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UN hails India for championing phase-out of single-use plastics

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2020

The United Nations has hailed India for "championing" the phase-out of single-use plastics and for its engagement in the Clean Seas Campaign among other programmes, including marine litter, air pollution, environment and health. In a letter to Environment Secretary C K Mishra...

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One of India’s largest coal-mining states says it will not build new coal power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 17, 2019

The future of coal in India may not be as bright as some previously assumed.

The central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, home to the country’s third-largest coal reserves, will not build any new coal power plants, Shailendra Kumar Shukla, chairman of Chhattisgarh State...

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GPFC's green shift may unsettle Reliance, ONGC, Indian Oil, Oil India

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

The decision of the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund to stop investing in oil and gas explorers globally may affect Indian companies, such as Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), Oil and Natural...

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India, Germany agree to provide financial support to climate conservation projects

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2019

India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to provide financial support to climate conservation projects aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting renewable energies and sustainable forest management in India. Addressing the third Indo-...

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Major Companies Phase Out HFCs as Montreal Protocol Meeting Kicks Off

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 12, 2016

Man-made greenhouse gases called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) — and how to phase down their use in commercial refrigeration and other equipment — will be the topic of the Montreal Protocol meeting...

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