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

In April, more than 50% of Woodside shareholders and 43% of Origin shareholders called on the oil and gas companies to set science-based targets to cut both their own emissions and the “scope 3” emissions released by their customers. The Woodside vote was the first time a climate resolution received more than 5o% support in […]

Over 350,000 pure electric vehicles hit the road in Beijing

“Mobile sources of air pollution account for 45 percent of the PM2.5 density, small particulate matter that causes smog, in Beijing. Diesel and gasoline vehicles account for 32 percent and 29 percent of mobile sources respectively,” said Lian Aiping with the bureau.

Row ensues over removal of Question Hour on Day 1 of monsoon session

Several opposition parliamentarians questioned the government over the removal of Question Hour on day one of the Parliament’s monsoon session proceedings on Monday. Parliamentarians from Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) said that there are several issues like unemployment, NEET exams and national security should have been discussed.

Parliament monsoon session: MPs should send our message the whole country is with the soldiers, says Narendra Modi

“There will be discussion on various issues and we have experience that in Lok Sabha, the whole country tends to benefit from the detailed and extensive discussions that take place. We will continue that great tradition and all MPs will add value to it,” he said.

Holden’s testing track at Lang Lang sold to Vietnamese carmaker

served as the development hub for all Holden models since the late-1950s. The 871-hectare site includes a circular 4.7km speed bowl, a network of durability test roads along with crash and emissions testing facilities and has been purchased by new Vietnamese carmaker VinFast.

Tata Motors asked to refund Rs 30 cr for Marcopolo Buses

Tata Motors and Brazil’s Marcopolo to refund the Rs 30 crore it paid to purchase their vehicles.Transport minister R Ramalinga Reddy said his department wrote to the joint venture partners after the state incurred an overall loss of about Rs 70 crore in running 98 Tata Marcopolo buses.”For every one kilometre, the (transport corporation) incurred […]

Now, use Aadhaar to renew your driving licence from the comfort of your home; here’s how

The road transport ministry has written to IT ministry to IT ministry to bring the DL and RC related online services under the ambit of the Aadhaar Authentication for Good Governance (Social Welfare, Innovation, Knowledge) Rules, which was notified on August 5, a Times of India report said.