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Thanks to human intervention, Earth has lost wilderness area the size of India since 90s

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

Wilderness areas around the world have experienced catastrophic declines over the years, with three million square kilometres of global wilderness lost since the 1990s, according to a new study. Since the 1990s, our planet has lost nearly three million square kilometres of...

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NTPC to invest Rs 25,000 crore to set up solar park

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 19, 2019

NTPC, India’s largest power company, will not undertake any new coal-based generation for the next few years as part of measures to reduce its carbon footprint and has decided to invest about Rs 25,000 crore to set up one of the world’s largest solar parks at Kutch in Gujarat...

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Delhi: NDMC wants to run all areas on green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Lutyens’ Delhi, home to areas such as Sarojini Nagar and Kasturba Nagar, could soon witness a significant drop in its carbon footprint. As per a new plan put into motion by the Ministry of New...

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Public transport to reduce Bhubaneswar’s carbon footprint

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The Smart City’s public transport system will soon have a Low Carbon Mobility (LCM) component. A German agency — German Corporation for International Cooperation or GIZ — will provide technical...

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Navi Mumbai society switches to solar to reduce CO2 emissions

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Residents of a Navi Mumbai-based cooperative housing society recently installed a 31 kilowatt-power (kWp) rooftop solar power system in a bid to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) by one...

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Climate justice critical, say senior judges

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

“In Chhattisgarh, land is taken away from tribals and they do not get a pittance in return,” said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court during his address at the launch of a law programme to...

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Maharastra moves one step ahead in green buildings, signs MoU with IFC

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 22, 2019

The government of Maharashtra is taking pro-active measures in promoting green housing. The state government’s Housing Department has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with World Bank...

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Sustainability for a circular economy: Walmart exec reveals firm’s environmental priorities

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Retailer Walmart has been talking up its sustainability efforts, targeting what the company deems a ‘more circular economy’....

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Sustainable lifestyle start-up Saltpetre makes it to Lakme Fashion Week

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Mumbai-based sustainable clothing label Saltpetre, has been shortlisted for The Circular Design Challenge (CDC) at Lakme Fashion week. A first-of-its-kind sustainability award in fashion, the...

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Mahindra’s Igatpuri Plant Becomes First Carbon Neutral Facility in India

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2018

The Mahindra Group has taken a step forward in its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2040, with its Igatpuri manufacturing plant recently becoming India’s first carbon neutral...

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