Pope Francis called for politicians to “be more courageous” at UN climate change talks in Paris in November
Emissions almost eight per cent higher in 2013 than one year earlier, network of more than 30 environmental groups claims
French President Francois Hollande said he wants global agreement reached at conference in September 2015
Social enterprise collecting used cooking oil to kickstart vehicles into alternative fuel market
Mounting public pressure for cleaner environment has government looking at multiple ways to curb pollution
Ministry’s 2012 report shows emissions in 2010 declined in almost all sectors, including oil and gas
Claims government will fall short of 2020, 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets
Projects aim to advance carbon capture, storage efforts and reduce emissions
Says investment in energy efficient technologies could save manufacturers up to US$100 billion over the next decade.
Goals include reducing carbon footprint, improving energy and water efficiency.