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70% of India’s coal-fired power plants won’t meet 2022 deadline, report says

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2020

India’s coal-fired power plants must meet stringent new emission norms by 2022, which were set in December 2015 by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEF&CC). But a new study report by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) says with barely two...

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TERI asserts reduction emission by changing the process of bio-diesel Production

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 6, 2019

Changing the process of producing bio-diesel could help reduce tailpipe emissions of nanoparticles, contributing to improving air quality, according to a collaborative study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), the Finnish Meteorological Institute, and Tampere...

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Governments, firms call on EU to set net-zero emissions goal

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 22, 2018

A group of European Union governments and companies have called for the bloc to set a path for net-zero emissions by 2050 in its long-term climate strategy next week.


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Supreme Court to 57 power plants: Clean up act within 28 months

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

Fifty-seven units of the Centre-owned thermal power plants in the country have been given a deadline of 28 months to meet the emission norms for sulphur oxide and particulate matter. These...

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National Clean Air Programme needs transparent action: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 14, 2018

The Union Environment Ministry's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) is a good step but has ambiguous planning and lacks clarity, said Greenpeace India after accessing documents through an RTI...

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JSPL's EPC arm joins hands with German emissions control systems major

By : sustainabilityo..., May 26, 2017

Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) has announced a technical cooperation agreement of its arm Power Plants Engineers Limited and German emission control systems major - VPC GmbH....

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Infosys announces internal carbon pricing, to aid in reducing emissions

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 17, 2017

Indian multinational company Infosys Monday announced its internal carbon price at $10.5 per ton of Carbon Dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emission. This price, which will be valid for two years from...

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At Kolkata, cooking emissions an overlooked contributor to air pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 30, 2016

The skyline on this part of the country turns grey by afternoon. By dusk, a thick layer of smog envelops the horizon. With winter setting in, millions living in rural and suburban India has many...

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