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  • Published: May 10th, 2011
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RMGL to share revenue by selling carbon credits

GURGAON: Other than transplanting trees, the Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon Limited (RMGL) has decided to share the revenue generated by selling carbon credits.

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  • Published: Apr 21st, 2011
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Uk-India Project On Low Carbon Technologies

A UK-India project is aimed at obtaining a greater understanding of the factors which affect fuel cell performance and durability, particularly in relation to using readily available fuels, including waste biogas

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  • Published: Mar 4th, 2011
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PSU eyes carbon credits for banyan plantation

The Gujarat State Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited has decided to go for carbon credit auditing in the next three years expecting assured returns for the massive banyan tree plantation done in the companys campus on the city outskirts and at other locations.
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  • Published: Feb 25th, 2011
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Govt plans to reduce carbon footprint in city

NEW DELHI: Delhi government is working towards making Delhi

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  • Published: Feb 24th, 2011
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State eyes carbon credits through tree campaign

The ambitious rural tree plantation scheme where the government wanted every villager to plant at least on tree each will soon be taken to the next level. After having achieved planting of 5.93 crore over the past one-and-half-year, just a few lakhs short of the magic figure of 6.25 crore trees
equal to the rural population, the state has already started thinking of earning some green points to support the project further.

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  • Published: Feb 17th, 2011
  • Category: India
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Toshiba, NTPC to make power from carbon emissions

NTPC Ltd is in talks with Toshiba Corp to build a pilot project in India to capture and store carbon emissions, a Toshiba official said. The Japanese power-equipment maker aims to develop its first 5-Mw carbon capture plant in India by 2016, Toshiba India Private Ltd Managing Director, Kenji Urai, said.

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  • Published: Feb 14th, 2011
  • Category: India
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Conference: A Call to Low Carbon Economy

The scientific evidence on the need for urgent action on the problem of climate change has now become stronger and even more convincing. Future solutions would lie in the use of renewable energy technologies, greater efforts at energy efficiency and dissemination of decentralized power generation. Policy makers around the world are working toward a long-term international framework to address climate change.

The Government of India (GOI) has committed to make India a

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  • Published: Jan 23rd, 2011
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Delhi Metro scores a world first with carbon credits Read more: Delhi Metro scores a world first with carbon credits

| Sourced From TimesOfIndia |

New Delhi: Delhi Metro has earned Rs 3 crore annually in carbon credits since 2009. The railway project is the first transport project in the world that was registered under the United Nations programme for dealing in the carbon market.

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ICF International Takes Best Carbon Advisory Firm Awards for Fifth Straight Year

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ICF International announced that it has been honored by companies participating in the Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance
survey for its outstanding work in carbon strategy, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas mitigation.

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  • Published: Dec 23rd, 2010
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A case for carbon tax

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Nigel Lawson believes that a case can be made for the introduction of an across-the-board carbon tax, initially at a relatively low level, provided that the proceeds of the tax are fully returned to the pockets of the people by a reduction in other taxes such as income tax.

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  • Published: Dec 23rd, 2010
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Civic body eyes carbon credits, World Bank to verify claim

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The Pune Municipal Corporation is eyeing funds from the World Bank, for the first time, for carbon credits it has been able to manage through energy saving by introducing flourescent lamps for streetlights. A World Bank team is scheduled to visit the city by the month-end to verify the civic body claim.

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  • Published: Dec 19th, 2010
  • Category: India
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DESC India, CII Release Report on ICT’s Potential to Cut Carbon Footprint

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Report lists likely energy savings, cost-benefit analysis, sectors with most savings potential as well as drivers and barriers to ICT adoption.

Key highlights of the DESC Report include:

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  • Published: Dec 18th, 2010
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Carbon offsets open doors for rural communities

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A treadle water pump paid for by offsets has the power to transform poor communities

In the middle of a field on the plains of northern India, farmer Ram Dyal is making a point. One hand grabbing my sleeve, he wraps his other round a sturdy bamboo pole. “This”, he says, slapping it for emphasis, “has lifted poverty from our valley. It has lifted poverty from my home.”

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  • Published: Dec 17th, 2010
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Gurgaon Metro to cut 40K tonnes of carbon emissions

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The upcoming internal Metro link in Gurgaon, connecting Sikanderpur to NH-8, is touted to cut down on 40,000 tonnes of carbon emissions once it starts operations. Officials of the Rapid Metro Gurgaon Rail Limited (RMGL) claimed that with an expected ridership of 1.5 lakh passengers per day, the Metro system is expected not only to ease road congestion but also improve air quality in the city.

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  • Published: Dec 16th, 2010
  • Category: India
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Railways to earn 1L carbon credit a yr by distributing CFLs in it’s residential colony Read more: Railways to earn 1L carbon credit a yr by distributing CFLs in it’s residential colony

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NEW DELHI: Railways has become one of the first government entities to successfully unveil a programme to cut down carbon consumption, helping it earn carbon credits.

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  • Published: Dec 12th, 2010
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India to launch black carbon plan on Dec 15

India will launch a national programme on black carbon on December 15. Environment minister Jairam Ramesh said the programme will cover measurement, monitoring and modelling for black carbon but ruled out India agreeing to inclusion of black carbon into the framework of UN climate talks.

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  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2010
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A low-carbon future?

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Greenspaces, a proposed Information Technology Park in the National Capital Region, is a ‘Green’ special economic zone (SEZ): designed, developed and operated in a low carbon, sustainable way. It will have a 1.75 million square feet building which includes features such as rainwater harvesting, solar hot water systems etc and 1 megawatt solar power generation enough to meet electricity usage of over 500 homes from rooftop cells. And yes, Reva enthusiasts, even charging points for electric cars.

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  • Published: Nov 30th, 2010
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Wipro tops carbon disclosure leadership index

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BANGALORE, INDIA: Indian IT major Wipro topped the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) rankings published for India for the first time.

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  • Published: Nov 24th, 2010
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India report targets low-carbon infrastructure

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A member of Parliament in India has released a report that seeks to assess the viability of low-carbon infrastructure projects.

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  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2010
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Approaching COP 16, India Focuses on Reducing Carbon Emissions

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India has embarked on a new path for tackling carbon reduction in the transportation sector two weeks before the 16th Conference of Parties (COP) event of the United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Cancun, Mexico from November 29 to December 10.

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  • Published: Nov 22nd, 2010
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RWE to Buy Carbon Credits at a 20% Discount From India Solar Heat Project

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RWE AG, Germanys second-largest utility, agreed to buy 227,460 United Nations emission credits at about 20 percent below market prices from a solar water heating project in India.

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  • Published: Nov 19th, 2010
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India to develop low-carbon transport system

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United Nations: India, the world’s fourth largest greenhouse gas emitter, has launched a new United Nations-backed project to reduce emissions and develop a low-carbon transport system.

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  • Published: Nov 17th, 2010
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India Steers Full Speed towards Low Carbon Transport

New Delhi, 12 November 2010 – Ranked as the fourth largest green house gas (GHG) emitter in the world, India has embarked on a new pathway towards developing a low-carbon transport system, days before the convening of the UN climate change convention in Cancun.

Launched in New Delhi, Thursday, a new 2.49 million Euros three-year project – funded by the German International Climate Initiative and supported by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – will support the Indian Government’s efforts to align transport growth with the country’s climate change agenda and national development plan.

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  • Published: Nov 6th, 2010
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Petrotech first carbon-neutral meet, ONGC to write off emission

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NEW DELHI: PM Manmohan Singh will on Monday inaugurate Petrotech 2010, India’s biennial jamboree for the global oil industry, being billed as the first carbon-neutral event in the country that will bring together over 4,000 professionals from related sectors on a single platform for finding global equilibrium and greening of an industry often seen as a major contributor to pollution.

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  • Published: Nov 4th, 2010
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Norway offers ONGC a bite of $1-bn carbon project

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The Norwegian government has offered Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) a stake in a $1-billion carbon capture storage project at Statoils Mongstad oil refinery in Norway.

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