climate action

India succeeds in reducing emissions rate by 33% over 14 years – sources

According to the report’s conclusions, India is on track to fulfill its obligation under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce emissions intensity by 45% from 2005 levels by 2030. From 2005 to 2019, according to authorities familiar with the Third National Communication (TNC) report’s preparations, India’s rate of emissions intensity—the …

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Australia needs to reduce emissions to net zero by 2038 to do ‘fair share’ to contain global heating, analysis shows

Researchers claim that the government’s climate schedule needs to be advanced by ten years in order to keep warming to 1.5C. According to new scientific analysis, Australia’s fair share of action to give the world a chance to prevent global warming to 1.5C would entail attaining net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2038 …

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New Zealand announces its biggest emissions reduction project in history

Eliminating coal from the Glenbrook Steel Plant’s energy mix will reduce emissions by 1%, or the equivalent of removing 300,000 cars from the road. The country’s primary steel plant will switch from coal to renewable electricity as part of New Zealand’s greatest emissions reduction programme ever, which the government claims would have the same environmental …

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Industrial heavyweights call for urgent action on cutting Australia’s emissions

In order for Australia to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and meet its goal of keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, some of the country’s largest heavy industrial companies, including BHP, BlueScope, Rio Tinto, and Woodside, say urgent action is required from governments, investors, and business. After their endorsement of a research in February that …

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Australia steps toward making big polluters reduce emissions

Australia, Canberra— With the minor Greens party announcing their support on Monday, the Australian government made a significant step toward passing a critical climate policy that would require the main emitters of greenhouse gases to reduce emissions. The so-called Safeguard Mechanism measures, according to the center-left Labor Party administration, are crucial for Australia to meet …

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Iraqi PM promises action to tackle crippling climate change

BAGHDAD— Iraq’s prime minister Sunday promised sweeping measures to tackle climate change — which has affected millions across the country — including plans to meet a third of the country’s electricity demands using renewable energy. Climate change for years has compounded the woes of the troubled country. Droughts and increased water salinity have destroyed crops, animals …

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