You are here

Siemens Energy CEO Sen: 'Scale to win in wind, jury out on gas'

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 23, 2019

The newly-spun off Siemens Energy aims to be the “go to institution for combating climate change” with the scale to lead on- and offshore wind markets, said its CEO-designate who added that “the jury’s out” on the role of large-scale gas in the new company. The pure-play...

Read more..

EU, China, others team up to coordinate ‘green’ investment financing

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The European Union, China, India and several other countries teamed up on Friday to coordinate rules and standards for trillions of dollars of private and public “green” investment needed over decades to prevent irreversible climate change. The initiative, called the...

Read more..

Netherlands, India announce partnerships on eight tech projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019

Governments and institutes from India and Netherlands announced partnerships on eight technology projects including the testing of a flying car developed by a company from Netherlands in Gujarat for border control, policing, and first aid. The other projects include the...

Read more..

Indian Railways to become 'net zero' carbon emitter by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019

New Delhi: As part of India’s strategy to combat climate change, Indian Railways will become "net zero" carbon emitter by 2030, said railways and commerce minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday. India is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the US and China, and is among...

Read more..

Former CJI urges govt to reverse forest mismanagement

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 15, 2019

Former Chief Justice of India M N Venkatachalaiah, on Monday, criticised decades of improper policies, which he said, had wreaked havoc on the state’s forests. He was speaking at the launch of a new memoir on forests and the environment. “Today, we are in a precarious...

Read more..

India Recognises The Need For Environmentally Sustainable Development Strategy

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

The International Monetary Fund looks at India as a country that recognizes the need for an environmentally sustainable development strategy as the global community gears up for a decisive fight against climate change. “If you look at India in the last generation, India has...

Read more..

India, China to set up High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue mechanism

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today concluded a two-day informal summit during which they discussed all aspects of the bilateral relationship and decided, among other steps, to establish a High-Level Economic and Trade Dialogue mechanism to...

Read more..

India Plans To Develop A Green Belt Similar To The Great Green Wall Of Africa

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Many countries in the world are trying to move to make a positive difference for our planet. Yes, in the past, we have exploited our planet enough. Now it’s time to give something back to it. Out of all the countries in the world, India is making quite a move towards a...

Read more..

With help from West Asia, ISA to reach 100 countries mark at second general assembly

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 11, 2019

In the run-up to the second general assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to be held in New Delhi from 30 October—2 November, the first treaty-based international government organization headquartered in India has stepped up efforts to sign up two-dozen new...

Read more..

India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action, as manifested by its initiatives towards reducing fossil fuel dependency and emissions, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Monday, adding that New Delhi would not limit these efforts to its own soil...

Read more..