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Major offshore wind developers partner with the Carbon Trust to decarbonise and scale up sustainably

Splash24/7 03 Feb 2023
They will work in collaboration with the Carbon Trust as part of the new Offshore Wind Sustainability Joint Industry Programme to develop the first industry-backed, standardised methodology and guidance to measure and address the carbon emissions associated with offshore wind ...

Aiming For Atmanirbhar: EV lending platform looking to expand upto 25 states

Beijing News 03 Feb 2023
India is moving forward firmly for the 'panchamrit' and net-zero carbon emission by 2070 to usher in a green industrial and economic transition ... It is not just expected to cut fuel bills but can also give a big contribution to India's zero carbon emission commitment.

Aspen sustainable development goals set high bar for the state

Aspen Times 03 Feb 2023
These changes are directly related to the city’s initiative to reduce emissions by 63% by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050 ... What does this mean? Many of the large homes won’t just need to offset their carbon emissions; they will now be capped ... emissions in 2050, city officials said.

India\u2019s G20 Presidency: LiFE lessons for global markets

Indian Express 03 Feb 2023
India\u2019s new Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) initiative is an important platform that could help lower energy costs, carbon dioxide emissions, air pollution and inequalities in energy consumption ... reduce global carbon dioxide emissions by more than 2 billion tonnes by 2030.

Forestry policy – who decides?

The Irish Times 03 Feb 2023
Despite three years of hard work, and much public consultation on changing the nation’s forestry toward the establishment and management of native woods, and industries, the funding for State forestry development has been committed to short-term, single species plantations of exotic conifers, for commercial returns, and to offset carbon emissions.

Mytilineos deal with Compagnie de Saint-Gobain

Ekathimerini 03 Feb 2023
... than 3,900 tons of CO2 emissions annually – the equivalent of the yearly carbon footprint of around 700 people living in Italy.

Feature: Atmosphere of Xinjiang's Gobi desert undergoes "physical examinations" 03 Feb 2023
URUMQI, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- When a power outage alarm sounds at about 4 a.m., Dong Yinxi rushes out of her dormitory with a flashlight and trudges through knee-deep snow to her work station over 300 meters away ... China has announced that it aims to peak its carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 ... Enditem .

Minnesota House sends Juneteenth holiday bill to governor's desk

Duluth News Tribune 03 Feb 2023
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House of Representatives on Thursday, Feb ... The measure now awaits the governor's signature ... That all are created equal." ... Minnesota isn't on track to meet the carbon emission reduction goals it set more than a decade ago. A bill would require utilities to have 100% carbon-free electricity generation within 20 years ... Load More ... .

China adds sites to Wetlands of International Importance list

People Daily 03 Feb 2023
BEIJING, Feb ... The 18 new sites include Beijing Wild Duck Lake Wetland, the nine turns and 18 bends on the Greater Khingan Range, and Baima Lake Wetland in Huai'an, Jiangsu Province ... Feb ... They are among the Earth's top stores of carbon, whose existence contributes to global efforts to reduce carbon emissions. (Web editor ... .

DP World to develop container terminal at India’s Deendayal Port

Seatrade Maritime News 03 Feb 2023
DP World has won a major concession to develop, operate and maintain a container terminal at Deendayal port in Gujarat, on the western coast of India. The project involves the construction of a mega-container terminal at Tuna-Tekra through a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) ... Related ... Related. 55% drop in DP World Southampton carbon emissions ... .

Eight racing cars land in Hyderabad for Formula E Championship

The Siasat Daily 03 Feb 2023
Hyderabad ... Hyderabad is all set to host the first-ever E-Prix in the country ... The first global motorsport to be certified with net zero carbon emission, the Formula-E World Championship will see 11 teams race against each other and bring in the excitement with their all-electric amazing moto cars never seen before in the city ... .

Kylie Jenner faces backlash after reviving Astroworld theme at kids' birthday bash

Hastings Tribune 03 Feb 2023
The event featured large gray inflatable heads, similar to one at the entrance of the 2021 music festival in Houston ... In recent months, the billionaire beauty mogul has also been criticized for taking a private jet on a 17-minute flight from Camarillo to Van Nuys, largely due to the flight's heavy amounts of carbon dioxide emissions ... ——— ... .

Coal to be part of the baseload energy mix for some time to come yet

Independent online (SA) 03 Feb 2023
She said while South Africa was committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change and the goals of decarbonisation, a Just Transition meant one needed to take into account that Africa accounts for only 3% of global carbon emissions, South Africa is a developing state and its transition into a cleaner economy needed to be people-centred.

Audit finds 'pervasive noncompliance' in Minnesota agencies providing grants

The Globe 03 Feb 2023
ST. PAUL — A nonpartisan audit has found widespread issues with how some Minnesota agencies track grant money ... Several have pleaded guilty. ADVERTISEMENT ... St ... Minnesota isn't on track to meet the carbon emission reduction goals it set more than a decade ago. A bill would require utilities to have 100% carbon-free electricity generation within 20 years ... .

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A bold bid to mend our broken borders

The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2023
The Mail is enormously proud of Britain’s long history of giving safe haven to those fleeing war and oppression. The problem is our asylum system is too often abused, with thousands of Channel migrants landing illegally on our beaches ... But that would mean spending billions importing energy – increasing pollution and carbon emissions ... Low taxes work ... .

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