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Domestic greenhouse gas emissions decrease for the second consecutive year Ministry of the Environment announces preliminary figures for FY2003
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Domestic greenhouse gas emissions decrease for the second consecutive year Ministry of the Environment announces preliminary figures for FY2003

On the 6th, the Ministry of the Environment and the National Institute for Environmental Studies announced “preliminary figures” that domestic emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) were 1,321 million tons (CO2 equivalent) in FY2015. It decreased by 3.0% from the previous year, the second consecutive year of decrease.According to the ministry, the actual result for FY2003 was 5.2% lower than that for FY2005. The government has set a short-term target of 3.8% reduction in FY2008 compared to FY2005, and this short-term target has been achieved.Looking at CO2 emissions, which account for the majority of greenhouse gases, by emission sector in FY2003, the industrial sector (factories, etc.) was 413 million tons, a decrease of 2.1% (8.6 million tons) from the previous year. ...
“The world’s 770 million people live on less than $ 1.9 a day,” the SDGs report
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“The world’s 770 million people live on less than $ 1.9 a day,” the SDGs report

The United Nations reports on the current status of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as “Although the number of extremely poor people is declining, nearly 770 million people around the world still live on less than $ 1.9 a day.” Published the book. Among them, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said, “Progress is too slow in many areas to achieve the goal.” “To respond to climate change by 2030, eradicate poverty and build a peaceful society. , Governments of each country must accelerate their efforts. “The report, entitled The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017, first said that nearly one billion people have been out of extreme poverty since 1999, but as of 2013, those who live with their families for less than $ 1.9 a day He pointed out that the number of people i...
Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 decreased by 1.2% from the previous year
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Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2004 decreased by 1.2% from the previous year

The Ministry of the Environment announced on the 24th that carbon dioxide (CO)2) Etc. Greenhouse gas emissions in FY2016 are CO2It announced that it was 1,307 million tons, down 1.2% from the previous year. The ministry announced a “preliminary figure” of 1,322 million tons in December last year, but this time it is a “confirmed figure.” This is the third consecutive year of decline, and the ministry is attributed to the expansion of the introduction of renewable energy such as solar power generation and wind power generation, the spread of energy saving, and the restart of some nuclear power plants.The confirmed value is the official value to be submitted to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Under the Paris Agreement, an international framework...
Elon Musk wants to award a million dollar prize for this technology
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Elon Musk wants to award a million dollar prize for this technology

100 million dollars – that is how much the “best technology” for carbon sequestration is worth to the Tesla boss. He announced the prize money in a cryptic message on Twitter. STesla boss Elon Musk has been the richest person in the world for a few weeks now. The Bloomberg news agency puts his fortune at $ 201 billion (around 165 billion euros), which has benefited from the recent surge in Tesla shares on the stock exchange. This means that the electric car pioneer has more money than Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, who headed the illustrious list for a long time. So Musk has enough funds for his latest venture: He wants to pay $ 100 million to those who come up with the best technology for sequestering carbon. The native South African announced on Friday in a short message on Twitter. D...