Carbon emissions fall at fastest rate in 30 years as electricity sector moves away from coal
Renewable Energy

Carbon emissions fall at fastest rate in 30 years as electricity sector moves away from coal

Carbon emissions generated by the electricity sector fell at the fastest rate in at least 30 years as countries turned their backs on coal, analysis suggests. Coal-fuelled electricity declined 3 per cent in 2019, leading to a 2 per cent fall in the power sector’s carbon dioxide emissions, according to a worldwide assessment by climate think tank Ember.…

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator
Green Energy

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Photo: ShutterstockLast month, JetBlue announced plans to become carbon neutral on all domestic flights in 2020 and offset up to 17 billion pounds of carbon emissions. And on the consumer level, airlines like United have long offered carbon offset options for environmentally-conscious travelers—but how exactly do carbon offsets even work?Well, if you’re looking to learn…

EU carbon neutrality: Leaders agree 2050 target without Poland
Green Energy

EU carbon neutrality: Leaders agree 2050 target without Poland

Image copyright EPA Image caption European Council President Charles Michel said member states had different starting points European Union leaders meeting in Brussels have agreed to make the currently 28-member bloc carbon neutral by 2050.However Poland, which is heavily reliant on coal, remains opposed and has been exempted for the time being.European Council President Charles…