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UN Calls for Pedal Power to Reduce Environmental Damage

... urgently needed to reduce climate-altering carbon emissions that are damaging Asia's health and could also th...because Asia's share of the world's greenhouse gas emissions was expected to grow larger with the rapid economic expansion of China and India. "We have now rea...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Blamed for Backtracking in the Fight Against Carbon Emission

...lican. The legislation obliges California to cut emissions back to 1990 levels by 2020. Work has begun on qua...IMATE - what the bill proposes2002 law on vehicle emissions cuts copied by 10 other states 2006 law AB32 demands cut in emissions to 1990 levels by 2020 $3bn pr...

Great Lakes Fish in Canada Heavily Polluted

...alling for steps to significantly reduce pollution emissions in the Great Lakes basin and deal with the continuing legacy of dangerous chemicals, such as PCBs, once used electrical equipment but banned in 1970s. Even though PCBs have not been used for decades, they are still being found in some fish at unsafe ...

Hydrogen Fuel Is It a New Fuel for the Future?

...ydroelectric plant in the Alps. It produces no CO2 emissions at all." Along with using renewable energy to produce "green hydrogen", Hafseld believes that the increasing uses of hydrogen-powered fuel cells in cars are crucial for maximizing hydrogen's potential. "Fuel cells are about twice as efficient as in...

Boom in Internet Shopping may Be Adding to CO2 Emissions

...nd Traders are anything to go by. The growth in emissions from vans and lorries due to home deliveries has outweighed the reduction in carbon dioxide emissions due to the introduction of more efficient cars, the report said. The total CO2 emitted by cars fel...

A Break Through Energy Bill by the US Government

..., and that a large majority also favors tightening emissions standards. Former New York City Ma... which includes 127 proposals to reduce greenhouse emissions by 30 percent by 2030 and a congestion charge for driving through certain parts of Manhattan. ...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...ecades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut in emissions is possible and may be the only way to tackle clim...which fossil fuels are not burned, or in which all emissions from fossil fuels are prevented from entering the atmosphere. The UK government has set a target ...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...ecades. CAT says achieving such a drastic cut in emissions is possible and may be the only way to tackle clim...which fossil fuels are not burned, or in which all emissions from fossil fuels are prevented from entering the atmosphere. The UK government has set a target ...

Eco-architecture Takes Root in Thailand, but Growth is Slow

...aid that eco-friendly buildings cut greenhouse gas emissions and reduce death and illness caused by poor air quality, especially in the developing world. Some property developers are catching on to the fact that it is not just the environment that benefits but their bank balances too. Bruno Pingel is presi...

Worms are Killing the Planet

...ternative systems for greenhouse potential. "The emissions that come from these worms can actually be 290 times more potent than carbon dioxide and 20 times more potent than methane. In all environmental systems you get good points and bad points." This is because worms used in composting emit nitrous oxid...

Subsidize Solar Water Heaters for Homes, Expert Tells Australian Government

...get a good enough return in cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the investment. "Schools are being used 200...et any greenhouse targets or provide details of an emissions trading system, the professor said. "The government's basically saying trust us, so you vote for u...

Big B Teams Up With Sienna Miller for Global Warming Campaign

... spreads awareness about global warming. "Carbon emissions will be huge from countries like India and China with growing populations and economy. It will be wise to start doing whatever we can to protect our planet, Contactmusic quoted him, as saying. Miller, who is in India for a week-long trip as an amba...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

...op a way to successfully capture a majority of the emissions from the dirtiest motor we could find, Palmer, who...pital either from government or industry: the only emissions they are not sure their box can handle are those from aviation. The important aspect of the techno...

Present Rate of Carbon Emissions Could Increase Number of Hot Days in Mediterranean by 500 Pc

...ent increase if the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions continue , according to a joint study by American ...udy also showed that a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions could reduce the intensification of dangerously hot days projected in the scenario by up to 50 perce...

Wine Woos World as Trade Fair Opens

...es such as eco-friendly packaging, reducing carbon emissions and sustainable development of vineyards and winemaking. Vinexpo is held every two years, and controversies from the last two shows are still causing ripples. In 2003, an unprecedented national heat wave plus an air conditioning breakdown in the te...

Desalination of Sea is Not a Solution to Tackle Global Water Scarcity: WWF

... in the energy intensive technology would increase emissions and damage coastal and river habitats, greater emphasis on managing existing supplies should be given before the go-ahead is given to major water projects. New desalination plants, which are primarily located in coastal areas, should also be subjec...

China Cannot Be Blamed for Rising CO2 Emissions: Britain Official

...oint blaming China for rising carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions after a new report suggested that China may have ...responsibility", Ashton added. "Much of China's emissions growth", Ashton said, "was being driven by consumers in the West buying Chinese goods." He noted tha...

Northern Forests Less Effective Than Tropical Forests in Reducing Global Warming

...setting carbon entering the air through industrial emissions and deforestation. The Science paper was written...f how trees and other plants respond to industrial emissions of carbon dioxide, which is a critical problem in global warming," Stephens says. "This will help us...

West Told to Stop Blaming China for Pollution

...China produced the highest level of carbon dioxide emissions in 2006 and has overtaken the United States as the...p of Eight's (G8) objective of reducing greenhouse emissions by half in 2050. The G8 objective was outlined at this year's G8 summit held at Heiligendamm in Ge...

Galapagos on UN Endangered List

... 6,000 residents and reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2,800 tons a year. The project has come up with the help of The Ecuador government, the United Nations Foundation and the e7a nonprofit group representing 10 electric companies in G8 countries. They are sharing the projects $10 million tab. The p...

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