Pakistan will witness a huge rise in electric vehicles adoption

Electric Vehicles India

Pakistan will witness a huge rise in electric vehicles adoption. The government of Pakistan is preparing for a new shift in the local automotive industry. This development will also create opportunities for jobs and will rehabilitate Pakistan’s environment across the country.

IEA finds CO2 emissions flat for third straight year even as global economy grew in 2016

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Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat for a third straight year in 2016 even as the global economy grew, according to the International Energy Agency. This was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency, as well as structural changes in the global economy. gigatonnes last year, the same as the previous two years, while the global economy grew 3.1%, according to estimates from the IEA.

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AQLI: new data reveals little progress globally in reducing air pollution over the last two decades

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Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Of the emerging economies, China and India rank 120 th and 177 th respectively, reflecting the strain population pressures and rapid economic growth impose on the environment, note the researchers. Sustainability outcomes among emerging economies remains highly variable. Substantial populations still suffer from poor air quality, most notably in India, China, and Pakistan.

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New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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The rapid growth in South-South trade reflects a fragmenting of global supply chains whereby early-production stages of many industries have relocated from countries like China and India to lower-wage economies, a trend that has accelerated since the global financial crisis in 2008.

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UN Environment report says national GHG pledges only bring one-third of reductions needed for Paris Agreement

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Substantial emission reductions due to fuel economy standards for passenger cars are already included in the current policy scenario. Ten countries make up approximately 85% of the entire coal pipeline: China, India, Turkey, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Republic of Korea.

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