News tagged with carbon emissions

Better building through design

The construction industry could slash its carbon emissions by as much as 50% by optimising the design of new buildings, which currently use double the amount of steel and concrete required by safety codes.

Jun 04, 2014 2.3 / 5 (4) 1

Adjusting to climate change

New findings suggest battling climate change could be a challenge, urge the global community to transform its energy system or face grim consequences.

Sep 04, 2014 2.3 / 5 (3) 1

US state, Chinese officials announce climate deal

(AP)—California Gov. Jerry Brown and China's top climate negotiator on Friday signed the first agreement between a U.S. state and China that seeks greater cooperation on clean energy technologies and research meant to reduce ...

Sep 14, 2013 3 / 5 (2) 4