Coal Infographic Series - Coal and Land Pollution

Sat, 31/10/2020 - 14:55

India had updated land restoration target from 21 million ha to 26 million ha by 2030, in the UNCCD #COP-14 in September 2019. 40,000 ha of land is being currently used for coal ash disposal in India and shifting to a cleaner source of energy will help achieve this target.

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Rooftop Solar Tool - An Easy, Pan India Excel Tool for Consumers - Version 1.0

Fri, 30/10/2020 - 17:16
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In the renewable energy sector, rooftop solar is gaining popularity among domestic consumers. This tool will help consumers to know about the required capacity needs to be installed on their premises.

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Report: Usage, consumption, health implications of trans fat, and awareness on trans fat regulations in India

Thu, 29/10/2020 - 12:36
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This is survey report on a Tamil Nadu focused, multi-stakeholder study on usage, consumption, health implications of trans fat, and awareness on trans fat regulations in India.

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A study on enhancing consumer participation in electricity regulatory decision making

Wed, 28/10/2020 - 12:41

This study attempts to capture consumers' perspectives on their electricity issues and their own suggestions to solve these by framing/revising regulatory provisions for the same. Relevant electricity regulations in Tamil Nadu were mapped in line with issues highlighted by consumers and checked for gaps, if any. Further, new regulatory provisions are proposed as a means to bridging identified gaps. In summary, our findings suggest that there is adequate scope to pursue revisions in the regulations based on consumers’ perspectives.

 

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Democracy and Air Pollution: Are they related?

Thu, 22/10/2020 - 19:51

During the month of September we have celebrated International Day of Clean Air for blue skies, International Day of Democracy and International Day of Preservation of Ozone Layer. Is there any relation to democracy and air pollution? Does higher democracy rate lead to less air pollution?