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World 06 Dec 2018 | 2:05 AM

Global carbon emissions set to rise further this year - study

(Reuters) - Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise nearly 3 percent this year due to continued fossil fuel use, scientists said on Wednesday, dashing hopes that an increase in 2017 was temporary after two years of slowdown.

World 04 Dec 2018 | 10:17 PM

Carbon emissions from rich nations set to rise in 2018 - IEA

LONDON (Reuters) - Carbon dioxide emissions from the world's advanced economies are set to rise slightly in 2018, breaking a five-year decline, mainly due to higher oil and natural gas use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) says.

World 07 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Emerging El Nino set to drive up carbon emissions

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Across the globe an emerging El Nino weather pattern threatens to cause droughts and floods and trigger a spike in planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from burning forests.

World 27 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.N. panel suspends 2 more carbon emissions auditors

LONDON (Reuters) - The reputation of a Kyoto Protocol carbon finance scheme was dealt another blow after a UN climate panel late on Friday suspended the third emissions cut verifier in 15 months, and partially suspended a fourth.

World 23 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Human carbon emissions make oceans corrosive - study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Carbon dioxide spewed by human activities has made ocean water so acidic that it is eating away at the shells and skeletons of starfish, coral, clams and other sea creatures, scientists said on Thursday.

Environment 01 Oct 2015 | 9:01 PM

Philippines vows to cut emissions by 70 percent

MANILA: The Philippines pledged on Thursday to cut the archipelago nation’s carbon emissions by 70 percent by 2030, pending financial support from developed countries.

World 06 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. carbon emissions fell record 7 pct in 2009 - EIA

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. energy-related emissions of the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide fell a record 7 percent in 2009 due to the recession, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday.

World 24 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. issues timetable for carbon emissions cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators said on Thursday they will propose rules starting in July requiring power plants and refineries to cut greenhouse gas emissions with available technologies.

World 24 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

U.S. issues timetable for carbon emissions cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators released a plan on Thursday for the nation's power plants and refineries to cut greenhouse gas emissions, pressing ahead with the Obama administration's strategy of tackling the pollution in the absence of federal climate legislation.

China 30 Jun 2015 | 6:56 AM

China to unveil UN climate pledges imminently: Li

BRUSSELS (AFP) - China is about to submit its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions beyond 2020, ahead of the Paris climate summit, Premier Li Keqiang said Monday.