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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Commonwealth targets climate change with replicable regeneration projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

The Commonwealth on Friday launched an ideas-sharing network to tackle the effects of climate change through replicable regeneration projects.

The 53-country bloc held a two-day brainstorming of indigenous groups, environmentalists, scientists and climate change...

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EU looks to strengthen cooperation with India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 4, 2019

The EU is looking to strengthen cooperation with India in political and security matters, including counter-terrorism, and in tackling key challenges such as climate change, new European Union Ambassador Ugo Astuto said on Thursday. Astuto presented his credentials to...

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Most Indian banks fail on policies of climate change'

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

Most Indian banks fail on policies of environment and human rights and this inaction leaves the Indian banking sector vulnerable to investment risks arising due to climate emergencies, according to the first edition of Fair Finance Guide India scorecard. The scorecard, that...

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Largest assembly of solar lamps: Students create world record on Gandhi's birth anniversary

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, students from the National Capital Region on Wednesday created two new records in an event which had officials from the Guinness Book of World Records in attendance. They include the largest assembly and lighting of solar lamps and...

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India hopes to end single-use plastics within 3 years

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 3, 2019

India announced an ambitious campaign on Wednesday aimed at eliminating single-use plastics within three years. Environment ministry official Chintan Mishra said efforts to “sensitize” the public against single-use plastics started Wednesday, the 150th anniversary of...

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