Source: Wall Street Daily - Carbon capture and storage (CCS) has long been weighed down by exorbitant costs, making it an industry thats been stuck on the launch pad for more than a decade
despite spending $20 billion on technology. Now, U.S. utilities could be required to install CCS technology in all newly built, coal-fired power plants, according to a proposed rule from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Source: The New Age Online - The city of Johannesburg is almost certain to become the first city in South Africa to convert its fleet to carbon-free fuel within the next two years. It began piloting the conversion in its Metrobus fleet at the beginning of this year.
On Friday, 17 October 2014, IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB), covered the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 12), which runs from 6 to 17 October 2014, from Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea
The uncertainty caused by inflation is a dampener to growth in an emerging economy like India
I hope you, like me, have a wise child who shows you the error of your ways.
The winner of this year’s Nobel prize for Economics, professor Jean Tirole, is easily a hedgehog with the achievements of a fox
If Narendra Modi does not believe in a social safety net like MGNREGA, he should repeal the Act. Or else, reform it
Le vendredi 17 octobre 2014, le Service des informations de l’IIDD, Ã travers son Bulletin des nÃ©gociations de la terre, a portÃ© sur la douziÃ¨me rÃ©union de la ConfÃ©rence des Parties Ã la Convention sur la diversitÃ© biologique (CDB CdP 12), qui se dÃ©roule du 6 au 17 Octobre 2014, de Pyeongchang, en RÃ©publique de CorÃ©e. En ligne sur: http://enb.iisd.mobi/cbd-cop12/
The IMF has just reported that China, not the US, is now the world’s largest economy. Is it really?
It is too early to say whether the current decline in global commodity prices is temporary or structural
Ports owned by the government loaded 288.48 mt of various cargo, 4.2% more than the 276.85 mt handled in the same period last year
India has denied the region dignity and development, and applied threat and torture to preserve the democracy in an on-again-off-again indulgence
The dangers of driving in Delhi, in particular, cannot be overstated, especially for expatriates who are used to rigorous driving licence tests, sticking by rules, extremely vigilant traffic police and generally calmer roads
How the extremities of redundancy and change affect life in India
Organizations of the Hindu Right have depicted Muslim men as lustful sexual predators right from the 1920s
Panic spreads globally, but Nigeria shows it need not be an inevitable reaction
Global disinflation will benefit India in its long battle against high inflation
Source: Forbes - From A for Apple to Z for Zurich Insurance, companies that are doing most to tackle climate change are also financially outperforming their peers, new research suggests.
Source: Guardian Liberty Voice - A newly published study has produced the most evidence yet that valuable fish species are being forced north and south towards both of the Earths poles by climate change and the continuous rising of ocean temperatures. The study predicts that many numbers of fish species will be affected if temperature increases are allowed to continue at current rates and that a large percentage of fish species may disappear from warmer tropical waters as early as 2050.
Source: Daily News & Analysis - Climate change has shrunk Peruvian glaciers by 40% in the past four decades and the melt-off has spawned nearly 1,000 new high-altitude lakes since 1980, Peru's government said on Wednesday.