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BJP Manifesto: Renewable energy to be turned into a popular movement

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The BJP released its manifesto for the upcoming general elections 2019 outlining 75 milestones to be achieved by 2022. On the energy front, the Sankalp Patra focussed on universal access to...

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Melting of Arctic ice impacts weather in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 8, 2019

Months ahead of a major global expedition to explore the Arctic, researchers found that rising temperatures in the region is causing the sea-ice to melt faster than...

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Congress assures to fight air pollution, global warming; protect wildlife, water bodies, CRZs

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2019

The Congress Tuesday said it recognised air pollution as a national public health emergency and promised an action agenda that will place India at the forefront of the battle against global...

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Industry leaders join hands to address climate change, create new model of growth by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

Industry leaders have come together under the umbrella of India 2022 Coalition to address the...

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Earth Hour: Power distribution companies save 258 MW in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

 The power distribution companies in the national capital saved 258 megawatt (MW) of electricity during sixty minutes of the Earth Hour observed on Saturday night. Government and private...

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Vice President Naidu stresses on the need for EVs, adopting shared mobility

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

 Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Thursday stressed on the need of adopting shared mobility and electric vehicles to meet increasing demands of transportation and said standalone metro systems are...

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Low soil moisture posing threat in most river basins

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Factors like temperature, rainfall and soil moisture affect distribution and growth of vegetation. A study of these factors has shown that forest and croplands in two-thirds of river basins across India do not have the potential to cope with extreme climatic events such as...

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Climate justice critical, say senior judges

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

“In Chhattisgarh, land is taken away from tribals and they do not get a pittance in return,” said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court during his address at the launch of a law programme to...

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India seeks bids for $5 billion in transmission lines to fuel renewables growth

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

India will launch $5 billion of transmission-line tenders in phases, beginning in June, to route a targeted 175 gigawatts (GW) of power from renewable sources into the country's grid by 2022,...

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Mumbai: Green activists urge parties to include environment issues in manifestos

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

Environmentalists and activists are demanding that environment issues find a place in the election manifestos of political parties. The city’s green activists have been disappointed with the...

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