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National Energy Conservation Day 2020

Mon, 14/12/2020 - 10:01

Our daily efforts to save energy not only reduce our energy bills, but also let our country achieve international goals for the reduction of GHG emissions, reduce fossil fuel usage, and provide a wide range of benefits to the society. "If we save today, we shall survive tomorrow".

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This National Energy Conservation Day, let's all take a pledge to conserve energy! Let's rethink how we use electricity! We pledge to replace our old appliances with energy-efficient ones, switch off unnecessary appliances, to reduce our overall energy consumption! 

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Coal Infographic Series - Coal and Water Pollution

Mon, 30/11/2020 - 15:09

Annually, 1040 million cubic meter water is used for ash disposal at coal-fired plants and 6,100 lakh cubic metre of water is pumped out from the mines in India which leads to contamination of local water bodies due to heavy metals from fly ash and toxic mine drainage.

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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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Coal Infographic Series - Coal and Air Pollution

Wed, 30/09/2020 - 14:34

PLF of coal-fired power plants is going down and coal consumption is rising to meet power generation in India, so is air pollution and health problems due to emission of toxic pollutants. Do we still need more coal-fired power generation when we have green alternatives? 

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Press Release: Launch of the REPLACE Report by WHO - annual progress report on global trans fat elimination

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 12:52
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This report was launched during 2020 Global Week for Action on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) from 7 to 13 September. This year's theme is accountability to ensure that commitments made by governments, policy makers, industries, academia, and civil society become a reality. The REPLACE action package provides a strategic approach to eliminating industrially-produced trans fatfrom national food supplies, with the goal of global elimination by 2023.

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