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ICT key to combat climate change, say experts


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Information and communications technology (ICT) can play a major role in combating climate change by encouraging adoption of green practices, experts said Thursday."ICT could help ... Read more...

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Durban climate talks: What it means for India?


December 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS)At the recently concluded UN climate change talk in Durban, the world agreed to a new global climate change regime by 2020 to bring down emissions ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China to invest over $313 bn in green economy


September 25th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China will invest two trillion yuan ($313 billion) till 2015 to promote low-carbon economy, a media report said Sunday.The investment will help reduce energy consumption per ... Read more...

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India needs low carbon economy: PM


July 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Advocating that India needs to focus on creating a low carbon economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said the upcoming National Environmental Appraisal and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government panel unclear on taxing diesel vehicles


May 9th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Despite Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh calling for imposing a tax on oil-guzzling diesel SUVs (sports utility vehicle), a government panel on low carbon strategies Monday ... Read more...

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India to release low carbon report May 9


May 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India will Monday release an interim report on how India can grow with less carbon emissions, officials said Saturday.The report 'Low carbon strategies for inclusive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India ahead of US on energy efficiency: Report


March 18th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) India is making more progress than the US in increasing the country's energy efficiency, a report said here Thursday.'India's Clean Revolution' was launched by international ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal to set up climate study centre


March 9th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will set up a centre to study the impact of the changing environment on climate, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Wednesday.The centre will ... Read more...

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Prince Charles, Camilla to lunch with PM, stay at Patiala Maharaja’s residence


October 1st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, who will arrive in New Delhi tomorrow to attend the opening of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

British designer designs speedy, luxurious futuristic train


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 22 (ANI): Paul Priestman, the designer of a futuristic train 'Mercury' in Britain has said that the future of rail travel in the country would be sexy, speedy and luxurious. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to begin domestic carbon trading


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission. The decision was made at a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Britain, India to work on low-carbon ideas: Prince Andrew


March 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) British academia and industry will work with India to develop new low-carbon initiatives in the manufacturing sector, Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth of Britain, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India’s per capita carbon emissions to rise threefold by 2030′


February 25th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's per capita emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) will increase from the present 1-1.2 tonnes to 3-3.5 tonnes of carbon per year by 2030, predicts the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two resignations, many fallouts in climate geopolitics (Comment)


February 21st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Two big-ticket resignations last week will have far-reaching effects on climate geopolitics. The decision by India's top climate negotiator Shyam Saran to quit will make it easier for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Move towards renewable energy a must: Pachauri


January 21st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) For the sake of economics, energy security and the environment, a move towards renewable energy is a must, head of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Rajendra ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India gears up for a low carbon economy


January 20th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.20 (AN): An expert group, formed earlier this month to prepare strategy for country's low carbon economy, held its first meeting here on WednesdayUnion Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam ... Read more...

Posted in National |

EXpert group’s report on fuel pricing by month-end


January 20th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) An expert committee on fuel pricing, headed by eminent economist and former Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh, will submit its recommendations Jan 31. "I will give my ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts deliberate on roadmap to lower emissions


January 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Power generation, transport, manufacture of cement and steel and building construction will be the activities in focus as India prepares a roadmap towards a low-carbon economy. At its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Expert group formed to prepare roadmap to low carbon economy


January 8th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) An expert group to prepare a strategy for low carbon economy for India was constituted Friday by the Planning Commission. The 26-member group will be headed by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Expert group for low carbon economy to be announced Tuesday


January 4th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Planning Commission is setting up an expert group to recommend how India can move towards a low carbon economy. The announcement is expected Tuesday, Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rich nations should make deeper cuts, support others financially: CII


December 13th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Rich countries must agree to greater emission cuts while helping developing nations cope financially in their efforts to transform into a low carbon economy, a leading industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China can achieve climate target if its implements major societal reforms


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): Environment experts have suggested that if China is to achieve its climate target of cutting carbon emissions per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) by 40-45 percent from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Create green economy in five years, avoid catastrophe: WWF


October 19th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The world has just five years to initiate a low carbon industrial revolution before runaway climate change becomes almost inevitable. But the good news is that it ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Green Jobs Fair’ starts in Delhi


September 24th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A unique "Green Jobs Fair" was inaugurated Thursday here to create a national movement for a "green economic revolution" to combat climate change in a better ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Failure to cut CO2 emissions spells global health catastrophe


September 16th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): A team of scientists has warned that failure to agree radical cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions at the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen this December spells ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fighting climate change good for industry: UN body


September 7th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fighting climate change does not contradict development goals, instead it offers "enormous economic opportunities", says the 2009 report of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad). Released ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, China wrap up talks on economy, global warming (Lead))


July 29th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (DPA) The US and China have agreed to work together to stabilise the world economy and explore ways to cooperate on climate change. The global powers concluded two ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US will not limit India’s economic progress: Clinton (Lead)


July 19th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) Seeking India's proactive cooperation for a new global climate deal, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday made a strong pitch for low-carbon economy and assured that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Climate change: Clinton shares green thoughts with India


July 19th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday began the Delhi leg of her five-day India visit with a conference on climate change and green technologies - a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fight against poverty can go with low-carbon economy: Clinton


July 18th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) There is "no inherent contradiction between poverty eradication and moving towards a low-carbon economy", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday, signalling her government's approach towards India ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Declaration of the leaders: the major economies forum on energy and climate


July 10th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by admin
L´AQUILA, Italy (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, the United ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India will not take on emission reduction targets: Ramesh


June 30th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India will not sign any treaty that legally binds it to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh reiterated here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NGOs draft global ‘treaty’ to tackle climate change


June 9th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) Frustrated by the way governments are dragging their feet on combating climate change, leaders of green NGOs from around the world have come together to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Political parties think alike on climate change


April 7th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India's major political parties may squabble over anything and everything, but they are united on how to tackle climate change. The Congress, the main opposition Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Negligence towards carbon emissions control in recession’


February 26th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) Recession is making rich countries more negligent towards controlling carbon emissions, environmentalist Sunita Narain said Thursday, adding it was time to "reinvent opportunities" to control pollution. "As it ... Read more...

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