Carbon Emissions

  • Obama takes on power plants as part of new climate plan 26-06-2013 06:50 AM

    Washington: President Barack Obama tried to revive his stalled climate change agenda on Tuesday, promising new rules to cut carbon emissions from US power plants and other domestic actions including support for renewable energy. Obama also signaled he would block construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada if...
  • Watch: Hyundai Motor's controversial suicide ad 27-04-2013 10:39 AM

    South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co has been forced to apologise for an advertisement that sought to promote the zero carbon emissions of one of its cars by featuring a man failing to commit suicide using a hose attached to the exhaust. The ad debacle is the latest to hit...
  • More funds needed to cut carbon emissions: PM 22-06-2012 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: Friday is the last day of the Earth Summit at Rio and 191 member nations of the United Nations are expected to endorse the final draft proposal that lays down new mechanisms for eventual funding and technology transfer for sustainable development. On Thursday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh criticised...
  • CFL bulbs dim out in Delhi 14-03-2012 12:01 PM

    The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) had the right intentions. As incandescent bulbs use too much energy, it decided to replace them with compact fluorescent lamps (CFL). CFLs consume only a fifth of the energy used by the tungsten worms. Kerala had already shown the way by saving 300 MW...
  • 'Suit Up!', said Barney Stinson...

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    ...and the environmentalists flinched. The other day I came across an elaborate advertisement for carbon friendly suits, and it got me investigating. ...

  • Drive to reduce emissions may prove costly for Tata 19-12-2007 02:33 AM

    Ahmedabad: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said on Saturday he had big shoes to fill but vowed to do his best to get his team off to flying starts in their quest for a fourth successive World Cup. Watson, who opens the innings for the defending champions, excelled in the limited...