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Positive Climate Change Action May Save $35 Trillion in the Indian Economy by 2070

As per a report published by the Deloitte Economics Institute, India stands to lose to the tune of $35 trillion in the next 50 years if it does not reduce its dependence on fossil fuels. Inaction on climate change will lead to loss in India’s economic potential by 5.5% each year on an average for the next half century.

SECI and HPCL sign MoU in RE for carbon-neutral economy

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, in order to realize green energy objectives and GOIs efforts towads carbon neutral economy.

Tata IPL: A Carbon Neutral Cricket Match

On 11th of May, the Tata IPL match between Delhi Capitals and Rajasthan Royals will be the first carbon neutral cricket match. Schneider Electric in partnership with Rajasthan Royals announced that they will offset the carbon emissions from the match by planting 17,000 trees in the next six months so the trees suck equivalent amount of carbon by the year 2052 as the cricket match would have resulted in

Bihar to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040: BSPCB Chairman

The Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) chairman Ashok Kumar Ghosh announced that the state will successfully achieve the net-zero carbon emission target by 2040. He highlighted that Bihar’s state has been proactive and made some significant progress in achieving the set goal.

Kerela: The first state to introduce carbon-neutral farming

To mitigate climate change on the agriculture sector, the state agriculture department of Kerela has planned to promote carbon-neutral agriculture at selected places in the state. For this, the government has budgeted 6 crore in the fiscal year 2022-23.

Deadlock Over "Low Carbon" Hydrogen in the EU Transition

In an effort to achieve carbon neutrality by the middle of the century, the European Union is pushing to increase the use of renewable energy, but this effort has been slowed down by a disagreement over hydrogen's role in the transition.

India plans to establish Indian Carbon Market (ICM) to decarbonize the economy

The Indian government is planning to establish the Indian Carbon Market (ICM), a national framework to decarbonize the Indian economy by pricing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through trading of carbon credit certificates. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, along with the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, is developing a Carbon Credit Trading Scheme for this purpose.

Chennai aims to become carbon neutral by 2050

The Chennai Climate Action Plan (CCAP), released on Tuesday, aims to make Chennai a climate-resilient city by 2050. The plan includes a number of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including:

Bengaluru Climate Action Plan to neutralize carbon by 2050

The Bengaluru Climate Action Plan is a multi-pronged project aimed at reaching carbon neutrality in the city by 2050.

India’s Chase for a Low-Carbon Future

The Indian Institute of Technology, Mandi, led by Professor Venkata Krishnan, has accomplished a ground-breaking feat in the dynamic field of climate-conscious research.

Pune’s Net-Zero building paving the way for climate action

Pune paints a promising picture of commitment to tackling climate change through net-zero building design.

Using Regulated Carbon Markets to Promote Climate Action and Economic Sustainability

Effective carbon emission reduction techniques play an essential role in mitigating climate change. Regulated carbon markets have emerged as a possible alternative, using a market-based approach to incentivize businesses to minimise their carbon footprints.