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Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals
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Carbon neutrality: China's addiction to coal will erode its long-term climate goals

Between 2000 and 2018, China's annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for nearly a third of the world's total greenhouse gases linked to global warming.

World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report
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World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report

Plastic production has increased around four percent every year since 2000 and the industry expects that rate of growth to continue, driven mainly by emerging economies.

Black hole explosion, 390 mn light years away, carves out crater from surrounding hot gas
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Black hole explosion, 390 mn light years away, carves out crater from surrounding hot gas

Black holes don’t just draw matter in, they also blast out jets of material and energy and the first hint of this explosion came in 2016.

India's renewable energy sector might fail to meet its 175 GW target by 2022: CSE report
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India's renewable energy sector might fail to meet its 175 GW target by 2022: CSE report

The stagnation in the sector is caused by auctions and power purchase agreements (PPAs) to rising costs and payment delays.

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble
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Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble

Power Minister RK Singh on Thursday urged Brazilian investors to invest in the Indian energy sector, saying it is the fastest-growing energy market and its consumption will treble in coming days

Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon
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Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon

Shrugging off his impeachment trial back home, US president Donald Trump came out all guns blazing at the WEF summit in Davos on Tuesday as he lauded the unprecedented economic boom in the US

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030
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Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030

By the end of this decade, they hope to have solutions that will solve some of Earth's greatest problems.

Union Budget 2020-21: Infra firms pitch for captive renewable energy policy, exemption from cross subsidy charges
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Union Budget 2020-21: Infra firms pitch for captive renewable energy policy, exemption from cross subsidy charges

Infrastructure sector on Friday urged the government to bring captive renewable policy and exempt from cross-subsidy and transmission charges to make renewable energy more viable for those willing to set up clean energy plants beyond factory boundaries

Adani Gas shares zoom nearly 8% after CCI approves stake-buy by French energy firm Total Group
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Adani Gas shares zoom nearly 8% after CCI approves stake-buy by French energy firm Total Group

Shares of Adani Gas zoomed nearly 8 percent on Friday after the Competition Commission gave approval to the acquisition of 37.4 percent shareholding and joint control by Total Group in the company

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
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Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

Without substantial progress thermal power plants get environment clearance extension
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Without substantial progress thermal power plants get environment clearance extension

The projects, owned by Adani Power Limited, showed no progress and the est cost of the project is over Rs 21,000 crore.

BPCL privatisation: Govt has no business to be in business, says Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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BPCL privatisation: Govt has no business to be in business, says Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said the government has "no business to be in business", and cited examples of telecom and aviation sectors where opening up had led to increased competition and price cuts to the benefit of consumers

India's energy trade with US to jump 40% to $10 bn in FY20: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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India's energy trade with US to jump 40% to $10 bn in FY20: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

India's energy trade with the US is likely to jump by over 40 percent to $10 billion in 2019-20, as the world's third-largest oil consumer seeks to move away from its traditional suppliers in the Middle East, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday

'Blue finance' hopes to put oceans on a sustainable path
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'Blue finance' hopes to put oceans on a sustainable path

11 multinational banks announced the "Poseidon Principles" that will help shipping firms cut emissions in half within 30 years.

India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022
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India reaches solar power target four years ahead of schedule, sets new goal for 2022

The head of the climate change program said, "India has now set a new target of achieving 100 GW of solar power by 2022."

In 10 years, India will set up base on surface of the moon for Helium-3: DRDO scientist
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In 10 years, India will set up base on surface of the moon for Helium-3: DRDO scientist

A. Pillai speaking on the "War and Peace" program said, "Helium-3 will be the new energy material for future."

Lab-grown meat to hit markets at $10 patties six years after $280,000 burger introduced
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Lab-grown meat to hit markets at $10 patties six years after $280,000 burger introduced

Dutch start-up Mosa Meat's co-founder Mark Post created the first "cultured" beef hamburger in 2013.

Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe
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Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe

Carbon gets soaked up into the oceans and the forests but a lot of it still trapped in the atmosphere.

Heat waves sweeping India, energy demand rising: Are we caught in a Catch-22?
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Heat waves sweeping India, energy demand rising: Are we caught in a Catch-22?

We need technologies to cool houses, but also to cool areas where people can congregate and take shelter.