Greenhouse gas emissions

Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism

Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism (Crediting) Amendment Bill 2023 has been passed by Parliament, marking a significant milestone in the country’s efforts to address climate change. With the new arrangements taking effect from 1 July 2023, the reformed Safeguard Mechanism aims to ..

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India’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy

India’s Long-Term Low Emission Development Strategy was launched by the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change at the COP27. What is Long-Term Low Emissions Development Strategy? The 2015 Paris Agreement requires all parties to create a long-term low ..

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G20 Countries Spent Nearly 700 Billion USD to Support Fossil Fuels in 2021

On November 1, 2022, the Climate Policy Factbook was released by BloombergNEF and Bloomberg Philanthropies. What are the key findings of the factbook? The G20 countries continued to provide substantial financial aid for fossil fuel production and consumption in 2021. ..

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Study on Fast Melting Arctic Ice and ocean acidification

Rapid melting of Arctic Ice is contributing the fast-paced acidification of ocean. Key facts An international team of researchers have found that acidity levels in the Arctic Ocean’s western region are raising 3 to 4 times faster than any other ..

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Australia’s ambitious 2030 emissions target to UN

On June 16, 2022, new centre-left government of Australia submitted more ambitious emissions targets to United Nations in order to end foot-dragging on climate change. Highlights Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has increased Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction target to 43 percent, ..

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Study on Children Asthma and Traffic-related pollution

As per new study on Children Asthma, traffic-related air pollutants accounts for around 2 million new cases of paediatric asthma, from Mumbai to Los Angeles. Highlights Asthma is a chronic illness, causing inflammation of the lung’s airways. Researchers studied ground ..

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