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World’s largest plant capturing carbon from air starts in Iceland – EQ Mag Pro

COPENHAGEN : The world’s largest plant that sucks carbon dioxide directly from the air and deposits it underground is due to start operating on Wednesday, the company behind the nascent green technology said. Swiss start-up Climeworks AG, which specialises in capturing carbon dioxide directly from the air, has partnered with Icelandic carbon storage firm Carbfix […]

400 GW wind, and solar power per year to meet 1.5 C Paris Agreement – EQ Mag Pro

Direct Supply of Solar Energy to Railways Will Save Tonnes of Carbon: Study – EQ Mag Pro

New Delhi :  Direct supply of solar energy to Indian Railways will enable two billion passengers to travel on solar powered trains and help save almost seven millions tonnes of carbon a year, according to a study. The study conducted by NGO Climate Trends and UK-based green tech start-up Riding Sunbeams said direct supply of […]

Jagan Mohan Reddy: Andhra Pradesh set the trend in green energy – EQ Mag Pro

How China plans to become carbon-neutral by 2060

If China pulls it off, it would be the fastest decline from peak emissions among major economies, speedier than Europe’s goal of 70 years and the US target of 40 years. President Xi Jinping wants to transition away from an economy reliant on coal and other fossil fuels by switching to renewable energy and developing […]

Call for Proposals under Renewable Energy Research and Technology Development Programme – EQ Mag Pro

Canada Bans Fossil-Fuel Vehicles And HEVs 5 Years In Advance to Accelerate Carbon Reduction

In order to construct a new economy that withstands climate change, the Government of Canada has announced that the country will comprehensively ban the sales of fossil fuel vehicles by 2035. It also proposed a stricter standard that requires all vehicles to be zero-emission by then, which means that HEVs will also be banned at […]

Full throttle: Rapido goes for an electrifying ride – EQ Mag Pro

IIT Guwahati, IIM Bombay Teams Make Breakthrough in Pricing Carbon Risk

The researchers carried out an extensive data analysis of over 200 of the largest listed companies in the American market. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G), and IIM Bangalore have established in a new mathematical analysis a relationship between the carbon footprint of companies and the potential risks of investing in these […]

Jagan Mohan Reddy: Andhra Pradesh set the trend in green energy – EQ Mag Pro

G20 Loath to Commit in Climate Meeting Tussle Over Carbon Wording

The G20 meeting is seen as a decisive stage ahead of United Nations climate talks, known as COP 26, which takes place in 100 days’ time in Glasgow in November. Energy and environment ministers from the Group of 20 rich nations have yet to agree on commitments to cut carbon emissions, two sources said, after […]

Climate action on CO2 emissions alone won’t prevent extreme warming: study – EQ Mag Pro

Adani Boosting Coal Assets Despite Vow to be Carbon Neutral

Adani Group is doubling its coal-fired power capacity to 24 gigawatts, plans to own, develop or operate new coal mines with a combined capacity of 132 million tons a year, and is pursuing oil and gas projects, including a partnership with France’s TotalEnergies SE. According to a report Gautam Adani is increasing his footprint in […]

Jagan Mohan Reddy: Andhra Pradesh set the trend in green energy – EQ Mag Pro

Spain’s Carbon Emissions Fell Below 1990 Levels For The First Time in 2020

Spain’s carbon emissions fell below 1990 levels last year, helped by more renewable energy, a drop in coal-fired power and an economy slowed by the pandemic, a statement released by the environment ministry said on Thursday. Carbon emissions fell 13.7% in Spain in 2020 from 2019 levels to 272 million tons, about 6.4% less than […]

400 GW wind, and solar power per year to meet 1.5 C Paris Agreement – EQ Mag Pro

Amazon Says Its Carbon Footprint Grew 19% Last Year

The Seattle-based company said that, while its carbon footprint grew, the amount of carbon it emitted for every dollar spent on the site fell 16% in 2020. The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre. NEW YORK : Amazon said Wednesday that its carbon footprint grew 19% last year as it rushed […]

Pivot Energy Announces Plans to Develop 41 Megawatt Income-Qualified Community Solar Portfolio – EQ Mag Pro

India says will oppose ‘regressive proposal’ by rich nations on carbon tax

India will instead seek more action from European nations and the US, says Environment Minister. India and other developing nations will oppose plans by the European Union and the US to penalize imports of carbon-intensive goods to curb emissions at the global climate summit to be held in Glasgow this November. “It is the most […]

Jagan Mohan Reddy: Andhra Pradesh set the trend in green energy – EQ Mag Pro