Posts Tagged ‘emissions’

Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments. Source

Global aviation emissions in 2019 far exceed official reports, reveals study

This discovery reveals a significant under-reporting issue that could have profound implications for international climate policy. Source

Landmark study reveals gas stove emissions boost childhood asthma rates, adult deaths

The study, published Friday in Science Advances, represents the first time researchers have quantified the link between gas stoves and asthma from NO2 exposures inside homes. Source

Human-caused carbon emissions have no discernible effect on climate, study finds

Despite lots of very loud and very influential people claiming otherwise, the so-called “carbon emissions” caused by humans is “non-discernible,” to quote a prominent researcher, when it comes to having an impact on the climate. Demetris Koutsoyiannis, a professor in Greece, published a paper recently that explains using scientific data how the expansion of a […]

New study assesses hundreds of US landfills to quantifying methane emissions

Image Credit: Mohammed Saber/EPA-EFE According to a new study, more than half the landfills in the United States are “super-emitters” of methane. Methane, a heat-trapping greenhouse gas (GHG), is 28 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. The study, “Quantifying methane emissions from United States landfills,” was led by nonprofit Carbon Mapper and published in the […]

New EU law on Emissions will Have Big Financial Impact on its Citizens

The European Union’s recent move to outlaw both gas and coal fires in homes within a little over 15 years has sparked controversy and concerns about the financial implications for property owners. This regulation, passed by the European Parliament in collaboration with the European Council, aims to reduce emissions and energy consumption in buildings, with […]

Richest 1% fuel climate crisis with excessive emissions, Oxfam report reveals

Excessive emissions from the wealthiest threaten global stability A recent report by Oxfam International uncovers the disproportionate impact of the world’s wealthiest on climate change, putting millions at risk. The report titled “Climate Equality: A Planet for the 99%” highlights how the richest 1% of the global population, equivalent to approximately 78 million people, contributed […]

Methane emissions from food waste alarmingly accelerate climate crisis

As EPA reports highlight the staggering methane emissions from food waste, the U.S. grapples with an overlooked environmental hazard. Source

Reducing carbon emissions can’t come at the expense of our oceans

A showdown over the future of the world’s oceans and its hidden resources has been building over the past few years.  The global community recently finalized a new United Nations (UN) treaty to conserve and sustainably manage marine biodiversity on the high seas and the deep seabed, yet at the same time the world seems… […]

Research expedition discovers extensive emissions of methane from bottom of Baltic Sea

The research project aimed “to expand knowledge about methane and its sources and sinks in the oxygen-free environments in the deeper parts of the Baltic Sea.” Source

Amazon ships goods on Maersk’s first-ever zero-emissions container vessel

The “maiden voyage” was part of a 2023-2024 agreement Amazon finalized with Maersk to transport 20,000 40-foot equivalent containers using methanol through Maersk’s “ECO Delivery” ocean product offering. Source

Exclusive: Banks Vote To Limit Accounting Of Emissions In Bond And Stock Sales

Banks working to develop global standards on accounting for carbon emissions in bond or stock sale underwriting have voted to exclude most of these emissions from their own carbon footprint, three people familiar with the matter said. Source

Food collapse incoming: Globalist war on nitrogen emissions putting entire global food supply at risk

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) Governments all over the world are passing policies to deal with nitrogen emissions – and these policies are putting the global food supply at risk.The people pushing this so-called “war on nitrogen” claim that excess nitrogen in the environment is hazardous and pollutes the land, the water and the air. They say […]

10,000 Dutch Farmers Protest Government’s Crippling Nitrogen Emissions Target in The Hague

Famine is a common result of maniac big state policies. Via: ReMix: Thousands of Dutch farmers protested on Saturday against the government’s policies to reduce nitrogen emissions, warning they will put farms out of business and affect food production. Hundreds of tractors from across the Netherlands could be seen driving to the event in The Hague […]

UN’s goal to reduce carbon emissions is a scam to enable the rich to become richer off the backs of the poor

BY RHODA WILSON ON JANUARY 14, 2023 • ( 4 COMMENTS ) One of the goals under the United Nations’ Agenda 2030 plan is Sustainable Development Goal 7 (“SDG7”). We are told that the whole point of “sustainable development” is to mitigate the problems that will supposedly be caused by humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions (“GHG”). This fairy tale has left most people […]

Canadian Bank Launches Credit Card Linked to Carbon Emissions

A bank in Canada has become the first in the country to launch a credit card that tracks a customer’s carbon emissions, amid concerns that such a scheme could one day be used to restrict purchases. In an effort by the credit union to display its commitment to ‘climate action’, Vancity will offer a credit […]

Credit Card That Can Track Carbon Emissions, Launched By Canadian Bank

A Canadian bank has launched a credit card that can track a customer’s carbon emissions. Vancity is offering a credit card that links purchases to carbon emissions and allow customers to compare their monthly carbon […] The post Credit Card That Can Track Carbon Emissions, Launched By Canadian Bank appeared first on News Punch. Source

French company unveils first zero emissions ferry in Marseille

Anchored in port, the ferry runs on electricity. At sea, special filters with sodium bicarbonate reduce its emissions to practically zero. But there is a catch.

Biden’s Ambitious Emissions-Reduction Goals To Be Accelerated By Executive Orders

President Biden’s ambitious emissions-reduction goals that encourage investment in green energy to drive the country away from fossil fuels will be conducted in a series of executive actions, according to Houston Chronicle. This comes weeks after Congress approved $370 billion in clean energy funding that will pave the way for the US to slash emissions by […]

Energy Crisis: EU Passes Carbon Emissions Bill that will Result in ‘Poverty for Generations’

Despite the fact it is currently wrestling with a crippling energy crisis, the EU has passed legislation putting further curbs on carbon emissions.

New study warns to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, abandon ‘developed reserves’ of fossil fuels

There should not only be no new development of oil and gas fields or coal mines, but also abandon 40 percent of “developed reserves” of fossil fuels.

Why Do Walmart, Amazon, Target And IKEA Have Such High Emissions?

Above Photo: A new report details the relationship between four major retailers that ship goods to the U.S. and fossil-fueled carrier companies. Ship It Zero. As a congestion crisis continues to stall polluting container ships in ports around the world, there is a growing awareness of the role that international shipping plays in both the climate […]

COP26 Negotiators Do Little To Cut Emissions

Above Photo: An oil pumpjack is seen on April 16, 2021 near Eldorado, Texas. Francois Picard/AFP via Getty Images. But Allow Oil And Gas Executives To Rest Easy. Pledges Were Made And Alliances Formed, But Reading The Fine Print, The Petroleum Industry Retains Its Hold On The World’s Economy, At Least In The Short Term. […]

Fossil fuel companies push emissions to pre-pandemic levels

CO2 emissions had declined immensely over the course of the 2020 Covid pandemic all over the planet.  On April 7, 2020, global carbon dioxide emissions plummeted to levels not seen since 2006, according to a study that suggests the coronavirus pandemic might have led to the largest reduction in CO2 ever recorded, reported the Scientific […]

Australia’s Economy at Risk as Nations Shift to Zero Emissions

Australia’s export-driven economy could bear the brunt of a global net-zero-by-2050 movement as trading partners take steps to adopt more stringent carbon abatement measures. Australia declared a goal to reach net zero by 2050 last week, with world leaders meeting this week at the 26th United Nations climate change summit, COP26. Analysis by the advisory […]

New Zealand Pledges to Halve Emissions by 2030

New Zealand (NZ) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have set the pacific nation an ambitious target to cut emissions by 50 percent by 2030. The move comes as the United Nations international climate change conference, COP26, gets underway in Glasgow, Scotland. The NZ government is setting itself a new Nationally […]

Diesel Emissions In Major US Cities Disproportionately Harm Communities Of Color

Above Photo: Shipping container trucks sit in traffic as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union strikes, putting a halt to most of the work at the busiest seaport complex in the nation on November 29, 2012 in Long Beach, California. David McNew/Getty Images. Diesel Vehicles Represented 5 Percent Of Traffic Through The Urban Areas But […]

Top 5 meat and dairy companies match Exxon in greenhouse gas emissions

A Meat Atlas 2021 graphic shows greenhouse gas emissions of leading meat and milk firms. Bartz / Stockmar / CC-BY 4.0 The world’s five biggest meat and dairy companies emit the same volume of greenhouse gases as fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil. That’s just one of many shocking figures from the Meat Atlas 2021, a comprehensive look at the meat industry released by […]

NOAA reports record highs in greenhouse gas emissions and global sea levels

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just released their State of the Climate in 2020 report which provides a detailed update on global climate indicators, notable weather events, and other data collected by environmental monitoring stations and instruments located on land, water, ice, and in space. Scientists from all over the world contribute […]

Eliminating emissions by 2050 could save 74 million lives

The climate crisis has already proven to be deadly as this summer’s extreme heatwaves and devastating floods have wreaked havoc on our planet. And it is likely to continue if we do not eliminate greenhouse gas emissions. A new study, published in Nature Communications, calculates the mortality cost of carbon emissions and the numbers are […]

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