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Norwegian PM inaugurates unique Green Embassy building in Delhi

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2019

 In a unique move a new green compound at the Royal Norwegian Embassy here was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg. She is in the capital for a 2- day official visit. ...

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EBRD Releases Green Bonds worth €600 Million

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced that it has released a 600 million euro ($685 million) green bond with a tenure of fie-year.


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All water supply schemes to run on solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2019

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that all rural water supply schemes will be supplied solar energy so that Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) doesn’t...

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Cabinet's ex-post facto approval for India's stand at COP24

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2019

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex post facto approval to India's negotiating stand at COP24 where it reiterated its commitment to Paris Agreement, but added that the actions of...

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Brussels urges “carbon neutral” EU by 2050

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2018

The EU should be “carbon neutral” by the middle of this century, the European Commission said ahead of presenting its long-term strategy against climate change on Wednesday.
“Let’s be the...

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Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' to be plastic-free

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2018

The Kohima Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has said the stretch showcasing Nagaland's 'Hornbill Night Carnival' from December 1-10 will be a "plastic-free zone".


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ADB to grant EESL $13 million for energy efficiency revolving fund

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 12, 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) would grant $13 million to the government-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) to set up an energy efficiency revolving fund (EERF) under a tie-up announced here on Sunday.

“Towards supporting investments in new, innovative and...

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International Solar Alliance gets major push with EIB funds

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2018

 In a major push to India's International Solar Alliance (ISA), European Investment Bank (EIB) President Werner Hoyer on Wednesday announced a major progress on tackling climate change globally...

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US-based NRDC to empower Gujarat's women through solar-powered pumps

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 14, 2018

US-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) President Rhea Suh has announced a partnership with the Gujarat-based Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA) to improve the lives of women and...

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This solar tree charges your phone, provides free Wi-Fi

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

Municipal administration minister SP Velumani on Sunday inaugurated a ‘smart tree’ at VOC Park under which people can rest and browse the internet using free Wi-Fi connectivity....

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