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Renewable energy ‘best option against emissions’

Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, said a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena). This

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Equate picks partner for CO2 recovery project

Equate Petrochemical Company, a major player in the petrochemical sector based in Kuwait, has signed a partnership agreement with Gulf Cryo for the country’s second CO2 recovery project. Kuwait-based Gulf Cryo, a key operato

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World ‘may be hotter by an alarming 5C’

Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are rising annually by around three per cent, placing Earth on track for warming that could breach five degrees Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100, according to a new study. The figur

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Toyota’s global hybrid sales top 1m in 2012

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) has announced that the global sales of its hybrid vehicles until October 31 this year have crossed the one million units mark with cumulative sales reaching 4.60 million units. Nobuyuki Negishi, chie

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Global CO2 emissions hit record led by China

China spurred a jump in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to their highest ever recorded level in 2011, offsetting falls in the United States and Europe, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday. CO2 emissions rose by 3.2

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Etihad runs first ‘green’ trajectory flight

An Etihad Airways Airbus A330-200 has become the first aircraft in the region to perform an environment friendly approach to descent that cuts noise, flight times, minimises fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The demonstration flight whic

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Dubai Airports cuts CO2 emissions by 72,000T

Dubai Airports’ conservation efforts have resulted in reducing CO2 emissions by 72,793 tonnes, saving 131.9 million gallons of water and achieving fuel savings of Dh15.9 million ($4.33 million) in 2011. “We take our environmental responsib

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Dubai Airports cuts CO2 emissions by 72,000T

Dubai Airports’ conservation efforts have resulted in reducing CO2 emissions by 72,793 tonnes, saving 131.9 million gallons of water and achieving fuel savings of Dh15.9 million ($4.33 million) in 2011. “We take our environmental responsib

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ME drivers to learn eco-friendly techniques

Dubai-based automotive service provider Dynamic Technical Training said it will be launching the region’s first eco-friendly training programme designed for professional drivers of large heavy goods vehicles. The programme, aimed at bus co

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Emirates operates demo CO2-saving flight

Emirates said it operated a demonstration flight carrying the UAE delegation to the '2011 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change' (COP17) in South Africa as part of its commitment towards cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

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