Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicCarbon emissions

Topic: Carbon emissions

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.

Accountability, adaptation, amicable conservation should be India’s strategy post COP26

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

US Defense largest consumer of fossil fuels — How world’s militaries hide carbon emissions

US military is a more consequential climate actor than many of the industrialised countries gathered at the COP26 summit in Glasgow.

2030 targets announced at COP26 differ from real actions, researchers predict 2.4-degree-C rise

Report by independent research body Climate Action Tracker says countries need to do twice as much to keep global temperature rise below 1.5 degrees Celsius.

How emerging economies can afford the transition to cheaper, greener power

Delaying the switch to zero-carbon power isn’t giving developing countries a chance to catch up with richer nations — it’s retarding their development.

CO2 is not just the culprit, but also an ally in the fight against climate change

For some sectors, it is extremely difficult to completely avoid CO2 emissions but they have a way out.

Stopping climate change is not just about eliminating carbon emissions. It’s much more

Any credible pathway to achieving a net-zero carbon emissions target must take into account a vital source of greenhouse gases.

India should commit to net-zero emissions, but not by 2050, climate expert says

Council on Energy, Environment and Water CEO Arunabha Ghosh says setting net-zero emissions goal is important so sector targets can match it over time.

On Camera

YourTurn

What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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