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Concerns over Oil India’s bid to drill for hydrocarbons in Assam national park

By : Sustainability ..., May 22, 2020

Concerns have been raised about Oil India Limited’s (OIL) bid to drill for hydrocarbons in a national park in Assam after a similar ecological threat was perceived because of the central government’s recent approval for coal mining activities inside an elephant reserve in...

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Key environment panels defer decisions on Dibang valley hydropower and Mumbai marina projects

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2020

Key expert panels of environment ministry have deferred decisions on certain projects, including 3,097 MW of Etalin Hydropower Project in Arunachal Pradesh’s Dibang valley and Mumbai Port Trust’s marina project, due to emerging ecological concerns, questions on viability and...

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Centre's ambitious oil & gas output target hits environment hurdle

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

India’s ambitious target to increase domestic oil and gas production has hit the environment roadblock now. Several assets under the discovered small fields rounds (DSF I & II) and open acreage licensing policy (OALP) are facing hurdles in getting clearances from...

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Researchers find environment friendly way to develop batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2019

Researchers have developed a new concept for an aluminium battery, which will give it twice the energy density as compared to previous versions, and with least environmental impact. The idea has the potential for large scale applications, including storage of solar and wind...

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Manali Petro stops operations at Plant 1

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 28, 2018

Manali Petrochemicals Ltd has stopped operations at its Plant 1 near Chennai following a directive from the Central Pollution Control Board.


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Sony joins RE100, plans solar at Thai and Japanese factories

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2018

Sony Corporation, the Japanese electronics giant, has joined RE100 with an aim of reaching 100% use of renewable energy at all its premises by 2040.


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How climate change can erode Indian coastline more intensely than ever

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2018

One of the biggest impacts of climate change is likely to be felt along coastlines across the world. Rising sea levels, accompanied by stronger waves and currents, are likely to reshape the...

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Increase irrigated land to protect the country from climate change impact: Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramaniam

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2018

To protect the country from climate change impact, the percentage of irrigated land needs to be increased. The Central government’s push on renewable energy shows its commitment to ...

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H&M Names 5 Sustainable Startups That Could Change the Face of Fashion

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 15, 2018

Fast fashion giant H&M has named the five winners of its latest Global Change Award, who are harnessing the power of technology to rein in the fashion industry’s extensive environmental and...

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Renault accused of emission fraud

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

Dust hasn't even begun settling on the massive Volkswagen emission scandal and Renault is already under the radar for following in the footsteps of its German competitor. French newspaper...

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