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  • ‘Tax relief for clean energy to reduce fossil fuel reliance’

    “Fossil fuels are non renewable and will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive,” said Mushahidullah Khan while talking to media here...

    He said the tax relief would also create new jobs in the solar and wind energy sectors and reduce country’s reliance on furnace oil and other fossil fuels for power generation...

  • Scientists discover 150m-year-old marine reptile’s fossil in India

    AHMEDABAD: Indian scientists said on Thursday they had identified a prehistoric marine reptile fossil discovered in a western desert region known as the subcontinent’s Jurassic Park...

    5-metre (18 feet) specimen was uncovered in the Kutch desert in Gujarat in January 2016, but scientists took more than a year to identify the rare fossil...

  • Minister praises G7 decision to curb use of fossil fuels

    ISLAMABAD: Climate Change Minister Mushahidullah Khan has praised G7 industrialised nations for deciding to phase out the use of fossil fuels and ‘decarbonising’ global economy by the end of the century...

    The minister said that putting an end to the use of fossil fuels would require multiples changes, including using electricity-fuelled vehicles, decommissioning fossil fuel-fired power plants and prevention of the construction of...

  • Oldest lizard embryos discovered in fossil eggs

    PARIS: Tiny fossil eggs long thought to harbour the embryos of dinosaurs or primitive birds, in fact contained unhatched baby lizards — the oldest ever found, scientists said Wednesday...

    Not satisfied, an international team of scientists decided to look inside the fossil eggs using the powerful European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble, France...

  • Slow progress on cutting fossil fuel subsidies

    OSLO: Major nations are “alarmingly slow” in keeping pledges to cut fossil fuel subsidies despite signs of a decline in support worth up to $200 billion a year, the Organ­isation for Economic Cooper­ation and Develop­ment (OECD) said on Monday...

    “We are trying to reduce emissions and we subsidise the consumption of fossil fuels” blamed for stoking global warming...

  • PU researcher discovers ‘rare elephant tusk fossil’

    3 million-year-old elephant tusk fossil” from Tatrot village in Sohawa tehsil of Jhelum district...

    Prof Akhtar claimed that initial scientific investigations had revealed the fossil belonged to the extinct Anancus genus of elephants, which roamed the primitive forest habitat of Jhelum around 3...

  • France to end fossil fuel production

    But 39-year-old centrist President Emmanuel Macron has said he wants France to take the lead as a major world economy switching away from fossil fuels — and the nuclear industry — into renewable sources...

    “We are the first country to take this step (phasing out fossil fuel production),” said Nicolas Hulot, the high—profile environmentalist named by Macron as minister for ecological transition in May...

  • A new global fossil fuel era with Trump

    When President Trump got into White House, many thought, a new fossil fuel era has begun...

    Even the Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih expressed his appreciation for the underlining tilt; the world needed fossil fuel for decades and new investments in the sector need to be promoted, and not discouraged...

  • Fossil shows bats have hung around for 33m years

    BRUSSELS: Belgian scientists have discovered the oldest ever fossil of the common mouse-eared bat, proving the species already existed more than 33 million years ago...

    The bones of the tiny mammal were found at a fossil site in the late 1990s, unearthed when a new high-speed train track was built east of Brussels, but researchers spent decades sifting through tonnes of soil to make the discovery...

  • Gearing up for a fossil fuel–free society — II

    The first part of this article, published on Dec 9, highlighted how China is dominating the global production of lithium ion batteries (LIBs) and how Pakistan stands to learn from its experience...

    Globally, electric vehicles (EVs) have been the main drivers of investment in LIB production
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