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Delhi CM meets experts to discuss action for combating winter air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Environmental experts met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday and supported the Delhi government's odd-even scheme as an "emergency" measure to bring down air pollution levels in winters, an official statement said. They discussed with the chief minister an action plan...

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Govt has decided to achieve 100 per cent electrification of railway in 10 years: Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

The government has decided to move towards achieving 100 per cent electrification of railways, as part of efforts to curb carbon footprints, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday. The railways minister also said he has a mission that in next 10 years, Indian Railways...

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To fight carbon emission, ER fixes solar panels on passenger train

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

In a landmark move, Eastern Railway started operating a Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) with solar panels on its roof between Sahibgunj and Jamalpur in its Malda division from Saturday. The...

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Himalayan Glaciers melting at accelerated pace - study

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across...

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Siemens equipping Indian Railways' electrification initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 13, 2019

Siemens is equipping Indian Railways in its initiative to upgrade its electric locomotives from 6000 HP to 9000 HP, the company said on Wednesday. Siemens is supplying indegenously-made...

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Report: Global Emissions At 7-Year High

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global emissions have hit a seven-year high, according to BP’s annual energy review, putting the world behind on efforts to curb the effects of climate change. A rise in the number of days that...

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Mahindra Susten and Mitsui to co-invest in distributed solar power projects in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

Mahindra Susten, a leading player in the Indian solar energy sector, has entered into a partnership with Mitsui & Co., of Japan to jointly develop and operate distributed solar power...

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Indore airport eyes solar power, energy efficiency to cut CO2 emission

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

Indore airport, also known as Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, may soon be recognized for its significant progress in managing carbon emissions by a global airport body. Airport authorities plans...

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Even as Cyclone Fani Hit Campaigns, Climate Change Yet to Find Space in India’s Political Discourse

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

As the British Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency this week after a spirited campaign, mainly by civil society groups and students across Europe and America, cyclone Fani...

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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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