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June 30, 2022

Korea saw 3.5% increase in GHG emissions as economy rebound in 2021

Korea’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions climbed 3.5% year on year in 2021 to 679.6 million tonnes, the country’s Ministry of Environment said on Tuesday.
June 28, 2022

Australia’s GHG emissions climbed in 2021 amid pandemic recovery

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by roughly 1% in 2021, as driving and travel increased and manufacturing activity rebounded in the aftermath of COVID-19 pandemic, the government announced on Monday.
June 23, 2022

Global food miles responsible for nearly 20% of all food emissions

Eating habits nowadays leads to significant costs to the environment, with a recent report released by Nature Food indicating that ‘food miles’ accounts for 19% of food supply chain emissions, three times more than previously thought.
June 14, 2022

Delayed hydrogen development may impede net zero goals: DNV

Green hydrogen, generated by renewable energy or from low-carbon power, is critical for reducing emissions, but it will only account for 5% of the global final energy mix by 2050, falling short of what is required to reach climate targets, global energy c
June 06, 2022

Atmospheric carbon levels peak at level not seen for 4 million years

Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere peaked more than 50% higher than pre-industrial levels in May, comparable to levels observed around 4 million years ago, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
June 06, 2022

UK, Denmark on track to meet climate pledge while Southeast Asia lags

Denmark and the United Kingdom are among “a handful of countries” on track to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, while South Asian and Southeast Asian countries like Bangladesh, Vietnam, Myanmar, and India lag, according to the Environmental Performance
May 18, 2022

Steel industry emissions to fall 30% by 2050: Woodmac

As more mills switch to less-polluting electric arc furnaces (EAF), carbon dioxide emissions from the world’s steel sector are expected to drop 30% by 2050 compared to last year, according to a study released on Tuesday by consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
May 11, 2022

Atmospheric carbon levels hit all-time high in human history

Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reach the highest on record for any calendar month during April, according to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography’s data.
April 26, 2022

UK carbon market covered 107 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2021

Carbon dioxide emissions covered by the UK’s emissions trading scheme (ETS) in the first year of operation in 2021 were 107.8 million tonnes, according to the UK ETS Authority.
April 11, 2022

IPCC cites cryptocurrency as factor of ‘future climate risks’

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations entity tasked with analyzing climate change science, has published a new report last week in which it cited cryptocurrency as one of the technologies that might require more energy and

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