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India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at WSDS 2019

Building on the momentum of last year’s summit, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) kick started the World Sustainable Development 2019 (WSDS 2019). The summit was inaugurated by M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President, at Vigyan Bhawan on Monday in New Delhi. Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI, delivered the welcome address. This year, TERI honoured  Prime Minister of Fiji […]

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Lakes in Tasmania are contaminated with dangerous metals: Study

A study of metal contamination in south-west Tasmania by The ANU has found lakes in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) are contaminated with dangerous metals, and at levels among the highest in the world. ANU researchers studied airborne contamination for the first time in Tasmania and found metal contaminants travelled 130km down-wind of historical […]

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Flywheel Multiplication: A Climate Friendly Aspiration of Indian Scientist Killed by the Government?

DR. Srinivas Bhaskar Chaganti is an Indian Scientist born in Hyderabad, he has spent over 20 years of his life working on Flywheel Power Multiplication and telling the world how clean energy can be generated at just 5 paisa a Kwh. His work has been recognized by many international agencies, but unfortunately failed to gain […]

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Morocco rates high in climate-change performance index

Morocco has been named the second-best performing country after Sweden in the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI). Sweden was in top position, followed by Morocco and Lithuania in the CCPI 2019. The bottom five in the list were Saudi Arabia, the US, Iran, South Korea and Taiwan. The North African country significantly increased the share […]

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UN Environment Names Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma Patron for Clean Air

Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma has been named the UN Environment’s ‘Patron for Clean Air’, the company said. He will help drive greater environmental action and awareness, and advocate for the goals of UN Environment’s global BreatheLife campaign, Paytm said in a statement. The campaign will work on promoting policy and citizen action […]

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