Honda electric car

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Honda Aims For Complete Transition To Electric Vehicles By 2040

Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe has stated that the company eyes a complete shift from fossil fuel-based vehicles to electric cars by 2040. Reportedly, the Japanese carmaker will attempt to reach 40% of its overall sales via electric vehicles by 2030, 80% by 2035 and eventually reach complete transition by 2040. Mibe also said that Honda will strive to lead advancements in mobility, power unit, energy and robotics.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Honda, Toshihiro Mibe, Electric cars, fossil fuel

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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

Courtesy: NDTV

Mining projects lead to loss of vegetation over large areas

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Banks Financed Projects Worth $2.6tn Which Harmed Environment In 2019: Study

In an initiative by which analysed Investment Banks loans revealed that in 2019, financial institutions funded projects worth $2.6 trillion which harmed environment and wildlife. The 'Bankrolling Extinction' report noted that banks lack systems to measure the environmental-degradation due to projects financed by them. While banks approved the Paris-Agreement commitment of not financing fossil-fuel projects, the report lauded … read-more

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 11:17 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: environment, Investment banks, Paris Climate Agreement, Ecosystem, conservation, fossil fuel

Courtesy: The Guardian

Activists block Garzweiler Coal-power plant site

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Environmentalists Protest Germany's Extension Of Coal Excavation policy

Anti-coal protestors in western Germany on September 26, surrounded a mine, criticising government's plan to extend coal mining. The agitation surfaced as Germany allowed extraction and burning of coal until 2038. Environmental activists stated that the extended deadline is too late to control climate change. Protestors also opposed levelling of some villages for coal mining near Cologne city. Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that the … read-more

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 12:36 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Germany, Sustainability, Coal, environment, fossil fuel, Protests

Courtesy: ET Energy World