Om Birla

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Om Birla Cautions Against Misuse Of Natural Resources

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla stressed the need for a sustainable environment, during an event on April 16. During his speech at a Parliamentary Research and Training Institute program, Birla called for innovative methods to preserve the environment. He also cautioned against the misuse of natural resources. He also stated that climate change affects various aspects of human life, like the ecosystem, the economy, etc.

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: environment, Environmental Issues, Climate Change, Sustainable Development, global warming

Courtesy: ANI

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

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Kejriwal Launches Initiative To Transform Delhi Into ‘World-Class’ City

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on August 3 launched "Delhi@2047", an initiative to work towards policies and strategies for Delhi's development in all sectors. The aim is to make Delhi the number one global city in the world by 2047. The project also seeks partnerships with private sectors, corporate houses, and more. "We will increase Delhi's per capita income to Singapore's level and bid for the 2048 Olympics," Kejriwal said.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: CM Arvind Kejriwal, World Class City, Vision 2047, Sustainable Development

Courtesy: NDTV

Bengaluru Garment workers to prefer cycle to go to their workplace


Women Workers At Garment Factory Prefers Cycle To Work: Bengaluru

As many as 1,000 female garment workers in Bengaluru have preferred cycles for their travel to work in-order to save money as well as environment. Addressing the problems of transportation faced by the workers, Garment Labours Union (GLU) President Rukmini VP highlighted the interests of 40-50 workers who opted cycle to work. However, a global environmental group 'Greenpeace India' is collecting funds to provide bicycles and motivate for… read-more

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 10:28 AM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: environment, Sustainable Development, Greenpeace Foundation, Workers

Courtesy: Deccan Herald


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50% Global Methane Emissions Emanate From Aquatic Ecosystems: Study

Almost 50% of the Methane emissions comes from aquatic ecosystems including natural, human-created and human-impacted aquatic ecosystems, claimed a study in journal 'Nature Geoscience'. The paper highlighted that human-made aquatic systems are major contributors as they release 41%-53% of global methane. Reportedly, the coastal aquaculture farms emit 7-430 times more methane than other coastal farms. While global methane emissions remained… read-more

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: environment, Sustainable Development, Methane, CO2 emission

Courtesy: The Wire


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Coca-Cola To Turn Eco-Friendly; Eyes To Manufacture Paper Bottles

In a bid to support eco-friendly initiatives, Coca-Cola is conducting trials over the manufacturing of paper bottles. The idea is part of the Coca-Cola's World Without Waste sustainable packaging goal. Reportedly, the bottles were made out of sustainable sourced wood along with a bio-based material to keep the bottle carbonated. The technology is being developed by Danish company Paboco, along with Coca-Cola's research team. Notably, Coca-… read-more

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: COCA-COLA, Sustainable Development, sustainable packaging, paboco, paper bottles

Courtesy: News 18

EU Flags

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EU Recommends Its Govt. To Use COVID Recovery Package on Green Energy

The European Union has recommended its members to use €750 billion for COVID-19 recovery packages. They have asked their 27 member countries to spend money on green energy, transport, and also focus on other areas. EU official Paolo Gentiloni said, "The guidance aims to help the member states to prepare national plans in line with our agreed objectives". The member countries can apply for said grants from January 2021.

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 03:57 PM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: EU, Covid-19, Sustainable Development, Funds

Courtesy: Reuters