News tagged with global emissions

Getting to a zero carbon future

Avoiding the worst consequences of climate change by reducing global carbon emissions to as close to zero as possible is one of humanity's most pressing challenges. The University of California San Diego has launched the ...

dateOct 17, 2016 in Environment
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German lawmakers ratify Paris climate accord

Germany's lower of house of parliament on Thursday ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, following in the footsteps of 60 other countries that have committed to the landmark agreement designed to stem the planet's ...

dateSep 22, 2016 in Environment
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Paris deal to receive boost at UN event

At least 20 countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact's chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, U.N. ...

dateSep 20, 2016 in Environment
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