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Climate change already covered under environment impact assessment: NGT

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

Climate change is already covered under the environment impact assessment, the National Green Tribunal has said while disposing of a nine-year-old girl's plea alleging inaction by the Centre to...

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COP24 summit: ‘Developed nations likely to fall way short of 2020 emission targets’

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 7, 2018

Amid demands for countries to significantly increase their climate actions, a new assessment by the UN climate body shows that the developed nations were likely to fall short of even their...

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India's wind power potential declining due to global warming: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 7, 2018

The warming of the Indian Ocean due to global climate change may be causing a slow decline in India's wind power potential, according to a study. 

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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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India could gain $8 trillion with climate battle: Special WHO report

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2018

India can get massive health benefits worth $3- $8 trillion by making efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C by the end this century, says a special report by the World Health Organisation (...

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IKEA targets big cut in greenhouse gas emissions from production

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 3, 2018

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture group, pledged on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its production by 80 percent in absolute terms by 2030 from their levels two years ago....

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Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a new record last year with emissions showing no sign of slowing down, the UN World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday....

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Governments, firms call on EU to set net-zero emissions goal

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2018

A group of European Union governments and companies have called for the bloc to set a path for net-zero emissions by 2050 in its long-term climate strategy next week.

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BASIC ministerial joint statement to reflect its stand on key issues ahead of COP24

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2018

Forging a common ground ahead of the UN climate conference, negotiators of BASIC (comprising Brazil, South Africa, India and China) group on first day of their meet on Monday listed their...

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Climate change causing ground surface warming in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2018

It is common knowledge that climate change has had an impact on the Himalayas and the oceans in India, and now a study by scientists from the Ministry of Earth Sciences have found evidence of...

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