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Carbon emissions from new cars in EU fall 2.6pc

Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union fell 2.6 per cent last year, beating goals set for 2015 as part of efforts to slow climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Wednesday.

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Carbon emissions from new cars in EU fall 2.6pc

Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union fell 2.6 per cent last year, beating goals set for 2015 as part of efforts to slow climate change, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Wednesday.

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China to surpass US as top cause of global warming

China is poised to overtake the United States as the main cause of man-made global warming since 1990, the benchmark year for UN-led action, in a historic shift that may raise pressure on Beijing to act. China's cumulative gre

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Renewable energy ‘best option against emissions’

Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, said a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). This

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Equate picks partner for CO2 recovery project

Equate Petrochemical Company, a major player in the petrochemical sector based in Kuwait, has signed a partnership agreement with Gulf Cryo for the country’s second CO2 recovery project. Kuwait-based Gulf Cryo, a key operato

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World ‘may be hotter by an alarming 5C’

Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are rising annually by around three per cent, placing Earth on track for warming that could breach five degrees Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100, according to a new study. The figur

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Toyota’s global hybrid sales top 1m in 2012

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced that the global sales of its hybrid vehicles until October 31 this year have crossed the one million units mark with cumulative sales reaching 4.60 million units. Nobuyuki Negishi, chie

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Global CO2 emissions hit record led by China

China spurred a jump in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to their highest ever recorded level in 2011, offsetting falls in the United States and Europe, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. CO2 emissions rose by 3.2

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Etihad runs first ‘green’ trajectory flight

An Etihad Airways Airbus A330-200 has become the first aircraft in the region to perform an environment friendly approach to descent that cuts noise, flight times, minimises fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The demonstration flight whic

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Dubai Airports cuts CO2 emissions by 72,000T

Dubai Airports’ conservation efforts have resulted in reducing CO2 emissions by 72,793 tonnes, saving 131.9 million gallons of water and achieving fuel savings of Dh15.9 million ($4.33 million) in 2011. “We take our environmental responsib

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