Tags: climate agreement

India and UK deepen work to combat climate change by 2030

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson signed off on a new shared roadmap during their virtual meeting that included measures to help limit global temperature rises and support the communities most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. India and UK agreed on a joint roadmap including plans to combat climate […]

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IIT Delhi is now greener than ever reducing carbon footprint by 50 percent

IIT Delhi, an Institution of Eminence has achieved another milestone by becoming the first Central Government funded Technical Institute to reduce its carbon footprint by more than 50%. The institute recently signed bilateral power purchase contract with a hydro power generator in the state of Himachal Pradesh for 2 MW through PTC India Ltd., as […]

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Thales, Veolia partners to make Eco-SIM Card from recycled plastics

With almost 4.5 billion SIM cards produced worldwide in 2020, Thales and Veolia have joined forces to help this market show its green credentials. The polymer plastic found in high concentrations in waste electrical and electronic equipment is processed at Veolia’s recycling plant in France. Thales engineers have worked with Veolia’s experts to develop a […]

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IFC,IHCL launches global call for innovators to bring Climate-Smart Cooling Solutions To Indian Hospitality Sector

 IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today launched an open call for innovators worldwide to bring efficient, climate-smart, cost-effective cooling solutions to India’s hospitality sector. The TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling Innovation Program in the Indian hospitality sector has been funded by the UK Government. It offers […]

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Road to fighting climate change is through climate justice: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the road to fighting climate change is through climate justice and called for giving developing countries enough space to grow. Addressing the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), PM Modi said two things will define how the progress journey of humanity will unfold in the times to come — […]

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WeNaturalists – an Eco-Social Network for nature aficionados launched

 WeNaturalists, an Eco-Social Network, launched a mobile and web application designed for people associated with nature. WeNaturalists in a statement said that, with the app it aims to bring together organizations, professionals, and enthusiasts who work for nature and everyone passionate about it.  WeNaturalists will allow users connect and interact with millions of people from around […]

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PepsiCo pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced plans to more than double its climate goal, targeting a reduction of absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its value chain by more than 40% by 2030. In addition, the company has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, one decade earlier than called for in the Paris Agreement. Specifically, PepsiCo […]

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Air Quality Commission directs industries in Delhi to switch over to PNG

The Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas reviewed the progress of switching over of Industries operating in Delhi to Piped Natural Gas (PNG) with the Government of NCT of Delhi, GAIL and Indraprastha Gas Limited. About 1644 of Industrial Units spread across 50 industrial areas in Delhi had been identified to […]

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