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India’s GDP emissions reduced by 12 per cent

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 6, 2016

India’s emission intensity of GDP has reduced by 12 per cent between 2005 and 2010, according to the country’s first biennial update report submitted at the crucial UN climate summit recently,...

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Central Pollution Control Board readies action plan to fight bad air

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2016

After being rapped for not adopting any emergency smog control measure, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is preparing an action plan that will be submitted to the Supreme Court on...

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L&T ties up with Japan's Chiyoda for emission control technology

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 11, 2016

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has entered into a long-term technical licence agreement with Japan’s Chiyoda Corporation for its Chiyoda Thoroughbred 121TM (CT-121TM) flue gas desulphurisation (...

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'World Bank must aid countries to manage shift to cleaner coal'

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

The World Bank and other global development lenders like the Asian Development Bank must help countries such as India to finance the shift of their coal production to more efficient technologies...

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Indian government plans to phase out aged coal-based plants

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2016

The Indian government is planning to phase out coal-based power plants that are more than 25 years old and are inefficient in order to reduce carbon emissions, a Central Electricity Authority (...

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Toyota constructs zero emissions building at Honsha Plant using stationary pure hydrogen fuel cell technology

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 13, 2016

Toyota Motor Corporation has installed stationary pure hydrogen fuel cells at the energy management facility which had been completed at its Honsha Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, in...

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High concentration of harmful pollutants found in Firozabad: NEERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

A study by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to gauge pollution level in Firozabad which is a part of Taj Trapezium Zone has revealed that the level of harmful PM10...

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Make vehicle scrapping mandatory, start with heavy vehicles: FM Arun Jaitley

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

In order to check pollution, a new policy will be framed to make scrapping of 15-year old vehicles mandatory, bringing heavy vehicles in its ambit to begin with, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari...

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36% diesel vehicles exceed national limit for emissions in Bengaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 25, 2016

Smoke-spewing vehicles are largely to blame for the toxic air we breathe. A study has found that 36.3% of the diesel vehicles in the city and 12.6% run on petrol exceed the national limit for...

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India for action before 2020 to curb emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2016

India today underlined the need for countries to take pre-2020 climate actions to curb emissions and sought cooperation among countries in finance and technology sectors to tackle climate change...

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