Sunday, 7 August, 2022
TopicCarbon emissions

Topic: Carbon emissions

Steel sector produces more CO2 than any other heavy industry. But going ‘green’ can help

Green steel is gaining momentum as steel companies try and reduce their carbon footprint, but the transition is too costly.

Govts must act within decade to mitigate extreme climate change impact, says latest IPCC report

Third part of IPCC's sixth assessment report warns temperatures may rise to 3.2 degrees above pre-industrial levels by end of century & talks about carbon capture & storage as a possible measure.

New IPCC report to have chapters on technology development, transfer for carbon dioxide removal

Authors put emphasis on carbon removal tech, which climate activists say reduces pressure on countries to cut fossil fuel dependence. Report to be released in April.

Why Ukraine crisis is an opportunity for India to become more attractive to investors

Democracy, foreign policy, internal stability, steps to reduce cost of doing business & commitment to cutting carbon emissions could all help India attract foreign investment.

Indian banks ‘unprepared’ for climate-related risks, RBI must take action, new report says

None of the 34 banks Climate Risk Horizons analysed have assessed the resilience of their portfolios in the face of climate change. Only 2 have committed to stop funding new coal power plants.

Modi govt plans to rejuvenate 13 rivers, hopes it’ll boost forest cover & carbon sequestration

Detailed project reports of the rivers were prepared by Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education & released Monday. Project looks at creating riparian forests for river rejuvenation

The market is finally putting a realistic price on carbon

The current surge in carbon should be seen as a success, finally bringing the cost of emissions in Europe to a level sufficient to switch to less polluting technologies.

The world’s transition to net-zero emissions might be ‘disorderly’. It’s time to embrace it

A disorderly transition shouldn't be an excuse for slowing the journey to net-zero. Climate action failure is our biggest risk over the next decade.

India’s climate policies misplaced. Carbon inequality must be addressed within country too

Despite the bottom half facing the unequal impact of climate change, India’s policies continue to favour the top 10 percent.

You’re wrong if you think business, climate change don’t mix. Net zero is a realistic goal

Businesses can urge employees to take sustainable actions for climate change. But you can’t reduce what you can’t measure.

On Camera

YourTurn

A Kia Sonet in India, 2020 | Wikimedia Commons

Pandemic, Toyota, Honda, Volkswagen, naysayers —Kia Motors entered India and beat all

Kia Motors claims to have sold over 5 lakh cars in India in just under 3 years. With new EV6 lined up, will the future be as electric for the Korean company?
Wheat being harvested at a village near Amritsar in Punjab | Representational image | ANI

Willing to ‘feed the world’ by summer, India may have to import wheat come winter

With wheat prices soaring, the government may have to slash import duty and impose stock limits, say traders and analysts.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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