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Renewable Energy Sector in India

Energy sector in India is dominated by central and state government. Policies being framed for generation, transmission and distribution is done by the central government by a combination of various ministries namely Ministry of Power, Ministry of Coal, and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy. Ministry of Power is largely responsible for meeting the energy

Eco-cities in India

The term ‘Ecocity’ has been widely and varyingly defined by various proponents, to connote the same fundamental principle – an urban centre that is moving towards controlled, and sustainable patterns of consumption and growth. ‘Ecocities’ as diverse as Midrand, South Africa, Whyalla in Southern Australia  and Cleveland, USA offer varying approaches to the integration of sound environmental practice into their

Importance of Solar Energy For Planning A Green World

How the focus is shifting towards the use of solar energy Thankfully, the world is going sensitive towards issues related to environment with shifting focus to solar energy. And amid all pollution and global warming related issues, the good news is that efforts are actually being taken by people around the world to bring environment

Importance of Environmental Education for Saving Environment

Environmental Education

Environmental education deals with the need to protect the environment because global warming, pollution, and many other issues are ruining our environment badly. We know the importance of a healthy environment, and we should take all the possible measures to keep our environment healthy. One of the most effective means to promote healthy environment is

National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC)

8 Missions under NAPCC

What is National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) 2008? National Action Plan on Climate Change or NAPCC is an action plan prepared by Prime Minister’s council on 30th June 2008 to tackle climate change. The reason behind its formulation was concern to mitigate climate change which is threatening humans. India currently houses approx. 17% of

International Solar Alliance

International Solar Alliance

What is International Solar Alliance (ISA)? International Solar Alliance is a group of more than 120 countries (alliance) which came together for generating clean energy using Solar Energy and thus reducing their carbon footprints and moving towards better, greener & cleaner future. To understand about International Solar Alliance we need to look at COP21 climate conference which