Monday, 21 June, 2021

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Tag: greenhouse gases


Taking its quest of adopting cleaner energy to a higher level, Exxon-Mobil has said it will commercialize emission-reduction technology. This means the American oil giant will initially focus on carbon capture and storage, one of the critical technologies required to Read more…


Global beverage brand PepsiCo has unveiled an ambitious new goal to cut carbon emissions by more than 40% by 2030 (against a 2015 baseline) — more than doubling the previous climate objective. This is expected to result in the reduction of Read more…


A new report says at least 800 Australians are killed annually by coal pollution. According to Greenpeace Australia, there are 14,000 asthma symptoms among children and 850 cases of low birth weight in newborns every year.  Australia’s power sector is Read more…


In what can best be described as a big win for the environmentalist movement, Sharjah Airport has now been certified as the first carbon-neutral airport in Gulf region. To this end, it has attained Level 3+ Neutrality accreditation from the Airport Read more…


Years of unprecedented forest fires could lead to the final disappearance of Brazil’s Amazon – the world’s largest rain forest. According to the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), 6,803 fires were detected in July, a 28% rise on the Read more…


Members of the European Union (EU) have been blamed for indirectly destroying the Amazon area of Brazil. The group has been accused of importing and consuming agricultural products – leading to deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. This is despite the Read more…


A new study indicates that the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic has led to a record drop in global carbon emissions. The study was conducted by the a University of Sydney, Australia. The study, which reviewed 38 regions and 26 sectors, showed Read more…