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TERI to set up incubation centre in Odisha for biotech solutions

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), one of country’s leading think-tanks, will set up an industrial incubation facility of TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Research Centre, in Odisha. ...

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India and China are leading the way towards a sustainable growth model

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

As the two largest emerging economies, China and India are already at the forefront of economic growth and development. Now, they are becoming global leaders by taking ambitious steps to combat...

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Govt diverted 20,000 hectares of forest land for projects including hydro, wind in past 3 yrs

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2019

The Indian government has diverted over 20,000 hectares (the size of Kolkata) of forest area for developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, dams, road, railways and...

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Focus on solar power and green good deeds

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 13, 2018

At the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reiterated India's solar...

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Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2018

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a new record last year with emissions showing no sign of slowing down, the UN World Meteorological Organization said on Thursday....

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Farm fires contribute 33% to Delhi’s PM 2.5

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 8, 2018

If you were wondering why the pollution situation had again become grim after two days of relative calm, here’s part of your answer: a change in wind direction has resulted in the capital...

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Telangana State Pollution Control Board gears up to install air quality stations every 10 km

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 26, 2018

In a far-reaching move to keep citizens informed about air pollution, the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) is gearing up to issue regular health advisories based on ambient air...

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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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Delhi backs incentives for clean energy switch to combat pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2018

Authorities in Delhi approved measures on Tuesday to encourage businesses to use clean energy as one of the world’s worst polluted cities stepped up the fight against deadly air pollution....

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Bangkok climate conference sounds alarm ahead of UN summit

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 5, 2018

Time is running out to save the Paris Agreement, UN climate experts warned Tuesday at a key Bangkok...

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