FEB 2020
Delhi Gets First Smog Tower to Combat Air Pollution

Delhi’s first smog tower has been fitted at Lajpat Nagar central market. The 20-feet-tall tower is fitted with exhaust fans to suck in polluted air and can remove up to 80 per cent of the particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10)-the primary pollutant in Delhi’s air.... read more

Total Forest and Tree Cover Rises to 24.56 Per Cent of the Total Geographical Area of the Country

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar released the biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR), in New Delhi on December 30, 2019

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NITI Aayog Releases SDG India Index and Dashboard 2019

On December 30, 2019 NITI Aayog released the second edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) India Index, which comprehensively documents the progress made by India’s States and Union Territories towards achieving the 2030 SDG targets

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"Ice Stupas" Could Help Irrigate Ladakh Fields

In its search for an answer to the problem of acute water shortages in Ladakh, particularly in regions which grow a single crop, the government is now looking to assess the impact of ‘ice stupas’ set up under the guidance of the Students Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) and explore if these can be scaled up as solutions to help create more livelihood options

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IIT Team Develops Tech to Produce Energy from Tap Water

A team of researchers in IIT Guwahati has developed materials that can produce energy from water, on a small scale. The researchers employed the nanoscale phenomenon called ‘electrokinetic  streaming potential’ to harvest energy from flowing water on a small length scale like water flowing through household water taps

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Jharkhand Puts Off Building Airport to Save Vital Elephant Corridor

A proposal for an airport in Jharkhand has been pushed back with concerns over disturbing an elephant habitat. The habitat of the elephant, an endangered species and India’s national heritage animal, are regularly threatened by developmental projects

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Protesters in Berlin Support Environment-Friendly Farming

Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest in Berlin that included farmers with more than 150 tractors.... read more

UAE Supports, Promotes Renewable Energy Solutions in Developing Countries

The UAE has constantly promoted and utilized renewable energy solutions, and supported and financed developing countries to launch sustainable clean energy projects

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Top Five Risks Facing World All Environment-Related, Say Experts

The top five risks most likely to face the world over the next ten years are all environment-related, an annual survey of global decision makers has found for the first time

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Rhino Poaching at Record Levels in Botswana

Rhino poaching in Botswana’s Okavango Delta has risen at an unprecedented rate with 23 white rhinoceros and eight black rhinoceros killed since October 2018, the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism said.

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Filipinos Turn Volcano's Ash, Plastic Trash into Bricks

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to the country’s persistent problems of pollution and frequent natural disasters

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Western Australia Bushfires Devastate the Stirling Ranges

Rare and unique flora and fauna in Western Australia’s Stirling Range may never fully recover from a massive series of fires which devastated the national park, which is considered one of the world's most important biodiversity hotspots.... read more

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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 Indias 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 [email protected]

Matt Carr
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