Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicCO2 emissions

Topic: CO2 emissions

China is banking on its ‘carbon market’ to reduce its emissions. But it’s not perfect

The world’s largest contributor to CO2 emissions is now implementing the world’s largest market to reduce such emissions.

CO2 can be transformed into animal food. Here’s how

A new product in farm animal feed will help to reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere.

How CO2 can help the construction industry emit less CO2

The production of cement alone accounts for 8% of global CO2 emissions. The sector's productivity must be addressed while reducing damage to the environment.

The planet is ready for cars to go electric, but our power systems may not be

Countries have already started banning petrol cars, but we need to ensure there is enough infrastructure to handle an increasing number of electric vehicles.

Why methane is a far more dangerous greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide

A continued rise in the amount of methane in the air could easily cancel out any near-term progress we make in reducing CO2 emissions.

US idea that India and China must share blame for heating earth is environmental colonialism

US WRI data itself shows India and China cannot be held responsible even for a single kg of carbon dioxide or methane accumulating in the earth’s atmosphere.

Levels of carbon dioxide in atmosphere hit record high in May

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

CO2 in atmosphere hit new high this May but scientists at Exxon saw it coming decades ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them. It's your fix to stay on top of the latest in science.

Shenzhen just made all its buses electric, and taxis are next

Shenzhen aims to electrify its entire taxi fleet by 2020.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

Tech, banking names are among hottest India stock picks for 2022

Despite concerns about lofty valuations and unwinding of easy-money policies, India’s benchmark is among those leading gains in Asia so far in 2022 with an advance of more than 4%.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
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.