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Clean coal technologies is priority: Coal minister

Clean coal technologies is priority: Coal minister

The Ministry of Coal has given very high priority to the development of projects based on clean coal technologies. Coal gasification and coal liquefaction have been notified as end uses… Read more »

India to stress on clean, green energy: power minister

India to stress on clean, green energy: power minister

Sushilkumar Shinde, Union Minister of Power has stressed the need for ensuring that growing energy needs of the people are met by augmenting supply of green and clean energy in… Read more »

Shell publishes paper on future energy scenarios

Shell publishes paper on future energy scenarios

Shell has published Signals and Signposts – a report into future energy scenarios which offers a deeper understanding of global developments and the world’s energy supply, use and needs. They… Read more »

Australia to release 76 billion gallons of drinking water

Australia to release 76 billion gallons of drinking water

Expecting more floods, Australia has decided to drain a year’s supply of drinking water out of a reservoir. The Wivenhoe Dam in southeastern Queensland will discharge 76.6 billion gallons over… Read more »

Greenpeace wants Facebook to go green

Greenpeace wants Facebook to go green

U.S. social networking site Facebook said it was looking for ways to use more clean energy in response to an Internet campaign launched by Greenpeace. Greenpeace opened a campaign dubbed… Read more »

San Francisco wants more green buildings

San Francisco wants more green buildings

San Francisco says it will require owners of non-residential buildings to make public how much energy each building consumes each year. The Board of Supervisors said the “green building” ordinance… Read more »

India to lead in framing policies for nature

India to lead in framing policies for nature

Minister for Environment, Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Environment and Forests said that India is well placed to lead the way in incorporating the value of nature into national,… Read more »

Drought in China could affect global food grains supply: FAO

Drought in China could affect global food grains supply: FAO

A severe drought in China is threatening the country’s wheat crop and could affect global grain prices, the U.N. food agency warned. The United Nations‘ Food and Agriculture Organization, in… Read more »

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Fresh flood kills 14 people in Sri Lanka

Torrential rainfall unleashed new flooding in Sri Lanka, affecting about a million people, many still recovering from an earlier wave weeks ago, the U.N. said. The U.N. Office for the… Read more »

Un agency issues alert on China drought

Un agency issues alert on China drought

China‘s winter wheat crop faces risk as the main producing areas in the northern plains have been hit by months of severe drought, the United Nations said. The U.N. Food… Read more »