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More People Displaced Due to Natural Disasters, Climate Change Than by Conflicts and War in 2018: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 11, 2020

In 1990, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had noted that the single greatest impact of climate change will be on human migration. Three decades later, a study has revealed that in 2018, of the new 28 million internally displaced people in 148 countries, 61...

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Jobs: India needs 1,000 GW of solar power capacity to replace coal workers

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 30, 2020

India would need 1,000 gigawatt (GW) of solar power capacity to replace coal mining jobs, according to a recent study. With a mounting global pressure to shift away from coal and adopt renewable energy sources, ensuring that coal miners find jobs locally in other industries...

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Connected cars will profoundly change the way people live

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

There’s a big shift going to take place in automotive industry. Connected car, the new buzz word in the automotive industry, is set to become a common phenomenon in the Indian market in the near future with rapid adoption of electric vehicles, according to a Deloitte report....

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Gujarat best at water efficiency, Delhi amongst worst

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 21, 2020

Gujarat was the most water-efficient state in India, according to an HT report on rankings of the survey. The survey was based on various parameters on efficiency targets and the study included the review of central as well as the state government water departments by the...

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Auto industry yet to submit study to Niti Aayog on EV transition

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 3, 2020

The automobile industry is yet to submit its report on road map to transition two- and three-wheelers to full electric vehicles, according to a senior government official. At a meeting with industry representatives in June last year, the Niti Aayog had asked the industry to...

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Decentralized renewables receive less than 1% of India’s subsidies says study

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2018

India’s support for decentralized renewables is “woefully lacking” according to data released this week.


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Renewable Energy mini grids can offer power solution, says Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 18, 2017

Mini grids powered by decentralised renewable energy can provide long term solution for the country's electrification requirements, says a report.


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Sustainable and Responsible Investing (SRI) in India grows 130% in last 5 years

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 6, 2017

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Paris pledges only a third of what is needed to avoid worst impacts of climate change, says UNEP emission gap report

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 2, 2017

National pledges on emission reduction, made by countries from across the globe under the Paris Agreement, will only bring a third of what is needed to avoid worst impact of climate change, says...

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India presents national review report on Sustainable Development Goals implementation in United Nations

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

India has presented its national review report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the UN, underscoring that as the fastest growing major economy it is “uniquely...

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