Tags: Climate

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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CERCA launches initiative to convert all old cars into electric vehicles

Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air has been established at IIT Delhi to promote research and actions to reduce Air pollution. Centre of Excellence for Research on Clean Air (CERCA), an academic think tank and research centre at IIT Delhi for clean air, launched its maiden initiative on electric mobility with the retrofitting […]

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PM Modi speaks to US President-elect Joe Biden on Climate Change beside COVID 19

PM Narendra Modi spoke to US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday, with both leaders reiterating their firm commitment to the strategic partnership between the two countries as they discussed their shared priorities and concerns over the climate change, COVID-19 pandemic and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. This was the first interaction between the two leaders […]

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Mahua Acharya to lead EESL’s subsidiary Convergence Energy Services Limited

Mahua Acharya has almost two decades of international experience in green finance, renewables, and carbon markets. Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) announced the appointment of Mahua Acharya to lead a new energy company, a 100% owned subsidiary of EESL – Convergence Energy Services Limited (Convergence). Convergence is focused on delivering clean, affordable and reliable energy.  The […]

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Delhi’s air quality remains severe, relief unlikely soon

The national capital’s air quality remained severe for the fifth consecutive day on Monday, with calm wind speed exacerbating the effect of stubble burning. The city’s air quality index (AQI) stood at 469 at 9 am. Its 24-hour average AQI was 416 on Sunday, 427 on Saturday, 406 on Friday and 450 on Thursday, the […]

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Government working on all fronts to mitigate Air Pollution: Prakash Javadekar

Minister for Environment, Forest and climate Change  Prakash Javadekar has said, the Central Government has been working constantly on all the fronts towards mitigation of Air Pollution. Expressing concern over the pollution level in the northern parts of the country especially national capital Delhi, the Minister said that the government is working towards abatement of […]

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This is how you can reduce carbon footprint at your work place

Even if you are going to office in this pandemic or working from home it’s time we make both ourselves and our workspace efficient. So, its time you put your procrastination to back seat and make your office more efficient, and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Here we list you few simple […]

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Aahwahan Foundation launches ‘Go Green Revolution.’ aims at planting 10,000 saplings

Aahwahan Foundation based out of Bengaluru is organising a week-long tree plantation drive campaign in the city of Bengaluru- ‘Go Green Revolution’ from 1st to 6th November where the foundation is planting 10,000 tree saplings in South Bengaluru. The areas that will be covered under this are Kediranahalli Cross to Vega City Mall, Bennerghata Road. […]

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