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'Driven by China and India, global Co2 to reach record high'

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2012
Driven by China and India and seemingly unaffected by an economic slowdown, global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will reach a record high in 2012, according to new figures made public on Sunday.
 
Emissions from the burning of fossil fuels - mainly...
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China’s ReneSola To Sell Locally Manufactured Solar PV Modules In India, Aims To Dodge Possible Anti-Dumping Duties

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2012

A leading global manufacturer of photovoltaic modules and wafers from China – RenaSola – has decided to provide 250 MW of locally produced PV modules first time to the Indian market over a period of two years. The company will collaborate with the local strategic...

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Subject Tags: China

Coca-Cola tie-up for sustainability

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2012

Coca-Cola India has announced a partnership with global student organisation AIESEC. The partnership would bring together companies and students in developing a road map for sustainable development. As part of the programme, 4,500 youth volunteers would engage with Coca-Cola...

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Subject Tags: China

China wrestles with acid rain threat

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2012

An increase in automobile emissions exposed China's Guangdong province to damage from acid rain in the first half of this year, a report found.

The report by the provincial environmental protection department found more than half of the province's 21 cities were...

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Subject Tags: China

Climate change may force India to import corn

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2012

Scientists have claimed that India and China, Asia''s largest corn producers will experience severe dry conditions due to climate change, prompting them to import corn from Tanzania which would face comparatively wet weather.

Researchers from Stanford University...

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Reliance Group enters into partnership with China Ming Yang

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2012

Anil Ambani's Reliance Group has entered into a strategic partnership with Chinese wind turbine maker China Ming Yang Wind Power Group for developing up to 2,500 MW clean energy projects in India as well as other South Asian countries.

Ming Yang Wind Power has inked...

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Renewable power: Developing markets are a ray of sunshine

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 3, 2012

If the dominant global theme of the 21st century has been the shift in dynamism and capability towards emerging economies, then 2012 has been the year in which that trend has hit the renewable energy industry.

While many developed economies that led the way in...

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China to spend $27bn on energy efficiency and renewables

By : Sustainability ..., May 26, 2012

China plans to spend $27 bn (£17bn) this year to promote energy conservation, emission reductions and renewable energy.

The country's finance ministry said it wants to promote energy-saving products, solar and wind power and accelerate the development of renewable...

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Subject Tags: China , energy , Technology

UN cap-and-trade system: Good for China and India, but who else?

By : Sustainability ..., May 15, 2012

The United Nations-administered cap and trade system to reduce planetary greenhouse gases through investment in “green” projects in developing countries has directed most of its billions of dollars in investments to China and India, two of the world’s most notorious polluters...

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Climate treaty may demand more carbon cuts from India, China

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2012

Old divisions between developed and developing countries in who should lead the fight against climate change should be laid aside, according to ministers from some of the world's poorest countries and European representatives meeting on May 8.

The vexed issue of which...

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Subject Tags: China , India , Social Issues