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More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals according says this new report by IEA, World Bank and IRENA and UN Statistics Division

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC’s) Special Report Global Warming of 1.5°C, a near-total reduction in the use of coal and other fossil fuels for electricity generation by 2050 is necessary if the temperature goal of the Paris Agreement is to be reached, with reductions of approximately two-thirds by 2030.

The Climate Group released a report titled ‘Driving Climate Action: State Leadership in India’ which substantiates the role of Indian states in driving climate action and economic growth.

This overview presents a selection of data from the second release of the World Energy Prices database of the International Energy Agency (May 2019). This database includes annual energy prices data for more than 120 countries, for gasoline, automotive diesel, electricity and other products.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradip Kumar Bhuyan & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/05/2019 regarding lack of adequate steps for free passage of elephants in Assam. According to the applicant, railway tracks, national and state highways and transmission lines should be declared as elephant protection zones in the nature of ecological sensitive areas. Elephant deaths are taking place due to train accidents, electrocution and other human interventions which result in degradation of forest habitats.

The Little Data Book on Gender 2019 illustrates the progress towards gender equality for 217 economies around the world.

Indian road construction workers walk with their luggages along the Indo China border in Bumla at an altitude of 15,700 feet (4,700 meters) above sea level in Arunachal Pradesh.

The highest mortality rate in Assam was more than seven times that in Goa.

Amidst growing concern about the impacts of plastic on the oceans, ecosystems, and human health, there’s another largely hidden dimension of the plastic crisis: plastic’s contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

The search for a bioactive natural antibacterial agent with wound healing properties is a common practice for the development of new-generation molecules.

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