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3% rise in Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions in 2011

As per the report “Trends in global CO2 emissions”, there is a 3% surge in the global carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in 2011. The 3 % increase took the total amount of CO2 in air at an all-time high of 34 billion tonnes. The report was published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) ..

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Current Affairs: December 15, 2011

Canada quits Kyoto Complaining that Kyoto Protocol does not cover the world’s two largest emitters, the United States and China, and therefore cannot work, Canada has quit the Kyoto Protocol. The Protocol originally covered countries generating less than 30 per cent of global emissions and now it covered less than only 13 per cent and ..

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Current Affairs : December 12, 2011

India agrees to legally binding emission cuts in Durban climate deal India at Durban has for the first time agreed to binding emission cuts, with all other major emitters, but the quantity of cuts would be based on equity. The 194 countries have agreed on a roadmap for a 2015 accord that will, for the ..

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Delhi Metro: First Train in world to earn ` 47cr carbon credit points

Delhi Metro has become the first such railway project in the world to get carbon credits from UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol, for helping in reduction of greenhouse emissions. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has helped in reduction in emission of harmful gases into the city’s atmosphere. In the process, it ..

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Current Affairs: Science, Technology & Environment: 27.6.09

June 19, 2009 : Current carbon dioxide levels highest in past 2.1 mn yearsJune 21, 2009: Duty cuts sought on cancer, AIDS medicinesJune 23, 2009 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captures never-before-seen images of SaturnJune 23, 2009 : Ashoka education foundation world’s first international environment OlympiadJune 27, 2009 : Dutch firm launches pain-free cancer treatment in India ..

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