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NREL announces Cleantech Innovators at 2020 Virtual Industry Growth Forum

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recognized three top cleantech innovators as it wrapped up the 25th anniversary edition of the NREL Industry Growth Forum (IGF). This year’s IGF was an all-virtual event held at a time when innovation in all forms is a national priority. The winners were selected from […]

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SAS, IIASA Call for Crowd-Driven Artificial Intelligence to Help Track Deforestation

This Earth Day, SAS and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) are implementing the next generation of crowd-driven artificial intelligence (AI) to help power AI algorithms designed to help us better understand our planet. IIASA is an independent, international research institute that is known for its expertise in systems analysis and providing policy solutions and […]

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Renewable energy can support resilient and equitable recovery :Report

Advancing the renewables-based energy transformation is an opportunity to meet international climate goals while boosting economic growth, creating millions of jobs and improving human welfare by 2050, finds the first Global Renewables Outlook released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today. While a pathway to deeper decarbonisation requires total energy investment up to USD 130 trillion, […]

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Can financial disclosure of climate risk accelerate climate action?

The Covid-19 pandemic could be a dry run for future impacts of climate change, with challenging and unprecedented situations requiring rapid and aggressive responses worldwide. A proactive approach to climate change aimed at minimizing such impacts will inevitably involve significant cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and investment in more resilient infrastructure. Although current global […]

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COVID 19 effect- while Homo sapiens are locked, wilds moves freely in India (pics and videos)

While the nature is rejuvenating amid the Covid-19 outbreak, and almost all homo sapiens are staying inside their houses due to the lockdown. People are practicing social distancing now. One the busy streets of metropolitan cities have now become empty and pollution. Apparently, many wild animals have taken down the streets and have been spotted […]

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Volkswagen gearing up to hire climate activist to scrutinize policies

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess plans to hire a climate campaigner to shake up the German automaker’s efforts to fight pollution and help provide a much-needed kick-start toward becoming greener. “We have so many ideas, but they take too long to implement in our big organization, so I need someone really aggressive internally,” […]

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World’s Richest Man – Jeff Bezos pledges USD 10 bn help to fight Climate Change

Amazon Boss and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos pledged USD 10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting […]

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Rajasthan to get new policy for environmental protection: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan will soon get a new policy for environmental protection said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday. He noted that global climate change is a serious challenge. Gehlot was addressing the annual media conclave on environment at Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Neemali in Alwar district. “Indiscriminate race for development has led to climate change […]

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UNICA’s #BringBackMyBlueSky campaign highlights importance of ethanol to control air quality in India

Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), announced the launch of #BringBackMyBlueSky campaign to highlight the benefits of ethanol in India. The campaign was unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020 in Greater Noida. As part of this launch, an engaging display screen has been setup that will allow visitors to click themselves with popular sites in India, […]

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NGOs take Total to court over greenhouse gas emission

Fourteen local authorities, together with the NGOs Notre Affaire à Tous, Sherpa, France Nature Environnement, Eco Maires and ZEA, are taking the oil giant Total to court, requesting that Total be ordered to take the necessary measures to drastically reduce its greenhouse gases emissions. This is the first litigation in France that aims to raise […]

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