Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicNet zero emissions

Topic: net zero 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.

Autonomous vehicles put deliveries on ‘fast track’ by cutting emissions and increasing reach

'Last-mile delivery' is the most labour-intensive, scattered and expensive stage of logistics. But electric-based autonomous vehicles can change that.

India’s path to net-zero emissions can’t be just about power sector, says top energy economist

In interview to ThePrint, International Energy Agency’s chief energy economist Tim Gould says focus has to be on ‘difficult’ sectors like cement production and transport too.

India’s transition from coal will be ‘messy & complicated, affect 2 crore people’, says study

Socio-Economic Impacts of Coal Transition in India report by National Foundation for India researchers comes days after India's commitment to phasedown of the resource at COP26.

What is the Glasgow Climate Pact & why India did not commit to coal phase out

The Glasgow Pact was adopted by 197 parties 13 November after the COP26 deliberations were extended by a day. ThePrint explains the key issues covered in the pact.

Forget 2050. To achieve ‘net-zero’, corporations need to act on oil and gas in the next decade

We have heard a lot about corporations committing to net-zero by 2050. But the reality is that actions in the coming decade will be decisive.

India can’t turn into another China. It must protect our ‘mother nature’ from danger

India must reorient its strategy towards an ecologically sustainable pathway. There is no space in the world for another China.

World should prepare for 2.7 degrees Celsius rise by 2100 on today’s emission pledges: UN report

The UN’s Emissions Gap report says projected emissions need to reduce by 55% by 2030 to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

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.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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