Draw inspiration from Vedas to fight climate change: Dia Mirza

Draw inspiration from Vedas to fight climate change: Dia Mirza

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Bollywood actor and environmentalist Dia Mirza says it’s time to draw inspiration from the Vedas to fight climate change and save the global ecology.
Housing & energy in India: Avoiding market failure to boost growth

Housing & energy in India: Avoiding market failure to boost growth

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With the rapid urbanisation and growing energy consumption in India, the trend of higher demand for urban housing and energy is here to stay.
Experts raise concern over ‘Energiewende’ failures

China’s support for coal erodes clean energy leadership: IEEFA

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China’s continued support for coal power across Asia erodes its clean energy leadership, US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.

National Clean Air Programme should set higher targets: Expert

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There is a striking similarity between Paris Climate Agreement and Indias National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) launched recently.
Issue of climate change already covered in India: National Green Tribunal

Issue of climate change already covered in India: National Green Tribunal

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Climate change is certainly a matter already covered in the environmental impact assessment, the NGT said on Wednesday as it disposed of a 9-year-old girl’s petition alleging inaction by the Centre to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in India safe from Fukushima-like disaster

India needs hourly electricity tariffs: IEEFA

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With $100 billion of existing and proposed thermal power plants in financial distress and low cost but variable renewable energy capacity best able to meet targets, India has an opportune moment to transform its electricity sector by introducing day-ahead market pricing, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) said on Tuesday.
India can save more than 50 per cent electricity usage through LEDs

India can save more than 50 per cent electricity usage through LEDs

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As per the United States Department of Energy (US-DOE), lighting causes 5-6 per cent of the overall Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions globally.
700 km Transmission Lines for Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant to be built at $1.5 billlion

India and Australia: Need to re-craft an old relationship

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India-Australia relations are a classic example of unrealised potential and a tragic tale of consistently missing opportunities, despite multiple areas of strategic convergence and shared interests.
Oils entering uncertain, volatile period: International Energy Agency

Oils entering uncertain, volatile period: International Energy Agency

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Oil markets are entering a period of renewed uncertainty and volatility, including a possible supply gap in the early 2020s, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.
India makes climate change case for nuclear power, suggests promoting it

India makes climate change case for nuclear power, suggests promoting it

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India has declared that nuclear energy is vital for meeting the challenge of climate change and suggested supporting efforts to promote its public acceptance amid growing opposition to nuclear power and plans by some countries to phase out their atomic generation plants.

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