fossil fuel Current Affairs - 2020

Iran discovers new oil field with 53 Bn barrels of reserves

Iran has discovered a new oilfield with 53 billion barrels of crude oil in Khuzestan province, home to Iran’s Khuzestan’s crucial oil industry. The announcement however did not reveal how much oil could be produced from the reservoir but the find could boost country’s battered economy amid stringent US sanctions. Key Highlights of Discovery The Read More…

11,000 scientists in 153 countries declare climate emergency

In a paper published in the journal BioScience, 11,258 signatories (69 from India) declared Global Climate Emergency. They presented climate change trends and methods to mitigate the threat. The report was titled “World Scientists” It is based on the scientific analysis of more than 40 years of publicly available data. It illustrates several key climate Read More…

A new Catalyst: To Convert Carbon Dioxide into Natural Gas

The Engineers at the Stanford University have developed a new catalyst that helps to turn carbon dioxide from cars into fuels like propane or natural gas. About the Research Catalysts induce chemical reactions without being used up in the reaction. In this new research scientists have combined ruthenium and iron oxide nano particles to form Read More…

Global Energy & CO2 Status Report: Key facts

The Global Energy & CO2 Status Report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) makes the following observations: China, the US and India together accounted for nearly 70 per cent of the rise in energy demand and energy demand worldwide grew by 2.3 per cent last year. The rise in energy demand was driven by Read More…