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Indian Railways sets 'net zero' emission goal for 2030

Sources said that as on April 2021, nearly 48,881 km of tracks had been electrified and solar panels on the roofs of more than a thousand railway stations have been installed for renewable energy.

published on : 26th 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

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

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

Developed countries should go Net-Minus for developing countries to grow: India 

"The developed countries should first need to show that they are on course for achieving their 2030 commitments before we discuss 2050,"  India's UN Ambassador T S Trimurti said.

published on : 9th October 2021

Everyone must commit to net zero emissions: US

​The US Climate envoy lauded India’s leadership role in demonstrating how economic development and clean energy can go hand in hand and stated that urgent Global Climate Action is the need of the hour

published on : 14th September 2021

Smog towers ‘quick fix', no scientific evidence they tackle pollution long-term: experts

Smog towers are an enormous distraction from what should be the governments' focus: reducing emissions,” according to experts.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Organisers pledge for net-zero carbon emissions

As a major global event, the Olympic Games have a responsibility to reduce emissions and be a catalyst for sustainable development, said Tokyo 2020 Senior Director for Sustainability Yuki Arata.

published on : 16th July 2021

Germany aims for net zero emissions by 2045, 5 years early

The timetable would put Germany in a position to have net-zero emissions five years earlier than the previous target of 2050.

published on : 5th May 2021