Investors that manage US$47tn demand world’s biggest polluters back plan for net-zero emissions

In a statement on Monday, the Climate Action steering committee lists “indicators” on which the businesses will be measured, including whether they have strategies to reach net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner and reduce the “scope 3” emissions released by customers using the companies’ products.

There Are 100 Companies Responsible for Climate Change, Activist Says

*Survey methodology The Carbon Majors Database report was based on publicly available emissions data collected from 100 companies and can be read in full here. The study by Harvard University looking at the relationship between air pollution and COVID-19 deaths focused on more than 3,000 counties across the U.S. and found that a small increase […]

What is China doing to tackle its air pollution?

“New coal power plants are still being proposed and still being invested [in] by local government and state-owned enterprises as if it was still the good old days. However I doubt there will be enough demand to support them, and they will very likely become idle plants.”

EESL’s EVs reduce air pollution, mitigate 5,604 tonne of CO2 emissions

Energy Efficiency Service Ltd (EESL) on Wednesday said the electric vehicles deployed by the company have helped reduce air pollution and mitigate 5,604 tonne of CO2 emissions. EESL is combating air pollution in the nation by driving India’s e-mobility transition. In line with the #iCommit initiative launched by Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister […]

HCMC rubbish at treating its waste

Lê Anh Tuấn, chairman of the council member of Hà Nội Urban Environment One Member Co Ltd, said the price of garbage collection and transportation was reduced by more than 30 per cent due to bidding, resulting in difficulties for the company.

16-year-old boy wants Amazon, Flipkart to cut plastic use

“To ensure that the sold items do not move around in the out-sized boxes, they wrap the items in multiple layers of plastic sheets and plastic bubble wraps and thereafter fill the large empty spaces in the boxes with additional sheets of single-use plastic,” it said.

Government Plans To Install Charging Stations Across 69,000 Fuel Stations In India

If the rules come into effect, it will eliminate one of the biggest hurdles for EV adoption in the country. Having more chargers across the country will make for frequent use of EVs inside the city, which will reduce pollution by a great extent. While charging stations in highways increase the boundary for travelling in […]

Climate change: Seven technology solutions that could help solve crisis

Energy savings made through design innovations for these household goods might be small individually, but they have the potential to scale and significantly impact energy consumption across the course of a year for a household, and even more significantly across all households in a country.

Union Budget 2018: Top Hits & Misses for auto sector

New Delhi: The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has kept the Union Budget 2018 speech very much on the expected lines. The announcements seem mainly leaning towards the upcoming Lok Shabh polls next year.The strong focus towards boosting rural economy and improving the farming sector augur well for the automotive industry.However, the industry misses several […]

A socially and environmentally just way to fight climate change

While it is true that most carbon taxes are regressive, there is one carbon pricing policy that is actually anti-regressive and helps lower income people the most. It’s called Fee and Dividend and it is quite simple: A fee is collected from fossil fuel companies at the point where fossil fuels enter the domestic market — […]