The International Energy Agency (IEA) considers carbon capture and storage (CCS) a crucial part of worldwide efforts to limit global warming by reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. The IEA has
estimated that the broad deployment of low-carbon energy technologies could reduce projected 2050 emissions to half 2005 levels

Leading Indian companies are demonstrating global best practices in disclosing their carbon emissions and setting performance targets for mitigation of GHG emissions. 51 Indian companies have responded to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) this year.

The industrialised world

This preview of the forthcoming Green Growth, Resources and Resilience report highlights the shifts that have taken place in the outlook for the Asian and Pacific region since 2005. While
the region

This latest IEA annual report contains estimates of CO2 emissions by country from 1971 to 2009, selected indicators such as CO2/GDP, CO2/capita, CO2/TPES and CO2/kWh & CO2 emissions from international marine and aviation bunkers.


The annual report on climate change and carbon emission performance of the world's largest 500 companies released by Carbon Disclosure Project at Climate Week in New York reveals that these companies account for 11% of global emissions.

New Delhi: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has set up a high level panel on global sustainability headed by the presidents of Finland and South Africa and including Union environment and forests minister Jairam Ramesh.

Premila Nazareth Satyanand

Policymakers and business leaders might find it useful to leaf through UNCTAD's just-released World Investment Report 2010: Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy.

This brief frames how CCS might be regulated within the Chinese environmental policy context, with an emphasis on ensuring protection of people and the environment. After summarizing China