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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

November 3, 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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Record 'green' energy capacity added in 2016 as cost for renewables plunges

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2017

The world is now adding more green energy capacity each year than it adds in new capacity from all fossil fuels combined, a United Nations-backed report revealed today, showing that the “...

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Subject Tags: report

700 million litres of waste dumped each day: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 7, 2017

In the key stretch of Ganga, between Haridwar and Kanpur, 30 drains are directly discharging 701 million litres/day (MLD) of waste water in the Ganga, a recent report of the Central Pollution...

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Parliamentary panel picks holes in rural electrification scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2017

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy has called for more robust monitoring and implementation of the rural electrification programme.

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Health ministry to study deaths due to pollution soon: Environment Minister Anil Dave

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 22, 2017

Expressing his reservations on global reports linking deaths to air pollution, Environment Minister Anil Dave on Tuesday said a study will soon be conducted by Health Ministry on the issue....

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Subject Tags: air pollution , report

Delhi, Patna among cities with highest air pollution: study

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 20, 2017

A study recently released by 48 leading scientists has placed two Indian cities — New Delhi and Patna — among the worst polluted in the world with high PM 2.5 levels or the fine particulate...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , report