environment

Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

Big ticket investments in oil & gas as Modi opens India Energy Forum

October 28, 2020

Inaugurating the fourth edition of the India Energy Forum-CERA Week, earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the participants that India was well on track to meet its commitment of 275 GW of installed capacity in renewable energy by the year 2022. He went on to sa...

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On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

On World Ozone Day 2020, relearning forgotten lessons from past global success for COVID19

September 15, 2020

It was the decade of 1970s. A dozen men had already landed on the moon. There was an exhilarating mood all around, mainly in the developed countries. ‘‘Sky is not the limit,’’ scientists and technocrats would often boast. The doors of the universe could be commanded from ...

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Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

Earth Overshoot Day: India a role model for global consumption

August 22, 2020

Even though Earth Overshoot Day 2020 has been delayed by three weeks due to coronavirus pandemic, humanity is racing ahead to rapidly devour all global resources. If the whole world lived like Qatar, global resources for an entire year would be exhausted by February 11. For Luxem...

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Nationwide lockdown- A mantra to heal the Nature?

Nationwide lockdown- A mantra to heal the Nature?

March 30, 2020

With the entire nation locked down in the fight against a deadly virus, several reports of clean air, reduced pollution levels and threatened species re-emerging have surfaced. Is a pandemic the only way nature can heal? Painted in the shades of light blue, the sky of Delhi is ma...

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Indian origin students nominated for 2019 Schmidt Science fellowship

Indian origin students nominated for 2019 Schmidt Science fellowship

May 3, 2019

Two Indian origin post-doctoral students among the 20 Schmidt Science fellows this year.

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Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

Air pollution is killing more people in India than smoking, says study

April 13, 2019

In 2014, Delhi was named the most polluted city in the world by World Health Organisation (WHO), along with 13 more cities hailing from India in the 20 most polluted cities of world. According to a study titled ‘State of Global Air 2019’, air pollution has contributed...

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Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

Lodhi Garden moving towards becoming India’s first high-tech park

January 11, 2019

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) is in the process of installing the QR codes which when scanned by a visitor will give details of a tree, including its age, lifespan, botanical name, common name, blooming season among others.

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COP24 ends, many questions remain

COP24 ends, many questions remain

December 15, 2018

The ten-day long climate change summit COP24 started on high hopes in Katowice, Poland and worked towards reaching concrete solutions. But, environmentalists say this is not enough.

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Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

Replacing traditional stoves with solar cooking solutions

October 17, 2018

In order to encourage the development of solar operated facilities in the country, the Indian government is inviting researchers from academic and research institutions, organisations and industries, to submit designs for solar chulhas (traditional Indian cooking stove) before De...

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Kullu-Manali, an adventurous traveller’s spot

Kullu-Manali, an adventurous traveller’s spot

June 15, 2018

  I hadn’t camped for years! But having a sense for real adventure, the only destination that came to my mind last summer was Kullu- Manali. Since I have a passion for photography and I love to explore nature, that was the first destination I thought of. Nestled in th...

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Didier Michaud-Daniel

Didier Michaud-Daniel

May 31, 2018

Didier Michaud-Daniel, CEO, Bureau Veritas, spoke to Biz@India about the work they are doing and how they are maintaining quality for consumers around the world by keeping the environment in mind. How was Davos 2018 for you? What is the sense you are getting in terms of the situa...

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Khajjiar;  arcane beauty of majestic peaks, lakes and lustrous meadows of Himachal Pradesh

Khajjiar; arcane beauty of majestic peaks, lakes and lustrous meadows of Himachal Pradesh

May 26, 2018

As the temperature takes an unusual rise in the northern region of India during the months of April – June, travellers want to beat the scorching heat during summers.  People wish to be on a beachfront or somewhere in the lap of Himalayas to rejuvenate for spiritual and mental...

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