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India, UK launch clean air initiative in Bengaluru

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2019

The Innovation for Clean Air (IfCA) was launched in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The two-year UK-India joint initiative provides Indian and UK stakeholders opportunities to test interventions related...

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Strategic partnering for Climate and Clean Air

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

India has formally joined the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), becoming the 65th country to join the partnership, following through on a commitment made by the country’s Minister for...

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On the World Environment Day today, the Union Environment Minister said that School Nursery initiative is proposed to be launched soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that his ministry will soon launch an initiative...

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Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

The Union Environment Ministry has constituted a new committee to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which aims to cut pollution in the 102 worst affected cities by 20-30 percent...

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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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Dedicated plan for 100 cities to reduce air pollution level

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 15, 2018

Looking beyond Delhi which has long been in focus due to its bad air quality, the Centre has decided to launch dedicated air pollution abatement programmes soon in around 100 additional cities...

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One Million Clean Cookstoves Cut CO2 Emissions, Fuel Costs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 26, 2015

Wood-burning clean cookstoves are pretty low-tech compared to many of the devices, gadgets, and concepts usually featured at CleanTechnica. Their impact, however, ranks right up there with much more complex clean technology....

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India Sees Clean Cooking as Climate Action That Saves Lives

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 12, 2015

Kamlesh feeds the flames of a crude clay cookstove with kindling, kerosene and sunbaked discs of cow dung. She breathes in the billowing smoke, as she does for hours every day. Her eyes water and sting. Her throat feels scratchy and sore.

Kamlesh is one of hundreds of...

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