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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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Delhi's air quality severe, CPCB convenes emergency meeting

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to 'severe' due to a dust storm in northwest India which led to a sudden spike in the pollution level in the national capital, the Centre-run SAFAR said. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and...

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MITS students design hybrid electric vehicle

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

In what could offer a solution to the vehicle pollution that is touching alarming levels, the final year mechanical engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS...

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Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

The Union Environment Ministry has constituted a new committee to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which aims to cut pollution in the 102 worst affected cities by 20-30 percent...

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Bid to make `green aviation policy’ a reality

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

In a bid to minimise air pollution and keep the sky clean, various stakeholders at the Centre, which includes Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Petroleum Ministry...

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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.

The study...

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