Environment

COP24: Climate talks begin in Katowice

COP24: Climate talks begin in Katowice

December 6, 2018

At the COP24 summit India has claimed to achieve its climate targets ahead of schedule and has questioned the spending from developed countries of not being enough to mitigate climate change.

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India takes second place in renewable energy

India takes second place in renewable energy

December 5, 2018

India is leading the race in renewable energy but is still expected to become the largest coking coal importer by 2022. Will the country be able to meet its ambitious targets in clean energy while a big chunk of funds go towards coal-based plants?

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Electronic vehicles: steering the way to a cleaner future

Electronic vehicles: steering the way to a cleaner...

September 24, 2018

The auto industry in India is preparing itself for a slew of changes in order to cut down the crude oil import bill and reduce pollution.

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Solar installations in India drop down

Solar installations in India drop down

September 7, 2018

With the solar installations declining in Q2 2018, reports say that investment into the sector is expected to be lower over the next few quarters.

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Maharashtra government bans plastic

Maharashtra government bans plastic

June 28, 2018

The plastic ban in Mumbai has been lauded by many but the decision has taken a toll on the plastic industry, retailers, and unorganised markets in the state. The ban has left nearly 300,000 individuals without jobs and the plastic industry is staring at a loss of INR 150 billion....

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Going Electric

Going Electric

May 31, 2018

India is battling to reduce emissions and its vast carbon footprint. After renewable and solar energy missions, the country’s latest initiative is focused on cleaner, safer and simpler electric vehicles. However, the plan is mired in starting hiccups. Every summer India sizzles...

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New Green Initiatives

New Green Initiatives

March 8, 2018

India is taking a number of green initiatives and switching to renewable energy for its upcoming major projects. Trade ports, railway stations, and zoos are smartly and creatively being developed to minimise carbon emissions, making the country a fast growing green energy consume...

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‘Travel.Enjoy.Respect’ campaign launched by UNWTO
COP21

COP21

May 25, 2016

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Drought

Drought

May 25, 2016

India is in the grip of a severe drought that has left over 330 million people in dire suffering. A look into the practices adopted by governments and people over the years indicates that the crisis that today threatens the existence of many could well have been avoided. Due to i...

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