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India investing more money in solar power than coal for first time

By : Sustainability ..., May 21, 2019

A whopping 74 per cent of India’s electricity generation comes from coal-fired power plants, and coal use in the country continues to increase, but we may be seeing the beginning of the end of...

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Reduce the dependence on fossil fuel, urge experts

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

According to a new assessment released by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), named ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’, 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming will increase above pre-...

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All trains coming to Delhi to be on electric traction from December 2019: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

 All trains coming to Delhi will be on electric traction from December 2019, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday. ...

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Air pollution claims 7 million lives each year: UN expert

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

Air pollution, both outside and inside homes, is a silent and prolific killer responsible for the premature death of seven million people each year, including 600,000 children, according to a UN...

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Agriculture, energy and technology on Argentine president's agenda during India visit

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2019

It may be Mauricio Macri's first visit to India, but the Argentine president has met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at least three times in the past year. Macri's visit, said Daniel Chuburu,...

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Rise of renewable energy sources creating 'new world': IRENA report

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 14, 2019

The rapid growth of renewable energy sources and the demise of fossil fuels are causing major changes in global politics, a special commission said in a report Friday.

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Cambridge's $8.5-Billion Endowment to Respond to Divestment Push

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2018

Cambridge University’s 6.3 billion-pound ($8.5 billion) endowment fund may make a decision on whether it will divest from fossil fuels.

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World Bank, ING, & AXA Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment Worth Billions

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2017

Three of the world’s biggest financial institutions — the World Bank, ING, and AXA — have all announced this week on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in France plans to divest from fossil...

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China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2017

China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market led by companies including BYD Co. and BAIC Motor Corp.

Xin Guobin, the vice...

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India to achieve climate change goal earlier than thought

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 16, 2016

The share of non-fossil fuels in India’s sources of electricity will increase way beyond the nation’s climate change commitments and much earlier than initially thought, according to a five year...

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