Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicCarbon footprint

Topic: Carbon footprint

What China’s pledge to be carbon neutral by 2060 means for big economies

For all of the economies now linked in aspirations to end emissions, reaching net zero will mean a fundamental rewiring that accelerates clean-energy investments and dials back fossil fuels.

This app plants a tree every time you make a low-carbon choice

China’s largest private sector tree-planting scheme is based on an award-winning mobile game that turns good deeds to a new tree.

Covid-19 response is a chance for companies to place planet over profits

Greenpeace’s Jennifer Morgan believes that the Covid-19 crisis is a chance for companies to create a circular zero-carbon economy for profit and people.

Nobody wants to stop flying even as shaming over carbon footprint grows

Flying has become normalised in society, aided by ticket prices which are on average 61% cheaper in real terms than in 1998.

How to be a jet setter in these (climate) changing times

Climate change protest movements and growing awareness about the carbon footprint of different lifestyles are giving commercial flyers a dose of 'eco-guilt'.

India has an air pollution problem — fighting it may lead to more greenhouse gas emissions

The environment ministry in 2015 imposed caps on emissions of toxic gases from power plants, allowing operators two years to retrofit facilities. That deadline has been extended due to financial challenges.

Planting saplings not enough to cut carbon footprint, we need forests: Former IFS officer

At 14th UNCCD COP 14 meeting, experts say ecological restoration is the only way to combat desertification of lands and significantly reduce carbon footprint.

On World Population Day, a look at how we became 7.7 billion people & where India stands

ThePrint takes a look at various aspects to the human civilisation’s numbers on the planet today — from carbon footprint to TFR.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.