Learnings from Asia and Africa
August 24, 2018
Coal is the mainstay of the global electricity supply, accounting for nearly 40 percent of the world’s total. Despite recent growth of renewable energy in major economies, coal continues to be the leading contributor due to its wide availability and the competitive price of coal-based electricity generation.
Demonstrates serious intent to tackle climate change, says CSE
Arvind Kejriwal and Sunita Narain discuss issues relevant to Delhi and its air pollution at a public meeting organised by CSE
Monitoring of emissions from diesel vehicles is particularly weak. If emissions control system in modern diesel vehicles does not work, it can lead to uncontrolled killer emissions of toxic particulates and nitrogen oxides
Centre for Science and Environment calls it a self-serving and a business-as-usual deal Says the deal will take the world towards a catastrophic 3°C and beyond temperature increase pathway
In 2007, the US had less than 5 per cent of the global population, but it accounted for 20 per cent of global CO2 emissions. India, with almost 17 per cent of global population, accounted for less than 5 per cent of the emissions. More on who is emitting and how much. Read more