Emission controlling systems: Don’t bundle coal and renewable power

Renewable power has been steadily posing a David-like (of David and Goliath) challenge to polluting coal-fired projects ever since PM Narendra Modi declared the building of 175-gigawatt green capacity by 2022 as the centrepiece of India’s climate pledge. In 2015, the government had come up with a plan to ‘bundle’ solar energy with the then cheaper coal […]

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AUSTRALIA BUSHFIRE: AIR QUALITY POOR, AUSTRALIAN OPEN MAY BE DELAYED

25 dead in Australia’s forest fire so far, the administration issued a health warning on Monday The Australian Open will be from 20 January to 2 February, Djokovic said – the tournament date may go ahead Over 2 thousand houses have been burnt in the forests of southeast Australia since September. 25 people and 48 […]

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SECOND COLDEST DECEMBER IN 118 YEARS IN DELHI, IT MAY RAIN NEW YEAR

Winter season continues in North India including Delhi. They recorded the minimum temperature at 4.2 degrees Celsius on Friday morning. Delhi has had a such cold for the second time in 118 years in December. Earlier in December 1901 and 1997, the average temperature was 17.3 degrees Celsius, while in December 2019, the average temperature […]

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SURYA GRAHAN 2019: WHAT THINGS SHOULD NOT BE EATEN DURING SOLAR ECLIPSE

Whenever there is an eclipse, whether it is a solar eclipse or a lunar eclipse… thousands of myths are heard. From the Internet to social media, you should see and hear things related to what to do and not to do during the eclipse. By the way, according to traditional beliefs in India, nothing should be eaten […]

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Coal India, World’s Largest Coal Producer, Slipping on Environmental Norms: CAG

The audit report revealed cases of mines failing to install air quality monitoring stations, discharging contaminated water into water bodies and operating without valid environmental clearance. India’s coal production has been under fire for being a polluting source of energy generation and in some cases, not adhering to environmental safeguards. Giving credence to this charge, […]

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