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Bezos launches USD 10 bn fund to combat climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 18, 2020

His company is often criticized for its environmental record, but Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world''s richest man, said he was committing USD 10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change. In a post to his 1.4 million followers on Instagram on Monday, the e-...

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India and Norway to pressure other countries on climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 17, 2020

India and Norway will work together in exerting pressure on all countries for quick climate action and stressed that the finances promised to the developing world should be followed up, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Sunday. Javadekar held "fruitful"...

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Rajasthan to bring policy for environmental protection

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 10, 2020

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said the state government will soon bring a new policy for environmental protection as he noted that global climate change is a serious challenge. Gehlot was addressing the annual media conclave on environment at Anil Agarwal...

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Himachal aims to increase forest cover by 30%

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

The Himachal Pradesh Government is aiming to increase its forest area by 30 per cent by 2030 and to achieve this goal initiatives have been taken up, an official said on Tuesday. Plantation campaigns are being carried out by the state Forest Department in identified places....

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India just about stays on course for green economy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

India’s annual budget, announced on February 1, was long on intentions to move towards a green economy, but short on specifics. In her budget, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised an incentive scheme for around two million farmers to move to solar-powered irrigation...

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Sustainability Outlook partners with Energy and Environment Foundation for World Future Fuel Summit and Expo

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

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Sustainability Outlook partners with CLEAN for India Energy for all Summit 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) in partnership with NITI Aayog, Government of India is organising the fourth edition of India Energy for All Summit (IEAS) from 4-5 February 2020 at the India...

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Coal India adheres to environmental, sustainable standards: CMD

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 27, 2020

Coal India Ltd (CIL) on Saturday said its coal producing subsidiaries follow environmental and sustainable standards but there could be "some stray cases" of lapses. The miner's comment came after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, in a report, said that six...

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Sustainability Outlook partners with CLEAN for India Energy for all Summit 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

Clean Energy Access Network (CLEAN) in partnership with NITI Aayog, Government of India is organising the fourth edition of India Energy for All Summit (IEAS) from 4-5 February 2020 at the India...

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Adani Group Aims To Become World's Largest Solar Power Company By 2025: Gautam Adani

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 23, 2020

Adani Group chairman Gautam Adani said on Wednesday that his company's main goal is to become the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and largest renewable power company by 2030. "Given our goal to become the world's largest solar power company by 2025 and the world's...

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