energy intensity

Rich countries need to be more sensitive to emissions: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India is doing more than its fair share in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but developed countries need to be more sensitive to ... Read more...

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PM for energy efficient power generation technology


December 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India must achieve high economic growth for a "sustained period" if it is to meet the challenges of poverty, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Increasing pollution threatens economic growth: Chinese Environment Minister


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.1 (ANI): China's Environment Minister Zhou Shengxian has warned that increasing pollution and demand for resources will threaten the country's economic growth.Zhou said environment protection should be a key plank ... Read more...

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China’s future sustainable development in light of rapid urbanization in serious doubt: study


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): The rapid pace of urbanization in China has left cities challenged by air pollution, shortages of energy and water resources, and limited space for growth, according to a ... Read more...

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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...

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India’s Ajay Mathur among energy-efficiency ‘visionaries’


May 12th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Ajay Mathur, director general of India's Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), is one of the energy efficiency "visionaries" from Africa, Asia, Europe and South America to be honoured ... Read more...

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Clean energy for world’s poor essential for achieving Millennium Development Goals: UN


May 8th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): The UN has emphasized the need for providing clean energy to the world's underprivileged people as access to sustainable energy and increased efficiency is an essential condition to ... Read more...

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India must manage energy demand efficiently: Shinde


May 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde has said that demand for energy in India will keep increasing because of accelerated industrialization, urbanization and an growing economy.Addressing ... Read more...

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Indian Oil ties up with Honeywell arm for biofuel projects


March 31st, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will partner with UOP LLC, a Honeywell International subsidiary, to produce green transportation fuels from non-food feedstock, the global technology firm said Wednesday. As ... Read more...

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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...

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Manmohan Singh says developed nations must cut emissions to tolerable levels


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that if developed countries make a serious effort to bring their per capita emissions within tolerable levels, they ... Read more...

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Climate change threatens Asia’s farming, energy security


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Climate change poses fundamental threats to Asia's food and energy security which, if left unchecked, will result in an upsurge of migration into already overburdened mega cities, ... Read more...

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Pumping water from rainwater tanks can cost a lot of energy


May 28th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): An Australian researcher has warned that though rainwater tanks can save a lot of water, pumping water from them can be energy intensive."We should ensure we don't create ... Read more...

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Experts suggest annual BRIC summit and democratisation of IMF-Part IV


May 15th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Energy and Climate Change24. Energy Security and climate change are two sides of the same coin. BRIC should coordinate their position at the forthcoming Copenhagen climate change negotiations and propose constructive approaches ... Read more...

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India should reduce dependence on fossil fuels: Shyam Saran


March 16th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) If India has to continuously grow at eight to nine percent, then it should reduce dependence on fossil fuels, the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change ... Read more...

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Will Kate Winslet be lucky at Oscars?


February 14th, 2009 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Kate Winslet has the slightly dubious honour of having appeared nude the most for a mainstream actress in non-porn roles. But she has another more worthy honour - the youngest actress to ... Read more...

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Russia, Germany to set up energy efficiency agency


February 5th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 5 (RIA Novosti) Russia and Germany plan to establish a joint agency on energy efficiency and power saving by April, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko said here. "We have settled ... Read more...

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Transfer money, technologies to fight climate change: Chidambaram


October 13th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Transfers of financial resources and technology by industrialised countries to developing countries "are fundamental to the success of any global strategy to address the issue" of climate change, ... Read more...

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India, China not responsible for oil price rise: Deora


July 3rd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Blaming India and China for the oil price hike is "completely devoid of merit", Indian petroleum minister Murli Deora told the World Petroleum Congress in Madrid Thursday. ... Read more...

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Blair asks US to lead on climate change to rope in India, China


May 30th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair has asked the US to take the lead on climate change to ensure an effective agreement in which China and ... Read more...

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World Bank lends $441 mn to China


May 28th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua) The World Bank (WB) Wednesday approved a $441 million loan to China for improving energy efficiency and reducing emissions from power plants in the country. "Improving energy efficiency ... Read more...

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Atomic power can be important for energy security in the long run, says Manmohan


January 3rd, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by admin
Visakhapatnam, Jan 3 (ANI): Justifying his support for the successful conclusion of the Indo-US civil nuclear energy cooperation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that the atomic power could play a ... Read more...

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