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African cities pledge to cut climate emissions to zero by 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Africa is sometimes better known for its vulnerability to climate change than its action on the problem - but a set of African cities intend to change that. 

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India to see 15-fold jump in demand for power to cool homes, says IEA report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that India will lead the world in terms of the power consumed for residential cooling. The agency estimates that India’s cooling-related...

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India, France sign pact to deepen cooperation in environment field

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 12, 2018

India and France today signed a pact to deepen their cooperation in the field of environment while affirming their commitment to lead the fight against climate change.

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Hyderabad planners' body calls for preparing climate change policy

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2018

The National Town and Country Planners Congress has recommended that climate change policies be prepared at the city level, adding that while preparing policies, local planning agencies, state...

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1.5 Celsius climate goal 'very unlikely' but doable: draft UN report

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 15, 2018

The Paris Agreement goal of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius will slip beyond reach unless nations act now to slash carbon pollution, curb energy demand, and suck CO2 from the air,...

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L’Oréal leads the pack on sustainability in the Cosmetics Industry, Brazilian Natura not far behind: Sustainability Outlook’s latest research

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2017

Sustainability Outlook has released...

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De Beers Prepares for South African Carbon Tax w/Carbon Capture Pilot Project

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

De Beers, the diamond unit of Anglo American, will attempt to capture carbon within the rock from which diamonds are extracted in order to offset its harmful emissions and reduce a tax it might...

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100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, today reaffirmed that it remains "100 per cent" committed to the landmark Paris climate deal, looking to seize the leadership of global...

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India ratifies Doha amendment to Kyoto Protocol

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 25, 2017

India, which ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change in less than a year from its adoption, has taken more than four years to sign off on the Second commitment period of the Kyoto...

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'Significant' level of stubble burning in Haryana, Punjab: Government

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2016

There was "significant" level of stubble burning this year in Punjab and Haryana, however, there is no "conclusive" study to suggest that it "always" impacts quality of air in Delhi, Rajya Sabha...

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