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Tropical Countries Like India To Be Worst-Hit By Water Stress: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 24, 2020

Roughly one in every two individuals (52%) will be living in water-stressed regions by 2050 as climate change affects the water cycle and makes it harder to manage resources, said the World Water Development Report 2020 released by the United Nations (UN) on March 22, 2020,...

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India and Norway to pressure other countries on climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

India and Norway will work together in exerting pressure on all countries for quick climate action and stressed that the finances promised to the developing world should be followed up, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday. Javadekar held "fruitful"...

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India just about stays on course for green economy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

India’s annual budget, announced on February 1, was long on intentions to move towards a green economy, but short on specifics. In her budget, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised an incentive scheme for around two million farmers to move to solar-powered irrigation...

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Italy requests India's help in designing hydro initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

Italy has requested India's help in designing a hydrogen initiative leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference, to be held later this year. In a meeting on Thursday with Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry New and Renewable Energy, an Italian business delegation...

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India signs LOCs in water supply, solar projects with Guinea

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

India on Thursday extended Line of Credits for one water supply and two solar projects in Guinea. The agreements were exchanged in the presence of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Guinean counterpart Mamadi Toure. "Pleasure to receive Foreign Minister of Guinea...

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Russia's Taymyr plan: Arctic coal for India risks pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 29, 2019

Natural riches come in two conflicting types in Russia's Arctic north: valuable minerals and spectacular wildlife. But sadly for many threatened species, the decline in Arctic sea ice has created a new economic opportunity for Russia in their remote habitat. In a decree last...

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India, Europe 29 nations to cooperate in AI, green energy, IT, pharma, smart-cities

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2019

“India and the Europe 29 group of Central, Northern and East European countries hold growth potential in areas such as artificial intelligence, new age technologies, new manufacturing technologies and can be the beacons of growth in a slowing world,” Commerce & Industry...

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“Wholesome communication campaigns that provide consumers with all the working knowledge they need to own and operate their EV will be a key pivot in India’s EV journey”

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 25, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Carson Dalton, Senior Director of Ola Mobility Institute talks about India’s readiness for transition to EVs and challenges and opportunities...

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"The lower-income operated vehicles are often overlooked in the electrification efforts of financiers which is a lost opportunity"

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 22, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Rosemary Pierce- Messick, Executive Director of Three Wheels United Foundation talks about emergence of formal...

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India leads world in growth of energy sector investments between 2015-18

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 19, 2019

Growth in energy sector investments was the most pronounced in India compared to any other region in the world between 2015 and 2018. Data compiled by the International Energy Agency (IEA)...

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