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  • Yes Foundation turns to short films for clean and green earth Jun 06, 2017 11:24 AM IST

    Yes Foundation turns to short films for clean and green earth

    Under one such project, a filmmaker highlighted the plight of volunteers who clean Yamuna river.

  • Yes Bank deploys environment-friendly measures to cut carbon emissions Jun 06, 2017 11:16 AM IST

    Yes Bank deploys environment-friendly measures to cut carbon emissions

    The firm has cut carbon emissions by 16.5 percent by optimising usage of paper, diesel, and energy.

  • Suresh Prabhu on what Indian Railways is doing to save the environment Jun 05, 2017 05:05 PM IST

    Suresh Prabhu on what Indian Railways is doing to save the environment

    Railway Minister calls Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord “unfortunate”, calls for a collective effort to save environment.

  • RERA silent on environment norms; no solution to delayed clearances Jun 05, 2017 04:22 PM IST

    RERA silent on environment norms; no solution to delayed clearances

    The Act also does not offer any solution to project delays on account of authorities delaying environment paper work or any penalties on such authorities.

  • World Environment Day: Here are 8 Indian startups that are making the earth better Jun 05, 2017 03:54 PM IST

    World Environment Day: Here are 8 Indian startups that are making the earth better

    These Indian startups are offering services to provide clean water, energy and air. They aim to build sustainable businesses through eco-friendly solutions.

  • Fresh push to housing: Environment clearance norms for projects eased Jun 05, 2017 03:52 PM IST

    Fresh push to housing: Environment clearance norms for projects eased

    To promote Housing for All by 2022, the government has decided to simply the process of procuring an environment clearance by notifying that all projects greater than 5000 sq m but less than 20,000 sq m can now go in for a self declaration that they are following green norms.

  • World Environment Day 2017: A look at major govt initiatives for cleaner earth Jun 05, 2017 02:22 PM IST

    World Environment Day 2017: A look at major govt initiatives for cleaner earth

    Here’s an overview of major government initiatives collated from various government and official sources.

  • Cities have to become green before they become smart Jun 05, 2017 01:51 PM IST

    Cities have to become green before they become smart

    A city cannot be smart unless it is green. Cities have to become green before they become smart, according to Prem C Jain, chairman of Indian Green Building Council.

  • World Environment Day: Impact of climate change on India and steps taken to curb it Jun 05, 2017 11:13 AM IST

    World Environment Day: Impact of climate change on India and steps taken to curb it

    It is speculated that an abrupt change in the monsoon due to climate change could lead to a major crisis, resulting in more frequent droughts as well as greater flooding in large parts of India.

  • A look at key govt initiatives to keep air pollution from vehicles under check Jun 05, 2017 10:28 AM IST

    A look at key govt initiatives to keep air pollution from vehicles under check

    From imposition of a blanket ban on vehicle sales to slapping of ‘green cess’ the courts did their bit in controlling air pollution. The government, too, was not very far behind. Here is a look at the initiatives.

  • Salman Khan to launch electric bicycles under Being Human today Jun 05, 2017 09:26 AM IST

    Salman Khan to launch electric bicycles under Being Human today

    Salman Khan is venturing into the e-bicycle segment at a time when the government is looking to give greater impetus to electric mobility.

  • South Africa asks US to reconsider Paris accord decision Jun 03, 2017 07:48 PM IST

    South Africa asks US to reconsider Paris accord decision

    South Africa has appealed US President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, saying the move is "an abdication" by the US from the global responsibility towards humankind.

  • What green initiatives are banks taking towards climate change? Jun 03, 2017 05:49 PM IST

    What green initiatives are banks taking towards climate change?

    Banks are taking efforts to support climate saving green initiatives such as solar-powered ATMs, paperless drives, green bonds, using efficient technologies, etc. to mitigate the risks around climate change.

  • Denial ain't just a river in Egypt: Trump has never accepted climate change Jun 03, 2017 03:55 PM IST

    Denial ain't just a river in Egypt: Trump has never accepted climate change

    Donald Trump has always been skeptical of the concept of climate change and other prominent Republican leaders have endorsed similar views.

  • World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump Jun 03, 2017 11:14 AM IST

    World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump

    The European Union said it was increasing efforts with China, the world's biggest polluter, to galvanise global efforts to implement the deal while India vowed to stick to the pact regardless of the United States.

  • Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: Fact-check on his statements & why US exit won’t hurt India Jun 03, 2017 12:30 AM IST

    Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: Fact-check on his statements & why US exit won’t hurt India

    Trump’s pullout rekindles a contentious debate on whether high-growth emerging economies should cut emissions as much as developing economies, who have long exploited cheap fossil fuel for decades and are still the world’s largest producers.

  • Climate change undeniable: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres after US' withdrawal Jun 02, 2017 08:23 PM IST

    Climate change undeniable: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres after US' withdrawal

    Guterres strongly urged all the governments around the world to "stay the course, to remain committed to the implementation of the Paris Agreement to the benefit of all of us".

  • Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: Modi Jun 02, 2017 07:58 PM IST

    Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: Modi

    India is committed to protecting climate, irrespective the Paris agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today but avoided a direct reference to the US withdrawing from the international deal.

  • Trump points finger at China over emissions, but China can point three fingers back Jun 02, 2017 03:35 PM IST

    Trump points finger at China over emissions, but China can point three fingers back

    US and China are the largest greenhouse gas emitters in the world, but only one of them is doing something to remedy it.

  • India’s green footprint may touch 1000 crore sq ft by 2022: IGBC chief Jun 02, 2017 02:12 PM IST

    India’s green footprint may touch 1000 crore sq ft by 2022: IGBC chief

    “Our target is to get to 1000 crore sq ft of green footprint in India and become a jagat guru, the world’s number 1 by 2022. The first position is held by the United States today,” says Dr Prem C Jain, Chairman, IGBC, told Moneycontrol.

  • Infographic: What is the Paris agreement that Donald Trump is 'getting out' of? Jun 02, 2017 01:34 PM IST

    Infographic: What is the Paris agreement that Donald Trump is 'getting out' of?

    The agreement was reached keeping in mind the needs of developing nations and asked developed economies to scale up their financial support in the green climate fund.

  • The name is bond...Green Bond: An instrument which has shaken and stirred clean project financing Jun 02, 2017 12:09 PM IST

    The name is bond...Green Bond: An instrument which has shaken and stirred clean project financing

    Green bonds are a cheaper way to raise funds for environmental infrastructure investments that may be uneconomic using more expensive capital.

  • Art of repeal: Trump threatens to exit Paris agreement, India vows to stay Jun 01, 2017 01:38 PM IST

    Art of repeal: Trump threatens to exit Paris agreement, India vows to stay

    India stands by its commitment in the Paris climate change deal. Energy chief Piyush Goyal states that India will not affected by Trump's verdict.

  • Half of Mumbai & Kolkata's population could be at risk from rising sea levels: Report Jun 01, 2017 12:38 PM IST

    Half of Mumbai & Kolkata's population could be at risk from rising sea levels: Report

    The report observes that in Mumbai and Kolkata, half of the population would be under water. In Shanghai, a city of 23 million people, it is more than three-quarters.

  • In charts: As temperatures rise, here is the state of climate change in the world May 31, 2017 06:24 PM IST

    In charts: As temperatures rise, here is the state of climate change in the world

    The global average temperature across land and water surfaces in 2016 was 58.69°F (14.84°C), 1.69°F above the 20th century average of 57.0°F.

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