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CO2 emission by urban households 16 times more than rural ones: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2014

A report by the International Institute of Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, shows that the per capita emission of carbon dioxide by urban households is a shocking 16 times more than rural households. Experts say as households become richer, they...

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Subject Tags: China

Hybrid vehicles more fuel efficient in India, China than in US

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2014


Hybrid cars are significantly more fuel-efficient in India and China than in the US due to traffic and driving conditions in these countries, a new study by Indian-origin scientists has found.

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Subject Tags: China , Environment , India

GM announces new engines to be built in 4 countries

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2014

 General Motors will invest $200 million in Flint, Mich., and four other cities worldwide to produce a family of new small, fuel-efficient engines starting in 2015.

GM plans to be producing engines in China, Hungary, Mexico and South Korea by 2017, when annual global...

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GM announces new engines to be built in 4 countries

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2014

 General Motors will invest $200 million in Flint, Mich., and four other cities worldwide to produce a family of new small, fuel-efficient engines starting in 2015.

GM plans to be producing engines in China, Hungary, Mexico and South Korea by 2017, when annual global...

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India, China hold third round of Strategic Economic Dialogue

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2014

 India and China held their third round of the Strategic Economic Dialogue here today focusing on collaboration in a number of areas, including railways and Information Technology. 

The Indian side at the talks is headed by Deputy chairman of the Planning Commission...

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Subject Tags: China , Technology

Deutsche Bank: Sustainable solar market expected in 2014

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2013

 The German bank has raised its 2013 global solar demand forecast to 30 GW – representing a 20% year-on-year increase – on the back of suggestions of strong demand in markets including India, the U.S., China (around 7 to 10 GW), the U.K. (around 1 to 2 GW), Germany and Italy...

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High-end bikes & electric cars made in India for China

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 7, 2013

In what may come as a surprise to many, India is quietly becoming a production hub of high-end vehicles meant for export to China. Iconic US motorbike maker Harley Davidson, Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM and Mahindra & Mahindra have preferred to set up...

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Subject Tags: China , India

Pollution Pact From China to India Shows Rift: Carbon & Climate

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2013

China and India’s success in weakening the latest global warming agreement created friction with other developing nations that are seeking to step up the fight against climate change.

The two countries insisted on...

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Subject Tags: China , India

BRICS pledge cooperation on climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2013

The BRICS bloc of emerging economies, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, said Monday it would strengthen cooperation to fight climate change through a series of joint resolutions.

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Subject Tags: China

India wastes more farm food than China: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2013

When it comes to wasting food items, India is ahead of China, says a UN report on food waste and its impact on natural resources.

The grim news comes at a time when prices of most vegetables and fruits are high. The waste also takes a high toll on the country’s natural...

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Subject Tags: China , food