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India Sees Fast Growth In LEED Buildings

The LEED certified buildings across India include Jaypee Vasant Continental Hotels, Wockharft Hospital, IFFCO Sadan, Kempegowda International Airport and Infosys buildings.

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India Ratifies Paris Climate Change Deal

India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, formally joined the Paris agreement on tackling climate change on Sunday, the United Nations said, taking the global pact a step closer to its enactment.

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The Cost Of Cheap Drugs? Toxic Indian Lake Is 'Superbug Hotspot'

Drugmakers in Medak, including large Indian firms Dr Reddy's Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Hetero Drugs, and US giant Mylan Inc , say they comply with local environmental rules and do not discharge effluent into waterways

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Govt Approves Ratification Of Paris Climate Agreement

The pact will come into force after it is ratified by at least 55 countries that account for 55 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions

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Over 90 Per Cent Of World Breathing Polluted Air

WHO urges governments to cut the number of vehicles on the road, improve waste management and promote clean cooking fuel

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In Boost To Paris Climate Agreement, PM Narendra Modi Says Will Ratify It On October 2

The ratification by India, which follows that of the United States and China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters, will help accelerate the enactment of the landmark Paris agreement on climate change forged last December

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India Loses WTO Appeal In US Solar Dispute

India lost its appeal at the World Trade Organization in a dispute over solar power on Friday, failing to overturn a US complaint that New Delhi had discriminated against importers in the Indian solar power sector

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Balancing Environment With Growth

The West has polluted the world since the industrial revolution in the 18th century and can afford tough green standards. India needs a more holistic balance between industry and the environment. That is the challenge the Modi government must take head-on

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Innovation, Technology Needed To Make Clean India Drive A Success, Say Experts

Technology needs to be adopted at various stages. including mechanical sweeping of roads, monitoring the sanitation works and processing the waste, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Commissioner says

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Diesel Ban: Toyota Lost Business Worth Rs 1,700 Crore

Following the ban on big diesel vehicles by the Supreme Court last December, there has been an increased interest in petrol cars

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Global Heat, Sea Level Hit Record Highs In 2015

Sea level is creeping up gradually around the globe, averaging about 3.3 millimeters per year, according to a report

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A Ticking Time Bomb

The new wave of infrastructure development in the country, has also paved the way for newer environmental challenges

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Big Solar Is Leaving Rooftop Systems In The Dust

The success of large-scale solar has raised questions about the wisdom of continuing incentives for rooftop installations, which remain far more expensive than most other forms of electricity

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Solutions For Air Pollution In Indian Cities

Road dust is one of the biggest sources of pollution in Mumbai. Dust contributes to over 30 per cent to Mumbai’s pollution load, writes Priya Yadav

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Water Reservoir Levels At 16 Per Cent Capacity In Past Week

Monsoon rains, crucial for India's farm sector, arrived at Kerala coast on June 8, a day later than forecast

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