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13 UP districts to get 650 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

In an attempt to improve public transport and curb air pollution caused by vehicle emission, the UP government has decided to introduce battery-driven electric buses in the urban areas of as...

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No approval for KSPCB’s plan to tackle air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

Failing to get approval for the action plan to control air pollution in Bengaluru, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has submitted a revised plan. The KSPCB had earlier...

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India emits the most sulphur dioxide in the world

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

India is the largest emitter of sulphur dioxide (SO2) in the world, contributing more than 15 per cent of global anthropogenic emissions, according to a new report by Greenpeace released on...

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Air pollution due to crop burning set to fall this year

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

Air pollution due to crop burning in north India is set to fall sharply this year because of extensive use of technology to chop off farm stubble and mix it with the soil to make it more...

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Car emission to be worst polluter in Mumbai by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

Increasing use of private vehicles over public transport is one of the key reasons that will see transport emission replace industrial fumes as the worst source of air pollution in the city by...

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Will establish eco-friendly public transport infrastructure: BMC chief

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

Pardeshi says number of private vehicles on road will be reduced Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Praveen Pardeshi on Friday said the government is working on strengthening the...

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Air pollution levels rise by 30% in India as farmers align to new groundwater depletion policy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

A new groundwater conservation policy in northwestern India is increasing air pollution in the already haze- and smog-filled area, new research reports. The problem is caused by how water-use...

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Maruti bats for CNG, hybrid cars to reduce oil imports, air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

The country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) has said that usage of all kinds of green technologies, including CNG and hybrid cars, should be encouraged in order to cut oil imports...

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"The economic basis for emissions trading is to ensure that the costs of reducing pollution are minimized"

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Dr. Anant Sudarshan, South Asia Director of Energy Policy Institute of Chicago (EPIC), gives us insights on Surat’s pilot cap-and-trade program. EPIC has played a...

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Domestic Solar Battery Manufacturing Need a Boost for Huge EV Market: Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

Amitabh Kant CEO of NITI Aayog, known for taking a strong stance towards bringing innovative tranformation, have mentioned that India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and...

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