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People want electric vehicles to reduce air pollution: Survey

Sept 7, 2018 New Delhi:Eighty-seven per cent of the respondents believe that the need for reducing air pollution is the best reason to purchase an electric vehicle, a survey commissioned by Climate Trends and carried…

7 killed, 200 injured as typhoon Jebi hits Japan

Sept 4, 2018 Tokyo:At least seven persons were killed and over 200 injured as typhoon Jebi, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years, made landfall in the country’s western part on Tuesday,…

India could reduce emissions by 2030: Study

Aug 30, 2018 New Delhi: Individual city, region and company commitments in India could reduce emissions to 225-255 MtCO2e/year by 2030, more than the emissions generated by the country’s industrial processes in 2014, a new…

Centre inks MoU with 6 states for multipurpose Lakhwar project on Yamuna

By India News Stream Correspondent Aug 28, 2018 New Delhi: The Centre today signed a MoU with chief ministers of six states for the construction of the Rs. 3966.51 crore Lakhwar Multi-Purpose project in the…

Greatest mistake Bhutan can make is to live in isolation: Environmentalist

By Saket Suman Aug 25, 2018 Thimphu:Conservation of the environment is one of the four pillars of Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness philosophy but “the greatest mistake” the Himalayan nation can make is “to live in…

Environment– Antarctic seas emit higher CO2 levels than previously thought: Study

August 16, 2018 New York: The open water nearest to the sea ice surrounding Antarctica releases significantly more carbon dioxide in winter than previously believed, showed a study conducted using an array of robotic floats.…

Environment– Delhi lost over 78,000 tress in last decade

August 10, 2018 New Delhi: In the last decade, over 78,000 trees have been cut in the national capital, the Delhi Assembly was informed on Friday. In a written reply, Environment Minister Imran Hussain informed…

Environment– Record-high greenhouse gas emissions in 2017: Report

August 2, 2018 Washington: Greenhouse gas emissions climbed to all-time highs in 2017, a year in which climate change caused scorching temperatures worldwide and ice to melt at record levels in the Arctic, according to…

Rs 5250 cr pledged under Indo-German development cooperation

By India News Stream staff August 1, 2018 New Delhi: India and Germany today signed two agreements on financial and technical cooperation involving Rupees 5250 crore, with focus on sustainable urban development. These resources were…

Environment– SHASHI THAROOR CALLS FOR UNITED FIGHT BY ALL PARTIES TO ADDRESS AIR POLLUTION CRISIS

July 27, 2018 NEW DELHI: Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Congress Member of Parliament, has called for a united fight by all political parties to address the problem of India’s air pollution crisis. Speaking at the opening…

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