The growing use of air conditioners in homes and offices around the world will be one of the top drivers of global electricity demand over the next three decades, according to new analysis by the International Energy Agency that stresses the urgent need for policy action to improve cooling efficiency.

Economic globalization and concomitant growth in international trade since the late 1990s have profoundly reorganized global production activities and related CO2 emissions. Here we show trade among developing nations (i.e., South–South trade) has more than doubled between 2004 and 2011, which reflects a new phase of globalization. Some production activities are relocating from China and India to other developing countries, particularly raw materials and intermediate goods production in energy-intensive sectors.

The rise of renewable sources of energy and their gallant victories over fossil fuels — particularly coal — is now legendary.

Having performed well in NEET the previous day, 17-year-old Oviya was jumping with joy after the mini-satellite she developed and designed from scratch was successfully launched from Mexico.

The world’s domestic and international tourism industry contributes to 8% of the global greenhouse gas emissions — about four times greater than previously estimated — scientists, including one of

Coimbatore: The second national forestry research plan (NFRP) will focus on tackling climate change.

However, the LED streetlights have only 75 per cent illumination or brightness.

Tourism contributes significantly to global gross domestic product, and is forecast to grow at an annual 4%, thus outpacing many other economic sectors. However, global carbon emissions related to tourism are currently not well quantified. Here, we quantify tourism-related global carbon flows between 160 countries, and their carbon footprints under origin and destination accounting perspectives.

Villagers in and around the site of the proposed refinery and petrochemical complex in Nanar, Ratnagiri are up in arms against the project.

Heavy-duty vehicles in the European Union so far have not been subject to carbon dioxide emissions or fuel-consumption standards, making Europe the largest market without mandatory limits for such vehicles.