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India plays down diversion of Brahmaputra water by China

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2013

 India seems to be playing down China’s diversion of waters from the Brahmaputra, although an analyst criticized this approach.

The opinion in New Delhi is that precipitation in China contributes only 7% to the flow of three tributaries of Brahmaputra—Subansiri, Siang...

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Subject Tags: China , India , Law , War

First Solar, Sharp defend turf against China's global PV domination

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2013

While First Solar remains the leading PV module supplier in the U.S. and India and Sharp in Japan, Chinese rivals, benefitting from the wave of insolvencies in the West, have dominated the rest of the globe over the past year. 

Chinese photovoltaic manufacturers have...

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Subject Tags: Business , China , Technology

Record PV Demand From China and Japan Marks Turning Point for Solar

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2013

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from China and Japan during 2H’13 is forecast to reach 9 GW, representing an increase of 100% compared to 1H’13 and 70% compared to 2H’12. Overall, PV demand from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region will exceed 16 GW during 2013...

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Subject Tags: China

Aerosols contributing to climate change in India & China

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2013

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois; NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Columbia Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York; have been working on the contribution of aerosols to climate change in India and China.

It is worth pointing...

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Subject Tags: China , India

Amid energy competition, India, China hold first Central Asia dialogue

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 15, 2013

India and China have, this week, held their first ever dialogue on Central Asia, with the talks seen by analysts as a reflection of both countries’ interests to institutionalise their widening engagement as they grapple with often competing interests.

The dialogue,...

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Subject Tags: China , energy , India

India and China Oil Palms Dangerously

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2013

Southeast Asia – read Indonesia and Malaysia – are the biggest producers of the oil obtained from the fruit of the oil palm tree, accounting for nearly 85 percent of global output. India and China...

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Subject Tags: China

Solar players upbeat over EU action against China

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 16, 2013

Indian solar cell and module manufacturers are enthused by two developments in the last few days.

First, the European Union’s action of imposing anti-dumping duty on solar panels imported from China has raised expectations that the Indian government will follow suit. (...

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China represents 68% of increase in global CO2 emissions, India represents 8%: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2013

 India represented 8% of the increase in global energy-related CO2 emissions between 2000 and 2010 according to a report by US based Climate Policy Initiative (CPI). In contrast, China represented a whopping 68% of the increase in global CO2 emissions. 

The study...

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India hit by China's solar energy war

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2013

Notwithstanding the economic slowdown, several countries across the globe are engaged in a bitter fight for firmer control over solar energy - a key energy source in future.

The epicentre of the war is China, which has flooded the global market with its cheaper...

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Subject Tags: China , energy , India , War

'Driven by China and India, global Co2 to reach record high'

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2012
Driven by China and India and seemingly unaffected by an economic slowdown, global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will reach a record high in 2012, according to new figures made public on Sunday.
 
Emissions from the burning of fossil fuels - mainly...
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