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US keen to invest in India's infra, port, solar sector development : OPIC

By : editor_2, Oct 10, 2018

The US government's development finance institution OPIC is keen to invest in the development of India's infrastructure, port and solar energy sectors, a top US official said Tuesday. ...

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Candy maker Mars looks to curb greenhouse gas emissions across supply chain

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2017

Candy manufacturer Mars Inc is aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions and address other sustainability issues across its supply chain in a bid to help meet goals from the Paris climate agreement.

Mars is one of a number of U.S. firms, including Walmart Stores Inc and...

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US Embassy supports Delhi govt’s odd-even plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 31, 2015

The US Embassy here has come out in support of the Kejriwal government’s odd and even number car formula, saying it will comply with the restrictions despite exemption to vehicles with diplomatic number plates.

Noting that the Delhi government’s plan was an effort to...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , India , policy , US

US to work with India, China on climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 3, 2015

Responding to Indian Prime Minister Narendara Modi’s “not our fault” message on climate change, the US said President Barack Obama has signalled a willingness to work with India and China for an ambitious climate change agreement.

Obama had “very constructive” meetings...

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Washington State Pushing For Strongest Carbon Tax In The World

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 3, 2015

The idea of a “carbon tax” is still a relatively controversial one in the US, but that isn’t stopping some states from considering the option — with legislators and citizen groups in a fair number of states now working towards the implementation of the heavily debated idea....

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Subject Tags: carbon tax , policy , US

Renewable energy comprises over 60% of new capacity in the U.S

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 29, 2015

Renewable energy sources which include biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind accounted for more than 60 percent (60.20 percent) of the 7,276 MW of new electrical generation placed in service in the United States during the first nine months of 2015, said Federal Energy...

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US welcomes clean energy commitment by India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 26, 2015

Acknowledging a major positive shift in the trajectory of US-India relations, US officials have appreciated India’s efforts to promote new and renewable energy sources and India’s commitment towards the climate and clean energy.

Both sides also committed to explore new...

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Subject Tags: climate change , India , policy , US

India looks to US for tech, funds for renewable start-ups

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2015

At the recently conducted ‘US-India Energy Partnership Summit’ in Washington DC, Indian solar experts mooted a renewable energy partnership between India and the US — in technology and funding — with the aim of benefitting renewable start-ups.

Calling for US...

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