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Earth Day Network, Twitter partners to launch ‘Earth in Our Hands’ Emoji

As Earth Day prepares to mark its 50th anniversary, Twitter has partnered with Earth Day Network to recognize the urgency of the environmental movement through a new Earth Day emoji. The emoji will run for 365 days – through the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020 – in a first-of-its-kind collaboration. The image, which shows […]

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Saving the planet may cost USD 100 billion per year: Scientists

Saving the diversity and abundance of life on Earth may cost $100 billion a year, say scientists who have proposed a policy to prevent another mass extinction event on the planet. There have been five mass extinctions in the history of the Earth. Scientists now estimate that society must urgently come to grips this coming […]

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Ingersoll Rand Celebrates Earth Day, employees participates in tree plantation activity

As part of Ingersoll Rand’s recognition of Earth Day 2019, employees of Ingersoll Rand India participated in a tree plantation activity across India to demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. Ingersoll Rand employees in India joined their hands to plant trees with an aim to support the environmental movement and help reduce the […]

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Tata Power launches the ‘Earth Week’ E-Waste Collection Campaign

We live in a digital age of the ever-evolving disposable electronic devices where E-waste is growing at a CAGR of 30% and as per ASSOCHAM is estimated to reach at 5.2 MT per annum by 2020. In order to promote responsible recycling of E-waste , Tata Power in association with TATA CLiQ, will be hosting […]

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Climate Change can affect energy, food and water security: Rajeevan

Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday. “Climate is changing and global warming is happening due to the release of greenhouse gases. In many parts of the world, including India, the effects of climate change are being seen […]

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Meet Five Leaders identified by UN Environment for curbing transport emissions

UN Environment has identified five leaders who have been contributing largely in curbing transport emission. According to a latest report India’s capital Delhi ranked the most polluted capital in the world, while Gurugram is the most polluted city. However, it looks like not a single person from India could make up to UN’s five leaders […]

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Microsoft increases carbon fee while announcing commitment to double down on sustainability

On Monday, Microsoft President Brad Smith shared the company’s vision of a doubling down on sustainability, with a road map that will put sustainability at the core of every part of the business and technology to work for sustainable outcomes. “The magnitude and speed of the world’s environmental changes have made it increasingly clear that we must do […]

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EV adoption improves air quality and climate outlook

If you have ever wondered how much electric vehicle (EV) adoption actually matters for the environment, a new study provides evidence that making this switch would improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions. The Northwestern University study quantified the differences in air pollution generated from battery-powered electric vehicles versus internal combustion engines. The researchers […]

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Researchers tracking the sources of plastic pollution

Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans is now widely recognised as a major global challenge — but we still know very little about how these plastics are actually reaching the sea. A new global initiative, led by the University of Birmingham shows how focussing on rivers and river mouths can yield vital clues about how […]

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