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Environment Ministry to Use Mahindra Electric Cars for Official Use to Combat Air Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The Environment Ministry has acquired electric cars for official use, a move aimed at reducing air pollution. According to ministry sources, five electric cars have been acquired on a trial...

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Government proposes no registration charges for electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

The government on Wednesday proposed to waive registration charges for electric vehicles to boost adoption of environment-friendly vehicles. The proposal comes at a time when the country plans...

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On the World Environment Day today, the Union Environment Minister said that School Nursery initiative is proposed to be launched soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that his ministry will soon launch an initiative...

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Mahindra & Mahindra to move to BS-VI norms ahead of plan

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading utility vehicles maker, said that it would transition to the stringent BS-VI emission norms ahead of schedule, and save at least 20% on the estimated...

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New government’s policy concerns on energy, water, environment, pollution and climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2019

Energy

Clean energy and clean mobility are set to get a big boost, and the government may...

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Progress on energy technologies fails to keep pace with long-term goals for clean energy transitions

By : Sustainability ..., May 29, 2019

The International Energy Agency’s latest and most comprehensive assessment of clean energy transitions finds that the vast majority of technologies and sectors are failing to keep pace with long...

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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of...

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Kochi in ‘Cities4Forests’ project

By : Sustainability ..., May 20, 2019

Kochi has been selected for the Cities4Forests project initiated by a consortium of international agencies like World Resource Institute (WRI), Pilot Projects and REVOLVE with the involvement of...

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UN report: Indian economy faces climate change perils

By : Sustainability ..., May 16, 2019

A Global Assessment Report (GAR), launched by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) here on Wednesday, has warned of new and much larger threats due to extreme climate...

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Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hit $5.2 Trillion

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

The world spent a staggering $4.7 trillion and $5.2 trillion on fossil fuel subsidies in 2015 and 2017, respectively, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. That means...

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