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Foreign rupee limit poses new threat to Indian high-yield bonds

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 25, 2017

Three years after stirring controversy, an offshore financing structure pioneered by Indian renewable energy producer Greenko Energy Holdings is now under threat as foreign investors near their...

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Trump urged to reconsider withdrawal of Paris climate agreement

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 17, 2017

The ten Senators who represented the United States at the 21st Conference of Parties in 2015, have urged President Donald Trump to reconsider and reverse his decision to withdraw from the...

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France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 7, 2017

France will end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040 as part of an ambitious plan to meet its targets under the Paris climate accord, Emmanuel Macron’s government has announced....

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China's SPIC plans to raise clean energy power capacity to 50 per cent by 2020

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 7, 2017

China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) said on Thursday it aims to generate half of its power from clean energy by 2020, up from 43 percent currently, as part of the country's plans...

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Bid for environmental rights pact kicks off in Paris

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

Politicians, legal experts and activists will launch a campaign in Paris on Saturday for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment.

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California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 7, 2017

With President Donald Trump pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord, China and California signed an agreement on Tuesday to work together on reducing emissions, as the state's governor...

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Paris Agreement: Formal US exit possible only in 2020

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

It remains to be seen whether French President Emmanuel Macron's riposte to US President Trump -"Make Our Planet Great Again" -will actually encourage nations to remain firm on their climate...

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China's Guangzhou to replace buses with 'new energy' vehicles

By : SustainabilityO..., May 31, 2017

All petrol-powered buses in China's Guangzhou city will soon be replaced with thousands of public buses with greener, more energy-efficient vehicles, a media report said on Tuesday....

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Climate-threatened Bangladesh to impose carbon tax in June

By : SustainabilityO..., May 23, 2017

Bangladesh is set to impose its own carbon tax on fuel next month – despite the hugely climate-vulnerable country producing relatively tiny per capita emissions.

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India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

India no longer needs international cooperation to decarbonise itself and needs to pressure countries to remain ambitious, including wealthier countries that need to act domestically and support...

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