This is in line with the Aircraft Carbon Emissions Standards adopted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation -ICAO in March 2017. The standards are aimed at reducing the impact of aviation Greenhouse Gas Emissions in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
It is here that the Zika virus was first identified in 1947, by virologists Alexander Haddow and George Dick. It recently became a global centre of attraction when the virus that causes microcephaly, a congenital malformation in infants hit parts of Brazil.
More than 165 countries have indicated that they will sign the historic climate change agreement reached in Paris last December at a signature ceremony hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday, 22 April.
Doubling the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 can save up to USD 4.2 trillion annually by 2030 15 times more than the costs according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA.
The companies, which in the past have been criticized for not doing enough to tackle climate change or reduce greenhouse gas emissions, acknowledged that the current trend in greenhouse gas emissions is too high to meet the United Nation\'s target for limiting global warming by no more than 2 degrees.
Speaking at the closure of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development meeting President Museveni says developed nations are the major polluters of the environment and should take responsibility and cut their emissions.