Fossil Fuels
Business  /  Published 16.11.21

COP26 coal pledge hurdles

The specific targets to reduce coal use — India’s toned down commitment at COP26 — will have implications for the industry as well as thermal power producers given the investments co...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

World  /  Published 14.11.21

CoP26: Climate deal emerges

Negotiators from nearly 200 countries have accepted a new climate agreement after the COP26 summit in Glasgow concluded its extra time plenary on Saturday with a deal, which recognises India's int...
By Aditi Khanna in London

India  /  Published 05.11.21

Fossil fuel funds halt signal

Twenty countries, including the US, Britain and Canada, on Thursday announced they would stop public finance for the fossil fuel sector by the end of 2022 as part of efforts to hasten the world’...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.11.21

Two climate challenges in PM vows

India’s new pledges to accelerate its moves away from fossil fuel energy over the next decade and achieve net-zero emissions by a distant 2070 represent a carefully crafted challenge to itself a...
By Jayanta Basu, G. S. Mudur in Glasgow, New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.10.21

Twin hurdles to BPCL sale

The bid to cross the finishing line on the sale of BPCL by March is facing the twin hurdles of a global crude price spike and the growing shift away from fossil fuels to clean energy. The rapid-fire f...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi


World  /  Published 30.05.21

Losses push oil giants to tipping point

A nun, an environmental lawyer, pension fund executives, and the world’s largest asset manager. These were among the unusual collection of rebels who claimed a series of startling victories this...
By Somini Sengupta in New York

World  /  Published 28.05.21

Fossil giants stop junta payments

French oil and gas group Total and US energy company Chevron have suspended some payments from a gas joint venture that would have reached Myanmar’s junta, earning praise from pro-democracy acti...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 19.05.21

Drop fossil fuels, nations told

Nations around the world would need to immediately stop approving new coal-fired power plants and new oil and gas fields and quickly phase out petrol-powered vehicles if they want to avert the most ca...
By Brad Plumer in New York

India  /  Published 10.02.21

'Fossil fuel kills 9 million annually'

By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.04.19

India set for worst air pollution crown

India is set to replace China as the country worst affected by air pollution, a global study released on Wednesday suggests.The State of Global Air 2019 report, prepared by the non-profit Health Effec...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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