Fly ash polluting air, Bokaro committee to look into charges

Villagers around Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) have registered their complaint and are protesting against the fly ash pollution in the air caused the dumpers carrying fly ash from the Ash Pond. For last three month the villagers have blocked the road and have stopped the transportation of fly ash. According to The Telegraph villagers, led […]

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Climate fund targets USD 2.5 bln in clean energy investment for SE Asia

A new climate fund backed by philanthropic donors is aiming to trigger $2.5 billion of clean energy investment in Southeast Asia and aid the region’s green recovery after the coronavirus. The South East Asia Clean Energy Facility (SEACEF) is managed by Singapore-based Clime Capital, with an initial investment of $10 million and a focus on […]

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Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15 per cent

Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15 per cent last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. The online shopping giant said it emitted 51.17 million metric tons of carbon dioxide last year, the equivalent of 13 coal burning power plants running for a year. That’s up […]

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Ramky Enviro launches solid waste management plant at Sakri, Raipur

Ramky Enviro Engineers Limited (REEL) has launched what it touts to be Chhattisgarh’s largest solid waste management plant with a capacity of managing 700 tons of waste per day in Raipur. The plant was inaugurated by Shri Bhupesh Bhagel, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. The entire event was commemorated through video conferencing. The ceremony was […]

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Companies Urged to Fortify Supply Chains from Climate Change Disruption

The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) and HSBC released a new report today urging companies to prepare supply chains for the risk of climate change disruptions that threaten to raise costs and jeopardize their ability to meet customer needs. Co-authored by Dr. Christy Slay, TSC Director of Technical Alignment and Dr. Kevin Dooley, TSC Chief Scientist and […]

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Cleaner air during lockdown helped Delhi tap more solar power: Study

Based on data collected in Delhi, scientists report that the reduction in air pollution due to lockdown measures enforced in the country may have led to more sunlight reaching solar panels, resulting in the production of more clean energy. The findings, published in the journal Joule, noted that in late March, the amount of sunlight […]

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NGT imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on two units in Noida, says threat of irreversible damage to environment

In view of depleting groundwater, there is a threat of irreversible damage to the environment leading to scarcity of drinking water, the National Green Tribunal has said while slapping Rs 25 lakh on two units in Noida for unauthorised extraction of water. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that there […]

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Auction of 41 coal mines defeats India’s efforts to reign in CO2 emissions: CEEW

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched the auction of 41 coal mines for commercial mining, saying the market for the commodity is now open and the sales will help turn the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity. But the list of 41 mines showed several are located in biodiversity-rich forest areas in central India, including […]

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