The highlights of the plan include broadening the use of electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles and buses in the fleets of public transport, school buses, taxis and limousines to reach the targeted 100% rate by 2050.
Zero emission refers to an engine, motor, process, or other energy source, that emits no waste products that pollute the environment or disrupt the climate. And for that Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has endorsed a long-term plan to
Countries and firms that produce two-thirds of the world’s economic output have now pledged to slash their emissions to net zero by mid-century —but how those promises are met will determine whether climate action succeeds, analysts said
World leaders, especially rich countries, should act with the same urgency for the nature, biodiversity and ecological crisis as with the pandemic, where they can mobilise huge amounts of money and collaborate to create vaccines in just a year (“Do more to
“We only have one home, one shelter - Earth,” said Dr. Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment. “Therefore, we all need to scale up our efforts and expedite global environmental and climate action
On August 18, the Union Cabinet agreed to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol – a significant development in the arena of global climate action. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, gave
One of the annoying things about global warming — besides the likelihood it will ravage life on Earth — is all the new words we are expected to learn in order to track our descent into climate chaos. Rising temperatures have not only
Climate change is increasingly gaining urgency and not just in one part of the globe. The coronavirus has wrecked normal life like nothing else has ever done before. It has become the new normal even as more and more people are getting
It is time to look climate change in the eye and to stop being in denial that the world’s governments will save the planet through rigorous green policies. Neither will happen — the planet won’t be saved and the governments won’t be accountable. The article rightly says that it is
When Mukhtiar Ahmed heard that a new public transport system with air-conditioned buses was coming to the northwestern Pakistan city of Peshawar, he worried his customers would desert the beat-up people carrier he drove for a living.