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Trump says U.S. to join one trillion trees initiative 21.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
U.S. President Donald Trump told a packed forum in the Swiss resort of Davos his country will join the one trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum, which has chosen sustainability as its main theme.
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Cambridge-Designed Curriculum To Teach Students About Water Scarcity 20.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
'Pani Pahar - the Water Curriculum', co-developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, is now available for students and teachers across India.
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Badminton: BWF approves synthetic feather shuttlecocks from 2021 20.1.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday it has approved synthetic feather shuttlecocks for its international tournaments from next year as it bids to cut down on waste.
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Prannoy Roy Speaks To Esther Duflo And Abhijit Banerjee: Full Transcript 19.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo speak to NDTV's Dr Prannoy Roy on a range of subjects from Randomised Control Trials, to expectations from the upcoming Budget and protests against...
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Is BlackRock Going Green or Just Greenwashing? 18.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. On Tuesday, January 14, the New York Times ran a story in its “Dealbook” business section that contained some startling news. Larry Fink, the founder and chief executive officer of the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, announced that his […]
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Microsoft Pledge To Erase As Much Carbon As It Has Emitted Since Founding 17.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Microsoft Corp on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history.
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Sterling and Wilson Solar wins ‘Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year’ 17.1.2020 Projects Monitor

Mumbai, January 16, 2020: Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL) (BSE Scrip Code: 542760; NSE Symbol: SWSOLAR), the world’s largest solar EPC solutions provider*, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Utility-Scale Solar Project of the Year’ at the recently held Middle East Solar Awards 2020 in Abu Dhabi. The Company was felicitated with the award during […]

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Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, past and future, in climate push 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Microsoft Corp on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history.
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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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Would your kids like to visit Prani? 15.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
Prani is both a home for rescued animals and a habitat classroom for kids.
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Bengaluru’s Mobility Plan has major drawbacks, says IISc review 14.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Comprehensive Mobility Plan does not assess the impact of its proposed measures like elevated corridors or parking policy. It doesn't clarify how increasing the road capacity would help either
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BlackRock takes tougher stance on climate after activist heat 14.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink has warned company boards to step up efforts to tackle climate change, marking a significant shift in the public stance of the world's biggest investment manager amid mounting concerns about global ...
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"Conscience Of Gen Z": Kumar Mangalam Birla On Greta Thunberg 14.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, has called 17-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg the "conscience of Gen Z" in a personal statement.
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'Green is good.' Is Wall Street's new motto sustainable? 13.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc's internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into some kind of parallel universe.
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UAE to double renewable energy portfolio in next 10 years - ADNOC 13.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
The United Arab Emirates grew its renewable energy portfolio by more than 400% in the last 10 years, and is on track to double that again in the coming decade, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. chief executive Sultan al-Jaber said on ...
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Indian-American Professor Fired For "Joke" On Iran's 'Bomb US Sites' List 13.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
An Indian-American professor, who posted a joke on Facebook about the ongoing Iran situation, has been fired by his college. Babson College said Asheen Phansey was fired because the post on his...
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SBI celebrates World Environment Day 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal State Bank of India, being a Corporate Citizen has organized a Tree Plantation Programme in Bhopal to celebrate the World Environment Day. SBI celebrates this day on the theme “Air Pollution” across the country this year. Rajesh Kumar, CGM, Rajeev Kumar Saxena, Kaushik Sinha, GM Brahm Singh, DGM & Circle Development Officer and Pramod Kumar Bansal DGM (B&O) Bhopal, planted the trees in the premises of Local Head Office. All the branches and offices of SBI in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh organized tree plantation programmes involving its staff. An Essay Competition based on the Effects of Air Pollution on our Environment was also organized for the staff members at Local Head Office for creating awareness. During this all the staff members took the pledge on sustainability and environment conservation. On this occasion Rajesh Kumar, CGM, said that SBI has decided to declare the months of June/July as “Green Environment Months’ for planting of trees at Bank ...
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India's Anita Bhatia appointed as UN Asstt Sec-Gen 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, United Nations UN Secretary-General Guterres has announced the appointment of Ms Anita Bhatia of India as Assistant Secretary-General for Resource Management, Sustainability and Partnerships and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women. Mr Guterres has also announced the appointment of James Swan of the United States as his Special Representative for Somalia and new Head of the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM). He succeeds Nicholas Haysom of South Africa, to whom the Secretary-General expressed deep gratitude. In addition, Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco will be the new Special Representative on Violence Against Children; Gilles Michaud has been appointed Under-Secretary-General for Safety and Security; Tatiana Valovaya of Russia, as Director-General of the UN Office in Geneva.
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Letters to the Editor: Is red meat a green food? In the U.S. it is 10.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Beef production accounts for only about 2% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Eliminating it would do away with a cheap source of protein.

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