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Mission LiFE: Advancing Environmental Sustainability And Fair Transition In The Coal Sector

The Indian Ministry of Coal adopts Mission LiFE principles to drive eco-friendly initiatives in the coal sector, emphasising community engagement and individual action for environmental sustainability and a fair transition The Government of India is to ensuring a sustainable coal sector that balances environmental concerns with the welfare of coal-reliant communities, recognising the sector’s crucial […]

Warming Methane Set To Fuel Circular Economy

The world is focusing sharply on methane, not only because of its high global warming impact but also because of its potential use in circular economy Carbon dioxide has long been the focus of efforts to combat climate change, but attention is now turning to methane due to its high potency as a greenhouse gas. […]

CSL Carries Out Steel Cutting For World’s First Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Feeder Container Vessel

In zero-emission mode, each vessel is expected to achieve around 25,000 tonne of CO2 reduction per year: CSL Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has initiated the steel cutting for the world’s pioneering hydrogen fuel cell-powered feeder container vessel, dubbed the ‘Sea Shuttle’, commissioned by a Norwegian logistics firm. This landmark project falls under Norway’s green funding […]

Rooftop Solar Installations Rise 6.25 Percent To 1.7 GW In 2023: Mercom

Gujarat was the leader in installation, accounting for 27.3 per cent of cumulative solar rooftop installations, followed by Maharashtra and Rajasthan, with 13.3 per cent and 8.1 per cent, respectively Rooftop solar capacity in India experienced a notable growth of 6.25 per cent, reaching 1.7 gigawatts (GW) in 2023, reports Mercom Capital, a US-based research […]

Steel Sector Embarks On Circular Economy Journey

In the evolving landscape of environmental consciousness, the steel industry is undergoing a significant transformation to embrace sustainable practices This shift towards a more eco-friendly approach involves the adoption of circular economy principles, aiming to reshape production processes and foster responsible industrial practices. Central to this transformation is the concept of a circular economy, which […]

AEEE Report Urges G20 Action For Doubling Global Energy Efficiency By 2030

 A new report  at FEED 2024 calls on G20 leaders to prioritise integrated policy approaches and increased investments in Energy Service Companies (ESCOs) to double the rate of global energy efficiency improvements by 2030, highlighting India’s leadership in energy efficiency initiatives In a bid to accelerate global progress in energy efficiency, a recent report titled […]

Mamata Unveils Rs 570-Crore Poly Packaging Films Plant In Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee virtually inaugurated a Rs 570-crore greenfield integrated packaging plant in Panagarh Dhunseri Poly Films, spread over 38 acres in the Panagarh Industrial Park, is promoted by Dhunseri Ventures The first phase of the unit was completed in a “record span” of two years in 2023. “This is Eastern India’s […]

Airtel Partners With IDEMIA To Introduce Recycled PVC SIM Cards, Reducing Environmental Impact

Bharti Airtel collaborates with IDEMIA Secure Transactions to switch from virgin plastic to recycled PVC SIM cards, aiming to cut down over 165 tonnes of plastic generation annually and slash CO2 emissions by 690 tonnes   In a significant move towards sustainability, Bharti Airtel, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, has introduced its shift […]

NGT Expert Member Bats For Introspection, Improvement In Environmental Adjudication Practices

The NGT is tasked with providing effective and expeditious remedies in cases relating to environmental protection, conservation of forests and other natural resources, and enforcement of any legal rights relating to the environment. Its orders are binding Vijay Kulkarni, an expert member of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), stressed the need for reflection and enhancement […]