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Emissions
Business  /  Published 06.01.21

Centre sets 32,000km gas grid goal

The government plans to cut energy imports and reduce carbon emissions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while inaugurating a 450km natural gas pipeline between Kochi in Kerala to Mangalore in Karnat...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 16.12.20

Cyclists plead with top cop for space

Organisations of cyclists and cycling enthusiasts have written to Calcutta’s police commissioner on Tuesday with an appeal to allow bicycles to ply on all roads in the city. The organisations h...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 12.12.20

EU to cut carbon emission by 55%

After an all-night negotiating session, European Union leaders agreed on Friday morning to cut net carbon emissions by 55 per cent in the next decade from levels measured in 1990, overcoming the conce...
By Monika Pronczuk in Brussels

India  /  Published 12.12.20

Emission cut not enough

A number of global climate reports released recently have pointed to a “record drop” in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 2020 because of reduced economic activities caused by the pandem...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

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World  /  Published 16.01.20

Moment of crisis for planet, says naturalist

British naturalist David Attenborough said the “moment of crisis” had come in the fight against climate change, warning that governments’ targets for decades in the future were not enough to sav...
By Reuters in London

Science  /  Published 31.05.20

Hurricanes pick up speed

Hurricanes pick up speedIn almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.19

What's Flygskam? Ask the Swedes

Shame can be a bit of an enigma. The emotion, in those with a conscience, is ostensibly a response to their surrender to vice. But an ingenious mind can also turn shame into a weapon to achieve someth...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Green buildings: The State must support R&D

Global warming is a concern worldwide, and the negative environmental effects of buildings — through energy consumption, carbon emission, raw material use and waste — are well-known. A growing wor...
By Bidisha Biswas

Business  /  Published 27.02.20

Cess cover for clean fuel cost

The Modi government could consider the cess option to compensate state-owned oil firms for the cost incurred in upgrading refineries for the shift from BS-IV fuel to BS-VI from April 1.State-owned oil...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


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