India has been ranked 93rd among 128 countries in the world in social progress. The Social Progress Index-2017 classifies India one of the ‘Lower Middle Social Progress’ countries with a score of 58.39. India scores very poorly on environmental quality reveals the global index.

Mozambique, the southern African country rated as one of the poorest, has topped a survey of nations with the lowest global environmental impact while India has ranked a dismal 75th in the report. Mozambique topped the list because almost all its energy use comes from green sources.

Mozambique topped the list because almost all its energy use comes from green sources.

Global carbon emissions remained flat for the third year in a row, driven by a globally weak demand for energy and a cleaner energy mix, according to the latest edition of the BP Statistical Review

Fears that progress towards some Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) may undermine achievements in others are largely unfounded, a science-based analysis of their interactions has concluded.

Production of the fossil fuel dropped by a record amount in 2016, according to BP Plc’s annual review of global energy trends.

India has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China, according to an alarming study which found that 14.4 million kids in the country have excess weight.

The 2017 edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, shows global energy markets continuing to undergo long-term changes as they also adapt to nearer-term price challenges.

Nigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polioNigeria secures $575 million World Bank loan to rebuild north-east, combat polio

The number of electric cars on the roads around the world rose to 2 million in 2016, following a year of strong growth in 2015, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook. China remained the largest market in 2016, accounting for more than 40% of the electric cars sold in the world.

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