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Cutting household fuel use may save 2.7 Lakh lives annually in India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

India could make a major dent in air pollution and save about 270,000 lives a year by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, according to a study led...

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Leading Indian Businesses Commit to Electric Vehicle Fleets by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

Shuttl and BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) have become the latest Indian business giants to join The Climate Group’s EV100 initiative....

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Switching to electric vehicles may improve air quality: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study.

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Globally, four million kids develop asthma annually due to traffic-related pollution, India stands second

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 12, 2019

About four million children, globally, develop asthma annually because of inhaling nitrogen dioxide air pollution, a recent study has revealed. According to the study, the largest burdens related to air pollution was found in China followed by India.

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Ujjwala scheme has limited impact on LPG usage

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 9, 2019

The widespread use of solid fuels such as wood and dung for cooking pollutes households and adds to India’s disease burden. To tackle this, the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May...

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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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Jamshedpur environmentalists plan green campaign for poll manifesto

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 1, 2019

Climate activists and environmentalists in Jamshedpur will carry out public engagement campaigns across the constituency from April, to lobby various political parties to include environmental...

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Segregation of waste at source from June 1

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

After a delay of over two years, the local Municipal Corporation has finally decided to begin segregation of waste at source from June 1. Sources said the MC gave this assurance in its...

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Wunder Mobility Bets on Carpool for India's Pollution Problem

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 27, 2019

With India home to seven of the top 10 most polluted cities in the world, Germany-based mobility solutions provider Wunder is pitching carpooling as an effective remedy to the alarming levels of...

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Delhi: Protest march against 'hazardous' waste-to-energy plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

A number of civil society organisations and city residents Saturday took out a march to protest the alleged failure of authorities to shut down a waste-to-energy plant in Okhla, saying toxic...

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