Canadian startup launches INDIEGOGO funding campaign for low-cost electric self-charging solar tricycle produced in Pakistan

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Producing an average speed of 30 km/h, the VEGAN has a top speed of 70 km/h—via increased acceleration through its own designed internal gear hub. Production will be in different manufacuring hubs in Pakistan.

Eni signs agreement for the acquisition of a new ultra-deepwater exploration block offshore Pakistan

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Eni has signed an agreement with the Pakistani Authorities and the state oil and gas company OGDCL for the acquisition of 25% and the operatorship of exploration license Offshore Indus Block G, located in Pakistan’s Indus Basin. The block, which is approximately 7,500 square kilometers, is located in ultra deep water of an under-explored and promising area offshore Pakistan, Eni says. Oil and gas blocks offshore Pakistan. Source: Pakistan Petroleum Information Service.

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International travelers experience adverse cardiopulmonary health effects even after short stay in polluted cities

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The study is the first of its kind, say the authors, to analyze pollution-related coughing and breathing difficulties and recovery times upon returning home, in healthy, young adults who’ve travelled internationally. Most were visiting family in cities with consistently high levels of air pollution, including Ahmedabad and New Delhi, India; Rawalpindi, Pakistan; and Xian, China.

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Does Osama Bin Laden Keep Pakistan From The Tatas It Wants?

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This hasn't gone unnoticed next door, in Pakistan. A Pakistani conglomerate, known as the International Multi Group of Companies Despite a bumpy start, including some early examples of spontaneous combustion, the tiny Tata Nano is starting to fulfill the promise of bringing a four-wheeled automobile to India's masses at the world's lowest price.

International study identifies 14 key measures to reduce methane and black carbon emissions; reduction in projected global mean warming of ~0.5 °C by 2050

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A study by an international team of researchers, led by Drew Shindell of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City, has identified 14 measures targeting methane and black carbon (BC) emissions that could reduce projected global mean warming ~0.5°C Iran, Pakistan and Jordan would experience the most improvement in agricultural production. National benefits of the CH 4 plus BC measures versus the reference scenario.

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GECF: more than a quarter of 2050 natural gas supply untapped

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Important projects in the offing include the Turkmenistan-China pipeline enhancement, TAPI (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India), and others. The two-day Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan 2020 conference was organized by the Government of Turkmenistan and attracted the participation of regional and international energy companies, including CNPC, Dragon Oil, SOCAR, ENI, ARETI, Schlumberger, Hyundai, among others.

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Opinion: China To Continue Expanding Its Influence In The Oil And Gas Sector

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Since 2009, China has been taking a much more active role in its pursuit of international oil contracts. One of China’s most recent mid-stream deals included building a pipeline from Iran to Pakistan , which is being built despite objections from the U.S. The stated reason though, isn’t to satisfy China’s energy consumption, but to help alleviate Pakistan from its current energy problems. by John Manfreda for Oilprice.com.

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HEI: 95%+ of world’s population live in areas of unhealthy air

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China has made initial progress, beginning to achieve air pollution declines; in contrast, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India have experienced the steepest increases in air pollution levels since 2010. Its results are published each year in the international medical journal, The Lancet. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) leads an international team of more than 2000 scientists from 130 countries in conducting the analysis.

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Global CO2 emissions stalled for the third year in a row

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Emissions from international transport (aviation and shipping) contribute another 3% to the total global GHG emissions. Emissions are increasing in other developing countries: 6% for Indonesia and Malaysia; 9% for Pakistan and 12% for the Philippines. The annual assessment of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by the JRC and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) confirms that CO 2 emissions have stalled for the third year in a row.

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New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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A new study finds that the growth of carbon production from Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, reflecting a “new phase of globalization” between developing countries that could undermine international efforts to reduce emissions. International trade increased by more than 50% from 2005 to 2015, with approximately 60% of the increase tied to rising exports from developing countries.

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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. The overall increase in the world’s nuclear net capacity last year was the highest since 1993, with new reactors coming online in China, the United States, South Korea, India, Russia and Pakistan.

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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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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. GtCO 2 e by 2020—provided the international community meets its promise to mobilize US$100 billion per year to help developing countries adapt to climate change and reduce their emissions.

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Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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The marketing rights of the joint venture company will extend to all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Pakistan. We believe this engine is a major breakthrough, which will improve various efficiencies involved in a typical Internal Combustion Engine. The AVEC axial engine technology in a 60 hp (45 kW) application targeted at UAVs. Source: AVEC. Click to enlarge.

2010 185

IEA working paper highlights potential role of natural gas in reducing global road transport CO2

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A new working paper published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) concludes that natural gas can play a significant role in cutting on-road vehicle carbon dioxide emissions, but that over the long term there will need to be a commitment to transition to very low CO 2. The paper uses Brazil, India, Iran, Pakistan, the US and Europe as case studies.

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