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

Transport is a fast growing sector. A steadily increasing motorization along with urbanization is a trend that can be observed in most developing countries. This and the oil dependence of the transport sector lead to considerable growth rates of carbon emissions. Actions to stop this trend are urgently needed.

The rapid growth in transport activity, based primarily on private motorised vehicles, generates social, environmental and economic costs. Transport already accounts for more than half of global liquid fossil fuel consumption and nearly a quarter of the world

The articles in this publication have been contributed by experts and scientists from across the climate research sector to inform and empower Parliamentarians to make interventions on climate change issues.

Campaign groups say turning the publicly-owned RBS into the Green Investment Bank would save money and also provide a model of sustainability for the rest of the banking sector.