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RK Pachauri quits UN panel on climate change following sexual harassment charge

RK Pachauri quits UN panel on climate change following sexual harassment charge

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: February 24, 2015 Environmentalist Rajendra Pachauri stepped down on Tuesday as chair of the UN panel of climate scientists. A UN statement said, “Rajendra Pachauri…

Smart Grid: The Future of the Electric Power System in India

Smart Grid: The Future of the Electric Power System in India

February 22, 2015 Over one third of India’s rural population lacked electricity, as did 6% of the urban population. Of those who did have access to electricity in India, the…

India signs grant agreement with world bank for special climate change fund

India signs grant agreement with world bank for special climate change fund

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: Feb 15, 2015 A Grant Agreement for World Bank assistance of US$ 8 million for Sustainable Livelihoods and Adaptation to Climate Change (SLACC) Project has…

Lower oil price will not stop the dazzling rise of Solar Photovoltaic

Lower oil price will not stop the dazzling rise of Solar Photovoltaic

LONDON – 14 February, 2015 – The decline in the global oil prices – brent crude is down from US$100 a barrel in August 2014 to US$58 a barrel in…

Water-Energy crisis: Reduction, recycling and recovery key to resolution

Water-Energy crisis: Reduction, recycling and recovery key to resolution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Feb. 11, 2015 – Water and energy interdependence is a global concern, magnifying the need to resolve wide-ranging challenges associated with the water-energy nexus. Climate change,…

Global Environment Facility (GEF) agrees to take up four pilot projects on sustainable urban practices

Global Environment Facility (GEF) agrees to take up four pilot projects on sustainable urban practices

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: Feb 11, 2015Global Environment Facility (GEF) that supports UN objectives of protecting environment and addressing climate change concerns, has agreed to undertake pilot projects in…

How can Solar Energy replace conventional sources of energy at minimal cost

How can Solar Energy replace conventional sources of energy at minimal cost

  Wajahat Habibulla and Dr Gopi Nath Ghosh…

44 trillion US$ additional investment is needed to decarbonize the energy system in line with the 2°C goal by 2050

44 trillion US$ additional investment is needed to decarbonize the energy system in line with the 2°C goal by 2050

New Delhi: Feb 6, 2015 Global Climate Finance Landscape Ever since the developed countries committed to providing US$ 100 billion per year to developing countries by 2020, there are unanswered…

Global Solar photovoltaic balance of system market value to lose $10 billion by 2020

Global Solar photovoltaic balance of system market value to lose $10 billion by 2020

New Delhi: Feb 3, 2015 The global solar photovoltaic (PV) balance of system (BOS) market will decline in value from an estimated $34.9 billion in 2014 to $24.9 billion by…

Rising Levels of GHG Emissions: Recent Trends and Policy Responses

Rising Levels of GHG Emissions: Recent Trends and Policy Responses

New Delhi: Jan 30, 2015 Last week, President Obama pressed India to do more to curb the pollution that is choking its capital and contributing to global climate change, as…