This country declared climate emergency, here is what we know

Government of New Zealand recently declared a climate emergency and also announced its commitment to make its public sector carbon-neutral by 2025, calling on the country to “act with urgency”. After returning to power with a landslide majority in October election PM Jacinda Ardern moved the motion in parliament on Wednesday. Majority of parliamentarians voted […]

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FTI Consulting With TERI unveils India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report

FTI Consulting with the support of The Energy and Resources Institute (“TERI”) today launched of an India Green Hydrogen Roadmap report, in the presence of Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, Government of India. The report proposes a target of 4 percent for hydrogen energy in the national energy mix by 2030 and 10 national […]

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Participation of industries, crucial towards low carbon industries transition: Javadekar

Union Environment, Climate Change and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar said, people and industries are key drivers in our efforts towards mitigating the climate change.  The Minister speaking at the high level segment of the Industry transition leadership summit pointed out that industry contributes directly around 30 percent of the global CO2 emissions, and transition of […]

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NVVN launches the Green Charcoal Hackathon

R K Singh, Minister (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, was speaking with a vision to create a conducive environment by reducing carbon emissions and nurture technology solutions in India. NVVN (NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd, today launched the Green Charcoal Hackathon. Speaking on the occasion, K […]

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India Climate Change Knowledge Portal Launched

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on Friday launched the “India Climate Change Knowledge Portal”. Expressing happiness over the web portal launch, Javadekar said portal will be a “single point Information resource” which provides information on the different climate initiatives taken by various Line Ministries enabling users to access updated status on […]

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Carlsberg partners with Desolenator- a solar desalination tech firm to protect shared water resources

While around 70% of the world’s surface is covered in water, only 1% of that is accessible, fresh drinking water. To address the crisis, Carlsberg Group has announced partnership with Desolenator-a solar thermal sustainable water purification technology company to create clean drinking water for a town of 4,000, in the Sundarbans in West Bengal, India. […]

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Govt working to reduce carbon footprint by 30-35 percent: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is trying to reduce its carbon footprint by 30-35 per cent and working to double its oil refining capacity in the next 5 years. PM Modi stressed on Gujarat`s solar power movement and said that the energy sector can provide growth and jobs alike. He was virtually addressing […]

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Ladakh LG highlights environmental issues plaguing UT

Ladakh Lieutenant Governor (LG) R K Mathur on Thursday said the Union Territory is facing various environmental issues and the need for an impact assessment has come up time and again for serious consideration. The LG said the Union Territory administration has set a target to provide 24×7 running water supply to every household, school, […]

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India has moved to the Centre stage of International Energy Affairs: IEA

Country-specific, appropriate and affordable technology is the need of the hour. India is giving a big push towards E-transport and we are also achieving higher energy efficiency-Prakash Javadekr Executive Director of International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol on Thursday said that India has moved to the Centre stage of international Energy Affairs and is a […]

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