University of Bath turns out to be successful, then straw houses might turn out to be the buildings of the future.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

G8 non-committal on emission targets in L’Aquila declaration (Lead)


July 10th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) The G8 or the world's most wealthy and developed countries have remained non-committal on setting targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, a demand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

High-rise farming may soon be a reality


July 1st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then vertical farming, namely, growing food crops in high-rise buildings, may soon be a reality.According to a report in National Geographic News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fossil fuels will supply a third of energy till 2030: Pachauri


January 12th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Painting a gloomy picture of adverse climate change affecting countries across the globe, a leading energy expert has said that more than one-third of world energy demand ... Read more...

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Government buildings in Britain emit more CO2 than all of Kenya


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): A new analysis has revealed that public buildings in England and Wales are pumping out 11 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) a year, more than Kenyas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ignorance blamed for British anti-Americanism


August 18th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 18 (ANI): A new survey conducted by America in the World, an independent pressure group, has found that Britons suffer from lack of knowledge as far as facts ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Smarter air traffic control could save 500 kg fuel per flight


August 6th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 6 (IANS) Tidy air traffic control could save 500 kg of fuel and reduce noise by 35 percent for a typical Boeing 747 flight between Sydney and Melbourne, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, blame TV ads for global warming!


July 24th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 24 (ANI): Audit figures have revealed that television advertising can produce a large number of carbon dioxide.According to a report carried out in www.news.co.au , this fact was revealed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions


July 15th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of botanists has determined that cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions, thus mitigating the effects of global climate change.A key aspect ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Farmers may have huge impact in cutting greenhouse emissions


July 7th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 7 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that farmers might have the potential to make a significant impact on reducing carbon emissions.According to a report in ABC Science, the researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Doctors should promote climate change awareness


June 27th, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Doctors should use their position to influence behaviour in a manner that helps combat climate change, according to experts.While writing in British Medical Journal, Professor Mike Gill ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Going veggie once a week can reduce CO2 emissions caused by driving 1860 km per year


April 19th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 19 (ANI): Greenhouse emissions per household can be reduced by an amount equivalent to driving a car 1860 km fewer per year if people switch from red meat to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Reducing carbon emissions could help US economy


March 20th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): An interactive website has claimed that a national policy to cut carbon emissions by as much as 40 percent over the next 20 years in the US, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Blair to push for clean technologies in meetings with Indian leaders


March 20th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will meet Indian political and business leaders here today to convince them to push for clean technologies and cut greenhouse ... Read more...

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British economy set to slow down, says chancellor


March 12th, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 12 (IANS) British economy will grow at a slower than expected rate this year as a result of the US financial crisis that has now spread across ... Read more...

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