News tagged with carbon emissions

Accurately measuring embodied carbon in buildings

Embodied carbon in the construction industry is a major factor of climate change, but it is rarely measured accurately. A reference text co-edited by an EPFL researcher calls for greater transparency surrounding embodied ...

dateMar 12, 2018 in Environment
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Many colours from a single dot

Physicists Bart van Dam and Katerina Newell (Dohnalova) from the UvA Institute of Physics, in collaboration with Emanuele Marino and Peter Schall as well as colleagues from the University of Twente and Jiljin University in ...

dateFeb 19, 2018 in Nanophysics
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Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore said Monday it would impose a carbon tax from next year to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and make companies more competitive as global agreements on climate change take effect.

dateFeb 19, 2018 in Environment
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