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BRICS nations must adapt clean energy transition, says report

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

As the BRICS leaders' summit starts in Brazil, a first-of-its-kind report on Wednesday brought together data on both revenues and subsidies related to fossil fuels. In India, revenues from fossil fuels stand at 17.8 per cent, compared to 4.2 per cent in China. The report -- '...

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New Development Bank to focus on greater sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

The New Development Bank (NDB) will place a greater emphasis on sustainable development, its president Kundapur Vaman Kamath said on the opening day of the 4th annual meeting of the NDB in Cape...

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PM calls on BRICS to work closely with international solar alliance

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2017

Asserting that affordable and sustainable access to energy is crucial for the growth of the BRICS nations, Prime Minister Narendra today called on the member countries to work closely with the International Solar Alliance to strengthen the solar energy agenda.

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BRICS bank approves USD 75 million loan for solar project in China

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 22, 2016

The New Development Bank, jointly founded by the BRICS countries including India, today approved USD 75 million loan for a solar project in China. 

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Subject Tags: BRICS , China , solar power

BRICS need additional $51 billion annually to meet renewable targets

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

BRICS countries will require additional annual investment of $51 billion on average to meet their current renewable energy capacity addition targets, says a report. The Institute for Energy...

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Subject Tags: BRICS , Investment

BRICS nations-led New Development Bank to raise up to $3billion in next 3 years

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2016

The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations-led New Development Bank (NDB) will raise $2.5-$3 billion in the next three years to lend to infrastructure projects in emerging...

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BRICS ministers agree on MoU on environmental issues

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 19, 2016

Environment ministers of BRICS countries on Friday agreed on a memorandum of understanding and announced the setting up of a joint working group institutionalizing their co-operation on...

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Subject Tags: BRICS , environment , MoU

Environment Ministers of BRICS countries to meet in Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 14, 2016

Environment Ministers of BRICS countries will meet later this week in Goa to prioritise actions for cooperation in critical areas, including air and water pollution and climate change.
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Subject Tags: BRICS , environment

BRICS nations urge international FIs to support sustainable development

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2016

Concluding a two-day discussion on sustainable development goals (SDGs) here on Sunday, the BRICS nations' women parliamentarian forum adopted the Jaipur Declaration. Theycalled upon...

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