This paper assesses the status of fuel consumption (FC) levels and fuel efficiency technology adoption in China’s light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in 2010, focusing on the differences among vehicle sub-categories and manufacturers.
By 2020 India could have 56 GW of wind power supplying 137 terrawatt hours (TW h) of electricity each year, save 82 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissionseach year according to “Global Wind Energy Outlook for 2014” published by Global Wind Energy Council and Greenpeace International. The sector could also provide employment to over 123,000 people says the report.
Production and consumption systems in the European Union have large, global impacts on the environment. More sustainable ways of satisfying needs are emerging, but they need more support, according to a new assessment.
The weekly digest of important reports, research, policy documents, regulations, studies, court cases, protests, conflicts, initiatives, photos, data, statistics, infographics, presentations on the India Environment Portal, 11 - 18 October 2014.
Climate change is already making people hungry, and the use of fossil fuels is largely to blame, representing the single biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions globally. On current trends, the world will be 4–6ºC hotter by the end of the century, exceeding 2ºC within the lifetimes of most people reading this report.
Cash transfers – direct cash payments to individuals and households, often targeting the poor and vulnerable – have increasingly become a cornerstone of many low- and middle-income countries’ social protection strategies.
This new air quality index for India launched by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India Mission' is expected to provide an understanding of complex pollution data and its implications for their health. See this index, latest ambient air quality data of major cities of the country and more...