climate change

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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“Climate Emergency” Declared by Spain’s new Govt, Signals Move to RE

Spain’s new government has declared a “climate emergency” and pledged to unveil a draft bill on transitioning to renewable energy. Spain’s new government on January 21, 2020, has declared a “climate emergency” and pledged to unveil a draft bill on transitioning to renewable energy within its first 100 days in office. In a statement announced […]

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IRENA Pushes for Bigger NDCs in 2020

In a sensible reminder of how the ground situation has changed to open up new facilities, IRENA’s (International Renewable Energy Agency) call for higher ambition on NDC’s should be heeded. Making a strong case for the new NDC round discussions starting in 2020, IRENA has put forward the case based on a simple fact. That […]

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Hydrogen will be The Game Changer in Sustainable Mobility Space: Akshay Kashyap

One of the good things all over the world is that there is a lot of money being poured into battery technology for storage and e-mobility. This will definitely lead to newer, better and cost effective solutions for batteries. Having said that Li-Ion will remain the front runner and we may see solid state batteries […]

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Funding Options for African Countries hit by Climate Change: ACCF

The debate around climate change often focuses on the targets that need to be achieved. Another aspect of the discussion is increasingly gaining attention; that is the funding required, for African countries in particular, where climate change has hit the hardest. The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) recently convened an event titled “Supporting African countries […]

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