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Why The U.S.-China CO2 Deal Is An Energy, Climate, And Political Gamechanger

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

The historic new U.S.-China climate deal changes the trajectory of global carbon pollution emissions, greatly boosting the chances for a global deal in Paris in 2015. The deal would keep, cumulatively, some 640 billion tons of CO2 emissions out of the air this century,...

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India under pressure to lay out climate plans at G20 summit

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott may want to focus on economic growth, investments and jobs at the G-20 summit this weekend, but the US-China climate deal on Wednesday is set to put emissions on top of the agenda in Brisbane.

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China’s Trina Solar heeds PM Narendra Modi’s call, plans to ‘make in India’

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2014

Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to global manufacturers, Chinese company Trina Solar is planning to set up a facility over the next few years to "make in India, supply in India and even export from India".
Officials of the company, the world's...

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A Concrete Energy Efficiency Solution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2014

Cement — the key ingredient of concrete — is the world’s most widely used building material. It’s also the product of an energy-intensive process that accounts for about 5% of global greenhouse gases. These emissions threaten to increase as developing countries urbanize and...

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Navigant Research Predicts $31 Billion Investment In Asia Pacific Microgrids By 2023

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014

Cumulative investment in microgrids throughout the Asia Pacific region is set to total $30.8 billion between 2014 and 2023 as a result of increased demand for electricity and generation capacity from renewable energy sources. This is according to new research from Navigant...

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Modi’s Nepal visit brings focus on China-India energy rivalry

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 4, 2014

Energy will be high on the agenda when India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Nepal on Sunday, eager to claw back lost ground in the race for resources with China. A vast network of fast-flowing rivers through the Himalayas leaves huge untapped hydropower resources...

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Subject Tags: China , energy , India , Nepal

Can waterless dyeing clean up the clothing industry?

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2014

Each year, one global industry gulps down trillions of liters of fresh water, together with massive amounts of chemicals. The wastewater from that industry is then dumped, often untreated, into rivers that bring its toxic content to the sea, where it spreads around the globe...

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Barack Obama's clean energy policy to benefit India and China

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2014

 WASHINGTON: The path breaking clean energy policy unveiled by the Obama administration would put the US at a disadvantage against countries like India and China, top US lawmakers and policy advocacy groups have said. 

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Obama's carbon curbs nullified by expanding China, India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 2, 2014

 US President Barack Obama is set to take his boldest step to halt the rise of the oceans and stop the warming of the planet.

It won't be enough unless the rest of the world follows.
Trimming carbon emissions from US power plants by 25 per cent in coming...
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Subject Tags: China , Politics , Technology

China fuels highest solar silicon demand since 2011

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 30, 2014

 The polysilicon industry is headed for its biggest boom since a price war started three years ago. It can thank a burst of solar-panel orders in China and Japan.

Demand for the commodity used to make photovoltaic cells will jump 15 per cent this year, the most since...

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