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Tag: carbon dioxide

Australia branded a leading ’emissions exporter’

Australia's refusal to ease coal exports has prompted a rift with low-lying Pacific island neighbours whose countries are threatened by rising sea levels.

Can we eat Big Macs and still avoid climate chaos?

Climate change is threatening the world's food supply, even as the way we produce food fuels global warming.

Stale cockpit air may be dulling your airline pilot’s performance

Airliner cockpits can also have levels of carbon dioxide elevated enough that in simulations it causes pilots to fail test manoeuvres at higher rates than normal.

China carbon emissions in retreat after ‘structural break’ in economy, study...

Structural economic changes have allowed China to meet emission targets earlier than expected.

Sweltering Europe loses its fizz as CO2 shortage hits drinkers

Europe is currently experiencing a shortage of industrial carbon dioxide.

Global warming may have ‘devastating’ effects on rice, study says

An increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide has been reducing the amount of iron, zinc, protein, and vitamins present in rice.

Norway postpones decision on carbon capture plant

The plant would be Europe’s first industrial carbon capture and offshore storage project.

UN shipping agency under pressure to tackle growing CO2 emissions

Shipping currently accounts for 2.2% of world CO2 emissions.

UK sandwich-eating produces same CO2 as ‘millions of cars’

Some sandwiches account for the production of as much carbon dioxide as a 19-kilometre drive.

Archived: Greening the coal-blooded business

By Joseph Masilamany PETALING JAYA: Coal plays a vital role in electricity generation worldwide. Coal-fired power plants currently fuel 41% of global electricity. In some...