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IGI Airport Plans To Reduce Its Carbon Emission To Zero By 2030

Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi planned to reduce its Carbon Emission to Zero by 2030, said Videh Kumar Jaipuriar, CEO, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL). The airport authority also introduced 'TaxiBot' and electric vehicles, energy-efficient lighting systems, and an advanced fuel hydrant system to reduce its carbon emission. ''At Delhi Airport, we're on a strong environment progress journey,'' Jaipuriar added.… read-more

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 04:36 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: IGI Airport, New Delhi, carbon emission, Taxibots, EVs

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern.

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New Zealand Pledges To Reduce Carbon Emissions By 50% By 2030

In the latest development, New Zealand decided to reduce its carbon emissions by 50% by 2030 ahead of the United Nations COP26 climate conference on the evening of October 31 in Scotland's Glasgow. ''We're not immune to the impact of climate change, so it's critical we pull our weight,'' said PM Jacinda Ardern. Earlier, New Zealand had set the target to reduce emissions by 30% by 2030. 

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 04:15 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: New Zealand, Climate Change, carbon emission, Greenhouse Emissions, COP26

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Air Pollution

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India Counts 5 Deaths/Min Due To Fossil Fuel Burning; Highest In World

India's share in global premature deaths due to emissions from burning fossil fuels is highest, revealed an environmental study conducted by leading universities including Harvard. Alarmingly, of over 8.7 million global deaths in 2018 due to fossil fuel burning, India solely accounted for 2.46 million deaths, making it about ‘five deaths every minute'. Moreover, India has also surpassed China as researchers found that Beijing government… read-more

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 09:30 AM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: fossil fuel, Air Pollution, India, carbon emission, PM2.5

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e-two wheeler

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Electric 2-Wheelers Save Rs 22,000/Year: Delhi Minister Kailash Gehlot

Kickstarting the first week of the ‘Switch Delhi’ campaign, Minister Kailash Gahlot tweeted that using electric two-wheelers helps in financial and environmental benefits. Kailash said adopting to EVs can help people save up to Rs 22,000/annum compared to conventional vehicles. He added that one EV two-wheeler helps to save 1.98 tonnes of carbon emissions over a lifetime. Reportedly, the Delhi government’s eight-week awareness drive aims to… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 06:18 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: e-two wheeler, Kailash Gahlot, Switch Delhi Campaign, carbon emission, Arvind Kejriwal

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