Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived. Figures released Tuesday by the International Energy Agency show emissions from the production and use of oil, gas and coal were 2% higher in December 2020 than a … Read more

View: Steps India needs to take for green and energy efficient future

Synopsis The energy intensity of India’s GDP decreased by more than 20% over the past decade. Our share in global CO2 emissions is around 6%, versus a population share of about 16%. Per-capita emissions are 1.6 tonnes of CO2, versus the global average of 4.4 tonnes. By Gaurav Bhatiani & Sanjeev AhluwaliaDelivering the 19th Darbari … Read more