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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...Read more..
Subject Tags: phase out , single use plastic , The United Nations
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Coal Power Plant , energy costs , phase out , Purchase Power Agreement (PPA)
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Climate Change , divestment , energy sector , GPFC , Indian Oil Corporation , Oil & Gas , ONGC , OPEC , phase out , Reliance Industries , Renewable Energy
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-...Read more..
Subject Tags: environmental sustainability , forest conservation , Germany , greenhouse gas emissions , India , Paris Agreement , phase out
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: Climate Change , HFCs , Montreal Protocol , phase out