Rohit Sharma undergoes successful thigh surgery in London

first_imgRohit Sharma underwent a successful surgery on his right upper quadriceps tendon at a London hospital on Friday night. The swashbuckling opener injured his thigh during the fifth ODI against New Zealand at Vizag last month.The BCCI medical team confirmed about Rohit’s successful surgery and said that he will be discharged in the next 24 hours. The board’s medical team will monitor his treatment and oversee his recovery. However, his road to recovery is going to be a long one as he has been ruled out of the England series and is expected to be out for at least three months. (Also read: Have to keep my spirits high, I will bounce back: Rohit Sharma to India Today)The injury came at a wrong time for the Mumbaikar as he returned to form, playing a quickfire knock of 70 off 65 balls in the fifth one-dayer at Vizag against the Black Caps, which India won by a huge margin of 190 runs and the series 3-2. He had scored just 53 runs from four innings before that.Rohit Sharma thanked his well-wishers on social media and posted a picture after his successful surgery.All went well. Thank you for your good wishes. Can’t wait to be back at it ????? Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) November 11, 2016last_img read more

China’s Carbon Intensity Goal: A Guide for the Perplexed

first_imgA new ChinaFAQs fact sheet explains China’s carbon intensity target.This post originally appeared on ChinaFAQs.orgDownload the fact sheetIn late November 2009, China announced its intention to reduce the intensity of carbon dioxide emissions within the Chinese economy by 40-45% by 2020, as compared with a 2005 baseline. China then reported this goal to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat on January 28, 2010.This announcement, coming on the heels of the United States’ announced pledge of a 17% reduction in absolute greenhouse gas emissions between 2005 and 2020, garnered a great deal of attention within both the US and internationally, with experts weighing in with both approval and doubts about China’s ambition.To enhance understanding of China’s commitment, we provide answers to the major questions related to the Chinese carbon intensity target below:What is a carbon intensity goal?What is the baseline for China’s carbon intensity goal?What is the purpose of a carbon intensity goal?What does this carbon intensity goal mean for absolute emissions?Is China’s target a sufficient challenge?How will China and the rest of the world track and report on progress toward meeting this goal?Download the fact sheet here.last_img read more