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Innovation Roadmap of the Mission Integrated Biorefineries

The Indian Government announced the launch of the Innovation Roadmap of the Mission Integrated Biorefineries at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum 2022 in Pittsburgh, US. Key facts The Innovation Roadmap of the Mission Integrated Biorefineries developed using co-leads and active inputs from Brazil, Canada, European Commission and the UK. It aims to enhance global ..

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ANGAN 2022

A three-day international conference ANGAN 2022 is organized by Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP). Key facts ANGAN 2022 (Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat) is an international conference organized by Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP). It is organized based on the theme “Making the Zero-Carbon Transition in Buildings”. It is the second edition ..

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What are Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)?

Recently, member of NITI Aayog V K Saraswat suggested the government to focus on setting up small modular reactors (SMRs). This move will help in meeting India’s energy needs and replace the thermal power plants. Highlights of the suggestion: V K Saraswat also suggested to accelerate nuclear power plant projects, set up under fleet mode production, in order ..

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India officially endorses Emission list

India officially endorsed a website made by Indian climate experts, listing the historical carbon dioxide emissions of developed countries. Highlights India endorsed the emission list ahead of commencement of the 26th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow in Scotland. Emission list was created with the aim of highlighting the disparity between the emissions ..

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COP-26 head to visit India

President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and climate chief of United Kingdom government, Alok Sharma is to visit India in August to meet the leaders of country that has become the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases following US and China. Key Points This visit will happen in the aftermath of India putting ..

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Carbon dioxide levels and Global Warming

The global concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are at dangerously higher levels. The higher the concentration of carbon dioxide, the greater the greenhouse gas which causes the Earth’s atmosphere to heat up. Hence the levels of carbon dioxide are one of the best indicators of the manner in which the planet has been ..

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