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Haryana's thermal power plants in NCR to be shut if emission norms not met by 2020: EPCA

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The Supreme Court-mandated Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority said on Friday Haryana's two coal-based power plants in the national capital region will be shut down if these failed to comply with emission norms by next year. The two thermal power plants...

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Soot content in air declining, says IISc-Isro study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The amount of soot or black carbon in India’s air is reducing. It has been declining at a rate of 100 nanogram per cubic metre per year, a recent study by scientists from Indian Institute of...

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Tax carbon emission instead of blanket ban on non-electric vehicles, says CII President

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 18, 2019

CII President Vikram Kirloskar feels that the Centre should tax carbon emission instead of going for a blanket ban on the sale of non-electric vehicles. “Don’t say don’t do X and don’t do Y....

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IIT Hyderabad Launches ‘M2Smart’ Testbed To Research Low-Carbon Models For Indian Transportation

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad launched an ‘M2Smart Project’ Testbed to develop low-carbon models for Indian transportation in the presence of IIT Hyderabad and Japanese Researchers...

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UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion addresses fast fashion

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 20, 2019

The UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion, launched recently at the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, is seeking to halt the environmentally and socially destructive practices of fashion and...

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Sustainable lifestyle start-up Saltpetre makes it to Lakme Fashion Week

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2019

Mumbai-based sustainable clothing label Saltpetre, has been shortlisted for The Circular Design Challenge (CDC) at Lakme Fashion week. A first-of-its-kind sustainability award in fashion, the...

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NGT slaps 25 crore fine on Delhi government

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Delhi government to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for their failure to curb the problem of pollution...

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At Climate Change Summit, Germany to Seek Private Funds for Projects in India, Africa

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2018

Expectations are muted for this week's meetings given divisions within Europe, and tension between the United States and China.


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BRICS bank approves $600 million loans for South African, Chinese projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2018

The New Development Bank, set up by the BRICS group of emerging economies, has approved loans of $300 million for energy projects in South Africa and $300 million for a transportation project in...

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Despite the surge in renewables, emission levels almost unchanged

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

The rise of renewable sources of energy and their gallant victories over fossil fuels — particularly coal — is now legendary.


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