H.P.: World’s highest EV charging station opened.

25 September 2021. Introduction: World’s highest EV charging station was opened at Kaza town, which is located in of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Highlights The EV charging station was opened on September 23, 2021 in order to promote a sustainable environment. It is the world’s highest electric vehicle charging station located at […]

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WMO Report: Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development .

24 September  2021 Introduction: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published a new report titled “Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development: Demonstrating the Interconnections” on September 22, 2021. Highlights of the report Release of the WMO report coincides with the annual session of United NationsGeneral Assembly and the opening of the SDG Action Zone, dedicated to […]

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WHO revises Air Quality norms.

23 September 2021. Introduction: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has revised its global air quality guidelines and recommended more stringent standards for key pollutants. Highlights: WHO set the new standards in the first update of its air quality guidelines since 2005. PM 2.5 norms for 24 hours average has been changed to 15 micro-g/m3 against […]

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ARAI developed charger for Electric Vehicles.

22 September 2021. Introduction; The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) has developed its indigenous charger for electric vehicles (EV) in order to give a push to EV ecosystem in India. Highlights: According to ARAI Director, Reji Mathai, in order to promote EVs, infrastructure for charging is important. Currently, in India, mobility chargers are imported. […]

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Global companies to reduce emissions from ships by 2050.

22 September 2021. Introduction; About 150 leading companies and organisations including oil majors & port authorities called on September 22, 2021 for decarbonising the global shipping industry completely by 2050. Highlights These companies also urged the governments to step up their action warning time was limited. About 90% of world trade are transported by sea […]

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COP 26: India pushing for Green Tech Transfer.

 22 September 2021. Introduction; India has been asserting and reaffirming its take on the transfer and financing of the green technologies by developed countries to developing nations, ahead of the Conference of Parties (COP 26). Highlights COP 26 to the UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) is scheduled to held in November 2021 in Glasgow. Green […]

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Two more Indian beaches gets International Blue Flag certification.

22 September 2021 Introduction: Two more beaches in India have received the ‘Blue Flag’ certification on September 21, 2021. Highlights: Blue flag certification is an international eco-level tag. With the addition of two beaches, the total number of such beaches in India have reached to 10. Two beaches that received the certification in 2021 are […]

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