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‘More we invest in green energy, cheaper & more sustainable it will become’

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

Nearly three years after ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement, India continues to pave way for coal-fired thermal power plants. Under these circumstances, the country would unceasingly keep choking under the toxicity of fossil fuels for at least half a century. “...

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Climate finance: India hits out at developed countries for ‘reluctance’ to support projects

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 18, 2019

India on Tuesday warned developed countries that their reluctance to loosen purse strings to support climate change mitigation plans by developing countries may threaten the progress achieved, leading to an uncertain future. In a discussion paper released on Tuesday, the...

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BASIC ministerial joint statement to reflect its stand on key issues ahead of COP24

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2018

Forging a common ground ahead of the UN climate conference, negotiators of BASIC (comprising Brazil, South Africa, India and China) group on first day of their meet on Monday listed their...

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India Reduced Energy Subsidies by over $15Bn in Three Years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 9, 2018

The central government reduced its energy subsidies – financial benefits provided to boost energy production and consumption – by over Rs 82,000 crore ($15 billion) between 2013-14 and 2015-16,...

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India hailed at COP22 for commitment to climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 11, 2016

Surprised by India's initiatives in clean energy and coal dependency reduction, the international climate research organisations at COP22 here said that the country is set to "over-achieve" its...

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WWF Calls for Standards for Green Bonds

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 14, 2016

Industry standards in the Green Bond market are needed in order to overcome the “complexity and confusion” that is currently hampering investor confidence in financing green projects, new...

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