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India rejects US solar claim at WTO, explores new defence

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

Renewable energy has become an area of severe trade friction as major economies compete to dominate a sector that is expected to thrive as reliance on coal and oil dwindles.
India hit back...

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CDP: Eight-Fold Increase in Global Companies Pricing Carbon Since 2013

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 13, 2017

Putting a price on carbon is becoming the new normal for major multinationals, with almost 1,400 companies[1] factoring an internal carbon price into business plans, according to a new report...

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U.S. formally proposes scrapping Obama's carbon-cutting plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2017

The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency formally proposed on Tuesday to scrap the agency's Obama-era plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, as the Trump administration seeks to slash fossil...

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U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fall 2 pct in 2016, led by power industry - EPA

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017
Washington: Greenhouse gas emissions from America's largest industrial facilities fell 2 percent in 2016 to 2.99 billion...
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India occupies the top spot on WEF's Greendex among 18 countries

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 4, 2017

We are starting to witness the penalty for unsustainable lifestyles and patterns of production and consumption. As the human population is exploding, resources are shrinking.

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Hundreds of US mayors endorse switch to 100% renewable energy by 2035

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2017

A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country has unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for US cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2035.

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Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal, says it favours India, China more

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 2, 2017

President Donald Trump today announced his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change and renegotiate the deal that was agreed upon by over 190 countries during the...

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US expected to put emergency tariffs on solar imports

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2017

The United States has notified the other 163 members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it is considering putting emergency "safeguard" tariffs on imported solar cells, according to a...

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Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 24, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for...

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India loses appeal in solar dispute against US

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2016

India’s appeal against a WTO panel’s ruling in favour of the US has been dismissed, a development that will force New Delhi to remove provisions that mandated domestic sourcing of solar...

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