News tagged with emissions

China announces climate target for Paris deal

Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global ...

dateJun 30, 2015 in Environment
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Cleaning up ship emissions with a steel sponge

The world shipbuilding industry is facing drastically stricter requirements for emissions starting this year, and by 2020 emissions will need to be cut even more. Currently, as many as 60 per cent of the world's ports have ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Engineering
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The real lessons of the VW scandal

Consumer anger has been intense since Volkswagen (VW) admitted to selling diesel cars outfitted with software designed to fool emissions tests. The company's stock has fallen. Investors and consumers are suing. The CEO has ...

dateOct 02, 2015 in Business
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Measuring climate change action

Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions could have big benefits in the U.S., according to a report released today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including thousands of avoided deaths from extreme heat, ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Environment
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