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Plastic pollution needs to be curbed, says UN Environment head Erik Solheim

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim. “Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats the planet is

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International Solar Alliance Enters into Force

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), a group of 121 solar resource rich countries, has formally entered into force and acquired the status of an international organization. The Alliance, which is headquartered in Gurugram, India, aims to deploy over 1,000 Gigawatt of solar energy and mobilise more than USD 1,000 billion into

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India and the US Commit to Swiftly Implementing Paris Agreement

India and the United States have reiterated their commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and to boost solar energy and other low carbon technologies. During the second India-U.S. Strategic and Commercial Dialogue in New Delhi on 31 August, External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj and Minister

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