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Anurit Kanti

The author is correspondent at BW Businessworld, he has a keen interest in sustainability and environmental economics

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Liberal Arts As A Tool To Promote Sustainable Development

Anurit Kanti

Growth seemed to be the end goal, the end which justified the means, and rapid economic 'growth' seemed to be an ideal priority for any policy-maker

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Green Credits Are Rewards That Encourage Green Behaviour: Dr Ron Dembo

Anurit Kanti

Green Credits is one such idea, which is a reward-scheme for environmentally friendly behaviour, which aims to involve people in every strata of society to become participants in creating a green economy

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Around 750 Projects Awaiting Environmental Clearance: Harsh Vardhan

Anurit Kanti

A total of 741 proposals are awaiting environmental clearance, with 194 from Maharashtra said Dr Harsh Vardhan in a written reply to Rajya Sabha

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About 60,000 Farmer Suicides In India Linked To Climate Change: Study

Anurit Kanti

With an increase of 1C on an average day during the growing season, there are 67 more suicides, illustrates the study, showing the extreme sensitivity of the Indian agricultural ecosystem to temperature spikes

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‘79% Of Total Plastic Waste Stored In Landfills Or Aquatic Bodies’

Anurit Kanti

Even though civic authorities can save cows from plastic, the challenge the earth faces from the overproduction and consumption of plastic is tremendous

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‘Over 90% Of Children With Heart Disease Do Not Get Timely Support’

Anurit Kanti

Requiring sophisticated equipment and infrastructure, care for heart disease among children is exorbitant and challenging, and to facilitate care for these children, there is external support required

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‘Renewable Energy Combination Helps Hyperloop In Producing More Electricity Than It Consumes’

Anurit Kanti

By 2050, we will lose 40 per cent of all jobs at the planet level. We need to re-think our society. If we continue to work for 8 hours a day, we are going to self-destroy ourselves

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Unused Money For Fight Against Climate Change Diverted To GST Compensation

Anurit Kanti

As per data collected from the finance ministry under the Right to Information Act, 2005, even the unused and unspent amount in the National Clean Energy and Environment Fund has been diverted

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Carbon Trading-like Scheme To Be Soon Started For Industries

Anurit Kanti

For such a scheme to be implemented effectively, there is a need for the Central Pollution Control Board to implement a Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS), to continuously keep a tab on polluting industries and see their level of emissions with respect to the “cap” and how many permits they are allocated

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Just 100 Companies Responsible For 71% Of Global Emissions: Report

Anurit Kanti

Climate action is no longer confined to the direction given by policy makers; it is now a social movement, commanded by both economic and ethical imperatives and supported by growing amounts of data

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