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.

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

Green Car Congress

Particulate air pollution continues to cut global life expectancy by nearly two years as progress in some countries counterbalances worsening air quality in others, according to the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI). China began a “war against pollution” in 2013.

2020 227
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2017 183

2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

Green Car Congress

Recent research cited by the EPI suggests that around five million people die prematurely every year due to air pollution, accounting for approximately one in every ten deaths annually. 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.

2018 250

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

Green Car Congress

Substantial emission reductions due to fuel economy standards for passenger cars are already included in the current policy scenario. The report also covers an assessment of the potential contribution from reductions in short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs). 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.

2017 150