China keeps building more and more coal power plants, while the world is trying to shed its dependency on fossil fuels to combat the climate change. In 2021, about 176 gigawatts of global coal capacity was under construction, and over half of which was being
With the advent of large-scale agricultural and industrial activities, millions of tons of waste and other pollutants enter the ocean each year. There are so many major factors polluting the oceans on daily basis. Some of these pollutants including plastic waste end up on beaches,
The shipping industry is one of the major contributors to greenhouse gases as it emits around three percent of total emissions as fossil fuel-powered vessels transport cargo around the planet. Even on standby, these ships and boast burn fuel for auxiliary functions, furthering carbon emissions.
The COP26 is about to come to an end and the analyses have revealed that the commitments made in this summit have colossally failed to achieve the target of keeping global warming under 1.5°C. Apparently, the world is heading for a 2.4°C temperature rise by
The Gulf of Mexico was set ablaze after a leak in an underwater gas pipeline sparked a swirling fire on water surface, creating a Mordor-like scene from “The Lord of the Rings.” Controlled by Petróleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil monopoly, the pipeline of
Carbon pollution from China’s booming, coal-intensive economy last year exceeded the carbon pollution of the US, Europe and other developed nations combined – making up to a whopping 27 percent of all the greenhouse gases worldwide. As China’s coal-reliant economy has boomed, so have its
Indian researchers at the Mumbai Institute of Chemical Technology have achieved a breakthrough success in developing an eco-friendly plastic substitute from commonly found seaweeds. A study published in the RSC Advances Journal said that the researchers used three seaweed spices found in India. The extract
Energy resources like crude oil and fossil fuels are fast depleting and if we go by the predictions we won’t have anything left to run our petrol and diesel cars by the year 2050. Developed countries have already started their mission to look for alternative