climate change

India’s RE Push Based on Energy Security and Climate Change: Suresh Prabhu

India’s focus on renewables will not only ensure energy security but also address environmental concerns, former union minister Suresh Prabhu has said India’s focus on renewable segments like solar, wind and hydropower will not only ensure energy security but also address environmental concerns, former union minister Suresh Prabhu said on Wednesday. “The energy and environment are the two sides of the […]

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Our Fluorine-Free Endurance Backsheets are Fully Recyclable, Helping to Make Solar Even More Sustainable: Vivek Chaturvedi

India is 2nd biggest market for DSM for our relatively newer offering – Endurance backsheets. These backsheets do not contain fluorine and are fully recyclable, helping to make the solar industry even more sustainable. India is at a cusp of exponential growth, hence is a market of strategic importance to DSM. We have been in […]

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DU School of Climate Change and Sustainability in the Works

DU will be setting up a School of Climate Change and Sustainability, which will take up research in priority areas related to environmental challenges. The Delhi University (DU) will be setting up a School of Climate Change and Sustainability (DSCC&S) under the Institute of Eminence Scheme, which will take up research in priority areas related […]

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Spending to Counteract Covid-19 Creates Opportunity to ‘Tilt to Green’: Report

The Covid-19 has diverted attention away from global climate change mitigation, however, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) economists in the latest report says that efforts to counteract the coronavirus create a chance to “tilt to green” the large-scale recovery spending being pledged, making it a key accelerator towards a low-carbon economy. However, […]

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UK Confirmed as 1st Co-Chair in India-Led Climate Change Initiative

The UK has been confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). The UK on March 23, 2020, was confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on the India-led global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). The coalition was established by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is a […]

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Covid 19 Could Push Oil Consumption Back By a Decade

Global oil Consumption in 2020 could be pushed back to levels last seen a decade back. That would be unprecedented, with profound lessons for the future. With the rest of the world entering the most intense phase of the Covid 19, or coronavirus epidemic impact, one thing is clear. Global oil consumption could be easily […]

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Rio Tinto to Invest $1 Billion to Meet new Climate Change Targets

Rio Tinto has announced plans to invest around USD 1 billion over the next five years to support the delivery of its new climate change targets Rio Tinto has announced plans to invest around USD 1 billion over the next five years to support the delivery of its new climate change targets and a company […]

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Synergy Needed Among Architects, Real Estate Developers, Govt to Deliver Green Buildings: Sanjay Seth

Synergy is required amongst the architects, the real estate developers and the government to design and deliver green buildings. Green buildings are still perceived to be expensive by the end users. While there have been steps taken to orient the market towards a life-cycle approach in estimating the financial implication of construction, operational savings due […]

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Rajasthan Working on new Policy for Environmental Protection

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said that the state government is working on bringing a new policy for environmental protection very soon Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said that the state government will soon bring a new policy for environmental protection as he noted that global climate change is a serious challenge. Gehlot was addressing […]

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