11 March 2013

City emitted 46 lakh tonnes of carbon in one yr

Power Use Contributes 56.38% Of Total Release, Per Capita Emission Bit Lower Than National Average
Pune: The first-ever carbon footprint report for Pune has revealed that the city emitted over 46 lakh metric tonnes of the gas in 2010-2011. The per capita carbon release in the city is around 1.46 metric tonnes, which is slightly lower than the national average of around 1.5 metric tonnes. However, the per capita emission is way below that of several western countries — for instance, the per capita release in the US is around 17.3 metric tonnes.

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