REDD+ presents opportunities to cater to the varied needs and interests of a wide range of stakeholders.

The REDD+ regime has to enhance the carbon and other ecosystem services, it should strengthen the efforts of biodiversity conservation, and help secure the livelihoods of the ecosystem dependent local communities in India.

2 yrs have elapsed since state had demanded free power in Sep 2010 but Centre is yet to respond

Odisha is sore over the Centre's apathy towards its demand for allocation of free power from coal-fired power plants and power generated from coal washery based rejects. Two years have elapsed since the state had demanded free power in September 2010 but the Centre is yet to respond. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union minister for power for allocation of free power.

Finally, after a period of seven years, city’s dream to have an energy efficient green building is going to be realised tomorrow with Paryavaran Bhawan in Sector 19 being inaugurated by UT Administ

In a strong bid to promote energy conservation in the residential sector, German KfW Development Bank is providing a loan of euro 50 million to National Housing Bank (NHB) for refinancing housing loans to buy energy efficient housing units.

KfW has pushed a similar scheme in Germany, where it provided loans to the tune of euro 40 billion for 1.8 billion “green” housing units. This helped substantively bring energy consumption down in the residential sector in Germany. India currently has 246.7 million households but the focus of the NHB is to target households that want to purchase flats in `50-70 lakhs bracket.

Delhi-NCR is fast becoming an “island of heat”, as surface temperatures have risen by 2-3 degree Centigrade in the past three decades, says a new study.

New Delhi: The focus of energy efficiency has usually been large buildings, whether residential or commercial.

New Delhi: Driving a nail through a tree can technically land one in jail for a year.

Industry bodies representing the GSM, CDMA and tower service providers have engaged The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri) to create a blueprint to implement green solutions to reduce their carb

A panel of experts has recommended capping iron ore mining in Goa to between 20 and 25 million tonnes a year for the next five years, nearly half of what the state produces and exports today.