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Paris pledges only a third of what is needed to avoid worst impacts of climate change, says UNEP emission gap report

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

National pledges on emission reduction, made by countries from across the globe under the Paris Agreement, will only bring a third of what is needed to avoid worst impact of climate change, says...

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India Inc aligning its carbon goal to nation’s climate plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 25, 2017

Businesses in India are increasingly focusing on setting their emission reduction and renewable energy targets by aligning themselves with the country's climate action plan under the Paris...

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IREDAs Green Masala bond raises Rs 19.5 bln by listing on SGX

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2017

The IREDA, Indias government- owned renewable energy entity has raised Rs 19.5 billion through a five-year Green rupee-denominated bond by listing on the Singapore Exchange. "We look forward to...

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Substantially reducing emission intensity of GDP: India

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 11, 2017

India today said it is substantially reducing the emission intensity of GDP, tapping non-fossil fuel energy sources and creating additional carbon sink to fulfil its commitment towards global...

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South Africa to introduce climate change legislation

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 11, 2017

 South Africa will introduce a climate change legislation by 2018, as part of its commitments to the Paris Agreement, the Parliament has said.


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Fulfil climate vows: Harsh Vardhan to rich nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 4, 2017

India on Thursday reminded rich nations of their pre-2020 climate goals with business leaders and ministers from different countries assembling here to discuss how private businesses can work together with governments to achieve the goal under Paris Agreement beyond 2020. ...

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Growth in coal use falls in last 10 yrs as India eyes Paris goal

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 4, 2017

Coal will continue to have a prime place in India's total energy mix for the next many years but data shows that the country's coal boom may have been over a couple of years ago, much earlier...

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India can do more on climate change with support: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 28, 2017

Reiterating India’s commitment to tackling climate change, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it can do more if finance and other support are ensured. The Minister said...

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Committed to climate change as per own values and requirements: External Affairs Ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

India has said that it remains committed on the issue of climate change "as per its own values and requirements", days after the US announced its decision to pull out of the landmark Paris...

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Apple shows Trump the way, issues $1 billion 'green' bond

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

To bolster its efforts to help the environment along with signalling the US President Donald Trump that global tech companies still care for climate, Apple has issued its second "green" bond...

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