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  • Boom and Bust 2017

    Blogpost by Nicole Ghio - March 27, 2017 at 17:16

    The Sierra Club, Greenpeace, and CoalSwarm released our third annual survey of proposed coal plants worldwide, Boom and Bust 2017: Tracking The Global Coal Plant Pipeline, and the results are staggering. Spoiler alert: if you are considering investing... Read more >

  • India's Efforts to Tackle Air Pollution - Mere Tokenism

    Blogpost by Nandikesh Sivalingam - March 11, 2017 at 14:18

    Thermal power plants are one of the major causes of air pollution in the country, especially in the Indo Gangetic Plain region (IGP). In December 2015, the Indian Government came out with a strict emission notification to control emissions from therma... Read more >

  • The Power Industry's Alternative Facts On Emission Standards

    Blogpost by Lauri Myllyvirta - March 3, 2017 at 13:07


     
    In spite of the fact that emissions from coal-based power plants were responsible for an estimated 100,000 premature deaths between 2011 and 2012 in India, coal consumption grew by one third. Today, India experiences more premature deaths due to air ... Read more >

  • Air Pollution Is Reality, Not a Reality Show!

    Blogpost by Madhulika Verma - February 27, 2017 at 17:56

    The recent remark by the Environment Minister on not trusting foreign study on air pollution has cleared my doubt on our preparedness and willingness to fight air pollution. The government institutions continue to indulge in the argument on reports, n... Read more >

  • From Coal to Solar Goals

    Blogpost by Sunil Dahiya - February 21, 2017 at 14:05

    Air pollution has been highlighted time and again as the major health emergency that India has faced in the recent times, only now, it got seriously severe. All of us by now have acknowledged that this health hazard is not just the contribution of one... Read more >

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