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Envisioning A Green Future Through ‘Green Credits’

With Green Credits being the common green currency for all green initiatives, it can stimulate a culture of green consumption and production, as well as limit impact on planetary thresholds while progressing on the social foundation, and consequently help India achieve its NDC targets and foster environmental protection without compromising on its development efforts or deepening poverty

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Planetary Thresholds and Why Pro-Environment Discourse is Necessary

With Adam Smith’s theory of individuals working towards self-interest, hence assuming perfect competition being the status quo, the future painted through an extrapolated rendering of The Tragedy of Commons will showcase a damaged, depleted, Earth, where all planetary thresholds as Rockström enlists are crossed.

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The Triple Bottom Line of a Sustainable Society: “Planet, Profit and People”

A multidisciplinary approach towards sustainable development is imperative especially when we encompass the duty of creating a just social foundation

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India Witnesses Surge In Green Buildings Demand, Can They Help Conserve Environment?

There are around 3,947 registered green buildings across India, spread over 4.5 billion square feet

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There has been a real retrenchment in USA with respect to climate policy: Michael Greenstone

In an exclusive interview with Anurit Kanti of BW BusinessWorld, Greenstone shares his views on the policy transitions from President Obama’s administration to President Trump’s administration and bilateral relations between India and USA.

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India Emerging As Front-runner In Fight Against Climate Change

India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change, the World Bank has said, noting that the solar power is gradually displacing coal as an energy source in the Asian country

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JNPT Hit By Green Hurdles For Rs 10,000 Cr Wadhavan Port

JNPT is facing hurdles for its most ambitious expansion at Wadhavan, as a local environment authority has stalled the Rs 10,000-crore project

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India Ranks 75 In Environmental Impact Survey

The rankings were based on different measurements that make up the average individual human impact in each country, including energy consumption, air pollution, waste production, CO2 emissions per capita and reliance on non-renewable energy

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Annual Policy Review: Summary Of Environment Sector

Here is a summary of all the policies in the Environment Sector for the time period April 2016 till March 2017

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Connect With Nature To Make A Positive Difference

On this world environment day, let's celebrate the nature around us and try to make a positive difference to the environment with below mentioned simple, easy-to-do, realistic measures

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Urbanisation, Pollution Affecting Freshwater Bodies: expert

The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country

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Indian President Inaugurates Bio-Solar-Wind Microgrid Centre In West Bengal

The purpose behind setting up of this bio-solar-wind microgrid centre is to ensure that electricity is available for ordinary people, and it is also crucial from the perspective of socio-economic development.

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Environment: Water Crisis

Poor monsoons have resulted in a water crisis with over one-third of the 91 reservoirs across the country being filled below capacity

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