DEC 2018
Curtorim Becomes Goa's First Village to Set Up Office for Biodiversity

The villagers of Curtorim created history in Goa by getting its public biodiversity register validated.

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Kolkata to Use Plastic Waste for Strengthening City's Roads

Kolkata has decided to experiment with plastic to make roads better in the city.

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Four International Agencies to Join Government's Effort to Tackle Air Pollution in 102 Cities

India has sealed a deal with four global agencies, including the World Bank and German development agency (GIZ), to build capacities of all 102 polluted cities across the country.

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TERI Records Over 600 Species of Birds, Butterflies, and Moths in Nagaland

A survey conducted by TERI recorded about 222 bird, 200 butterfly, and more than 200 moth species in Zunheboto district, including special sightings such as grey-headed parrot bills.

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Much of India's Commercial, Residential Realty Will Go Green by 2021

India is expected to see strong growth in the green building sector with nearly 55 per cent of all projects likely pursuing green by 2021.

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Groundwater Depletion Alarming in Northwest, Central India

With 230 billion cu. m of groundwater drawn out each year for irrigating agriculture lands in India, many parts of the country are experiencing rapid depletion of groundwater.

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Spain Plans Switch to 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity by 2050

Spain has launched an ambitious plan to switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050 and completely decarbonize its economy soon after.

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Around 98 Per Cent Children 'Exposed' to Toxic Air

About 98 per cent of children under the age of five in low- and middle-income countries, which include nations such as India, were exposed to air pollution caused by finer particulate matters in 2016, according to a World Health Organization study.

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Humanity has Wiped out 60 Per Cent of Animal Populations Since 1970, Report Finds

Humanity has wiped out 60 per cent of mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles since 1970, leading the world's foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilization.

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Warming Waters are Prompting Major Changes in Marine Ecosystems

Rapid warming across two connected marine ecosystems, the Eastern English Channel and Southern North Sea, has caused small fish to abruptly move northward and jump from one region to the other.

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French Government Sets Out Strategies to Halt Deforestation

France has set out plans to tackle the problem of deforestation, saying it would look to curb imports of products, such as palm oil, soy, and beef which it said contributed to the problem of forest areas disappearing.

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Beijing to Add More Forests, Greenbelt

A further 15,333 hectares of forest and greenbelt will be added to Beijing by the year end, according to the city gardening and greening bureau.

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248