Net Zero

Delhi Airport running on hydro, solar power: DIAL 

DIAL said its switching over to renewable sources for its energy needs will help it reduce indirectly 200,000 tons of carbon emissions.

published on : 23rd June 2022

India may need USD 10 trillion investment to achieve net-zero emission by 2070: Study

The report further recommended policy initiatives "essential for a future driven by sustainable industries."

published on : 16th June 2022

Months after pledge at UN climate conference, India yet to submit emissions targets

The more urgent deadline was to get the submission in before the November negotiations in Glasgow and most nations did. Of the five top-emitting nations, only India has not submitted its plans.

published on : 4th March 2022

BML Munjal University Summit vows to help mission net zero emission

The summit in its second season had discussions on ‘sustainability’ and how all sectors must align themselves to help India achieve its target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2070.

published on : 26th February 2022

Hitachi Energy bags order worth Rs 160 cr to support electrification of rail routes

As the operator of the world's fourth-largest railway network, Indian Railways strives to achieve 100 per cent electrification of broad-gauge routes by 2023.

published on : 19th January 2022

Japan hopes to lead Asian zero-emissions push: Environment Minister

Environment Minister Tsuyoshi Yamaguchi said Japan hopes to lead a zero-emissions push in Asia and is preparing to introduce a carbon tax to meet its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

published on : 18th January 2022

Growing corporate climate action, need more to meet net-zero commitments: World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum said 92 countries including India representing 78 per cent of global commissions have made net-zero commitments at a national level.

published on : 17th January 2022

TTD aims for net zero energy consumption

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has decided to facilitate energy conservation programmes to promote sustainable tourism in the country.

published on : 10th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh aims energy savings worth Rs 539 crore in housing

The initiative will be advantageous to beneficiaries as it will reduce their power charges, and to the State as well in terms of reduction in financial burden against the cross-subsidy. 

published on : 3rd January 2022

Explain PM Modi's surprise 'NetZero' announcement at Glasgow: Opposition in Lok Sabha

The discussion on climate change was initiated by DMK member Kanimozhi in Lok Sabha.

published on : 10th December 2021

The way towards net-zero emissions

Achieving net zero involves technology pathways as well as financial flows of investments towards the construction of the associated physical infrastructure.

published on : 1st December 2021

Conversations on climate that are not happening

Two crucial climate issues are agricultural emissions and the role of local governments in mitigating global warming. But they are not getting the attention they deserve in India.

published on : 24th November 2021

DIAL says IGI airport to be free of carbon emission by 2030

DIAL has implemented various programmes such as the use of renewable energy, multiple passenger connectivity networks and stakeholder partnership programmes.

published on : 24th November 2021

'India needs USD 10.1 trillion investments to achieve net-zero emission by 2070'

According to the CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF), these investments would help decarbonise the country's power, industrial, and transport sectors.

published on : 18th November 2021

Climate finance isn't charity, says Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav at COP26

Currently, rich nations provide an estimated $80 billion annually, which poorer nations say isn't enough to develop clean energy systems and to adapt to worsening climate shocks.

published on : 11th November 2021

China, US unveil surprise climate pact at COP26 summit

The declaration said both countries "recognise the seriousness and urgency of the climate crisis", especially during the "critical decade of the 2020s".

published on : 11th November 2021

India warns lack of serious approach to climate finance will jeopardise net zero pledges of parties

India last week said that climate finance cannot continue at the levels decided in 2009 and emphasised that it expects climate finance of USD one trillion "at the earliest" in view of new commitments.

published on : 8th November 2021

IMF welcomes India's announcement at COP26 on renewables, net-zero target by 2070

At the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made significant announcements, including the bold pledge of India becoming net-zero by 2070.

published on : 5th November 2021

International Energy Forum commends India on net zero goal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told delegates at the conference in Glasgow that India would reach the target of net zero by 2070.

published on : 4th November 2021

UK tells private sector it must invest big to save planet

Treasury chief Rishi Sunak said that while the U.K. government is providing fresh financing to help poor countries cope with climate change, 'public investment alone isn't enough.'

published on : 3rd November 2021
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