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Mileage, check. Colour, check. Did you check emissions from your new vehicle? 19.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Vehicular emissions are among the chief sources of pollutants in Chennai's air. But how many people know that they can check the environmental performance of their vehicle at the time of buying, by looking at a document that the dealer is mandated by law to provide to every customer?
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Air Pollution Linked To Higher Risk Of Dementia, Study Shows 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Urban air pollution, mostly from vehicles, is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to research published Wednesday.
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Global carbon prices too low to combat climate change - OECD 18.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Carbon prices in major advanced economies are too low to cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Tuesday.
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Two-Wheelers In Delhi Will Be Exempt From Odd-Even Rule For Now 17.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court today stayed the National Green Tribunal's 2017 order that the odd-even scheme must include two-wheelers.
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Most new diesel vehicles exceed emissions limits - German green lobby 14.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
Most new diesel vehicles exceed the legal limit for nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, German environmental lobby group DUH said on Friday, calling on the government to force car companies to carry out hardware retrofits of polluting ...
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Interview - India playing leading role in lowering global emissions: Anand Mahindra 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
India is already playing a leading role in lowering global emissions. The country's efforts in mainstreaming renewable energy and energy efficiency are remarkable. These, and its ambition in the electric mobility space, are admired across the globe, says Mahindra Group Executive Chairman Anand Mahindra.
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Plan to reduce air pollution in North India involves farmers in a big way 14.9.2018 Rediff: News
EY Foundation India and India Paryavaran Sahayak Foundation have come up with a cost-efficient and scalable solution.
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Local governments keep U.S. on track for climate targets Trump rejected - report 12.9.2018 Reuters: World News
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United States is on course to meet its targets to cut geenhouse gas emissions, because cities and states are taking on the climate change fight abandoned by President Donald Trump, according to report released on ...
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US To Miss Paris Climate Pact Target By A Third: Report 12.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The United States will fall short by a third on its commitment under the Paris climate treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released Wednesday in San Francisco.
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China's steel heartland tests mills' mettle with new smog-busting plan 12.9.2018 Reuters: World News
"Push the steel mills out of the city centre and turn it into a modern, habitable place to live in," reads a banner hung across the boarded-up offices of Guofeng Iron and Steel Co in the centre of Tangshan, China's top steelmaking city.
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Poland must speed up fight against smog: report 11.9.2018 Reuters: World News
Polish institutions are not acting fast enough to improve air quality in Poland, which is among the worst in Europe, the country's Supreme Audit Office (NIK) report showed on Tuesday.
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EU carmakers' lobby calls proposed 45 percent carbon dioxide cut target 'unrealistic' 11.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
The European carmakers' lobby on Tuesday called a stricter carbon dioxide reduction target proposed by EU lawmakers unrealistic and a threat to jobs and growth.
GAIL India says aims to add 5,500 km gas pipeline in 3 years 11.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
Indian gas firm GAIL (INDIA) Ltd aims to add 5,500 km gas pipelines to boost its capacity by about 50 percent in the next 3 years, its chairman said on Tuesday.
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Want damage-free hair? 11.9.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
A healthy diet and care will help your tresses.
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China's Hebei meets state smog standards for first time in August 11.9.2018 Reuters: World News
The smog-prone northern Chinese province of Hebei met state air quality standards for the first time ever last month, official data showed, as it benefited from better weather, tough restrictions on polluters and slowing seasonal steel demand.
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World Must Act By 2020 To Avoid Runaway Climate Change: UN Chief 11.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
With 2018 shaping up as the fourth hottest year on record, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that the world must take action in the next two years to avert the disastrous...
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Germany's diesel working group recommends hardware retrofits - report 8.9.2018 Reuters: World News
A working group of German government officials and car industry lobbyists has recommended hardware retrofits for older diesel vehicles as a way to avert inner-city bans, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported.
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Arvind Kejriwal Launches Mega Drive To Plant 5 Lakh Saplings In A Day 8.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today launched a mega tree plantation drive by planting a sapling at the Yamuna floodplain in Usmanpur village, with thousands others joining him in the initiative
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India wants EVs to be 15 percent of all vehicle sales five years 6.9.2018 Reuters: Top News
India expects electric vehicles to make up 15 percent of all vehicles sales in five years, its transport minister said on Thursday, as the country tries to curb greenhouse gas emissions and dependency on fossil fuels.
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India wants EVs to be 15 percent of all vehicle sales in five years 6.9.2018 Reuters: Money News
India expects electric vehicles to make up 15 percent of all vehicles sales in five years, its transport minister said on Thursday, as the country tries to curb greenhouse gas emissions and dependency on fossil fuels.
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