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COP28 Dubai Summit enters final week amid negotiations on emissions cuts and fossil fuels

After a break, COP28 continues its work on Friday, also the day talks on an outcome text kick into high gear. Negotiators are aiming to agree on how to bolster emissions-cutting targets set by the Paris Agreement and what to do about the future of fossil fuels like oil, gas and coal.

Gujarat registers 55 pc reduction in carbon emissions in energy production

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government on Monday announced that the state has witnessed 55 per cent reduction in carbon emissions in energy production after the implementation of the Solar Power Policy, on the occasion of World Environment Day.

COVID-19 crisis causes 17 percent drop in global carbon emissions: Study

New York/IBNS: The COVID-19 global lockdown has had an “extreme” effect on daily carbon emissions, but it is unlikely to last - according to a new analysis by an international team of scientists.

Fall in COVID-linked carbon emissions won’t halt climate change - UN weather agency chief

New York/IBNS: An expected drop in greenhouse gas emissions linked to the global economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is only “short-term good news”, the head of the UN weather agency said on Wednesday.

Carbon emissions from volcanic rocks can create global warming - study

London/IBNS: Greenhouse gas emissions released directly from the movement of volcanic rocks are capable of creating massive global warming effects – a discovery which could transform the way scientists predict climate change, a new study reveals.

Is the world ready to end the coal era and embrace clean energy?

New York/IBNS: Access to electricity has transformed the world, helping countries to develop their economies, and lifting millions out of poverty. However, this success has come at a great cost: the energy sector, heavily reliant on fossil fuels, is responsible for some 40 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions – one of the so-called greenhouse gases, which trap heat in the atmosphere and warm the Earth – and almost two-thirds of these emissions come from coal.

Global temperature targets missed within decades unless carbon emissions reversed: Study

London, Jan 31 (IBNS): New projections by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Southampton, and the Australian National University in Canberra, could be the catalyst the world has sought to determine how best to meet its obligations to reduce carbon emissions and better manage global warming as defined by the Paris Agreement.