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Volkswagen Will Pay Record $14.7 Billion in Emissions Cheat Scandal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2016

Volkswagen has agreed to spend up to $14.7 billion after cheating emissions tests and deceiving customers by installing “defeat devices” in almost half a million diesel cars.

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Centre asks states to set up one lakh biogas plants this fiscal

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2016

In a bid to push clean energy, the Centre has asked the states/UTs to set up one lakh biogas plants of one to six cubic meter capacity this fiscal, which will save 21.90 lakh LPG cylinders every...

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Revolutionary Emissions Abatement System for the shipping industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 27, 2016

Scientists in Singapore have developed a revolutionary emissions abatement system that removes pollutants from exhaust gas to help the international shipping industry meet ambitious emissions...

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Cement companies must innovate to survive: CDP

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2016

Three Indian cement makers have significantly reduced emissions among the top 12 producers of the building material in the world, a report revealed by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) said on...

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New green norms to make power, fuels, cars costlier

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 7, 2016

Consumers will have to shell out more for power, fuel and cars in a few years as these industries begin to pass on the burden of technology upgrades being put in place for meeting increasingly...

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Unreliable car emissions tests harming fight against air pollution, expert says

By : sustainabilityo..., May 25, 2016

The growing gulf between laboratory tests and real world air pollution from cars is hampering efforts to cut the toxic air that kills millions of people a year worldwide, a leading expert has...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , Emissions

UK Government To Write Zero-Emissions Paris Climate Change Goal Into Law

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2016

The UK government will be enshrining the net-zero emissions climate change goal that resulted from the COP21 talks in Paris into law, following advice from the Committee on Climate Change,...

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BS-VI emission to be enforced by April 2020: Govt

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 22, 2016

In a significant step that would drastically reduce pollution caused by vehicles, the Union government on Thursday announced it would enforce BS-VI emission norms for automobiles and auto-fuel...

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92% Indians perceive climate change as a major threat: Survey

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 14, 2016

A total of 92 per cent Indians polled by independent market research company Ipsos view global warming and climate change as major threats.


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Environment Ministry Notifies Stricter Standards for Coal Based Thermal Power Plants to Minimise Pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2015

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has notified the revised standards for coal-based Thermal Power Plants in the country, with the primary aim of minimising pollution. These standards are proposed to be implemented in a phased manner. Thermal power...

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