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South Africa’s mining companies have applied to the High Court in Pretoria to block the government’s Mining Charter, arguing that the new rules would destroy the industry.

This report, produced by Carbon Tracker, Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) and leading institutional investors, is the first to rank 69 of the biggest oil and gas industry companies according to the extent of their exposure to the low-carbon transition.

By 2022 there could be 1,000 companies in the country with GreenCo ratings.

Renewable energy job creation and skill development is one of the Indian government’s foremost objectives. However, credible information on the number of jobs that have been created so far, and those that can be created in future to achieve India’s renewable energy goal of 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022, has been lacking.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding pollution caused by hot mix plants, Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Application disposed of with NGT directing joint inspection of of UPPCB, CPCB and representative of MoEF & CC of the hot mix plants.

India's leading specialist healthcare focused venture capital fund 'Healthquad' has achieved its final close with a total commitment of Rs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. A. Kishan Rao & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Others dated 12/06/2017 regarding pollution caused by pharmaceutical industries in Telangana. The Applicant (Dr. A. Kishan Rao) is seeking clarification of the order passed by the Court by which grant of consent by the Board is subject to certain conditions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Ali Warsi Vs. UPSIDC Ltd. & Others dated 12/06/2017 regarding industrial pollution caused by lack of functional CETP, Loni, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT in its Order Dated 29/05/2017 had directed UPSIDC (Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation) to make the CETP functional positively and report compliance.

This policy brief suggests that carbon pricing can accelerate the diffusion of lowcarbon technology in China, based on the results of empirical studies conducted by Kansai Research Centre of IGES focusing on China’s most energy intensive industries. Many low-carbon technologies are profitable but require some initial investment.

The textile industry is one of the major industrial polluters, and water recycling is yet far from being standard practice. Wastewater generation remains a serious and growing problem, affecting ecosystems, human health and freshwater availability for other uses. India is the world’s third largest exporter of textiles and the sector directly employs 45 million people. This case study explores the socio-technical transition of Tirupur, a textile cluster dubbed as the first in India to shift to 'zero liquid discharge' (ZLD) in a systematic manner.

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