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Prez Murmu Calls For Collaboration At Local, Global Levels For Sustainable Urban Development

The President also emphasises the need to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 11

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Urban Ecological Restoration: Need Of The Hour

Over 55 % of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas—according to projections, this number will go up to 70% by 2050. Rapid urbanization coupled with a booming global population could add 416 million urban dwellers to India alone. To put it simply, one in every two Indians is expected to live in cities by 2050.

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The Future of Sustainable Real Estate in India

Every day, we are witnessing new ways that climate change affects daily life in cities across the globe. Concerns over public health, access to basic sanitation, resource depletion and extreme weather events are starting to impact our everyday conversations and planning.

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India, Brazil discuss solutions to scale up Ethanol production and use in India for sustainable mobility

In line with the recent MoU signing at the backdrop of the Brazilian president, Mr. Jair Bolsonaro’s India visit, India and Brazil today discussed solutions for the adoption of biofuel strategy. The discussion was carried out as part of the seminar ‘Sustainable Mobility: Ethanol Talks’ in Delhi.

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Around 18,000 sq. km of water bodies in India can generate 280GW power through floating solar PVs: TERI study

With 57 GW, Maharashtra has the largest potential to create solar energy through floating solar photovoltaics or ‘photovoltaics’, according to the study

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Green Homes – Still Waiting for Green Shoots of Revival

• Most projects seeking ‘green building’ tag are commercial spaces; a mere 5-7% of overall green building stock is residential • While a green home results in 30-40% savings on energy and water bills, they are at least 10-15% costlier • Govt. push is towards affordable housing; sustainability and affordability are not on the same end of the pricing spectrum • Currently, ecologically degrading developments are the mainstay of Indian real estate

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Intellore authorizes ‘LoRa enabled Ultrasonic Water Meter’ design to support global initiatives for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Depleting water supplies driving smart meter adoption.Depleting water supplies is already a major concern globally and organizations worldwide are deploying technology to address this issue as part of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Kerala tops Niti's SDGI

According to the report released, based on evaluating the progress of States and Union Territories on social, economic and environmental parameters, Kerala retained its rank as the top state with a score of 70. Chandigarh too maintained its top spot among the UTs with a score of 70.

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Envisaging Affordable Green Living

“We have already found solution which is suitable for smart homes or green homes, so we got invited by the United Nations for presenting one of our solutions. We give such an affordable segment that India needs as in just 6 lakhs you can prepare a house as there is around 30%-40% of the people shifting to urban places”, asserts Vamsi Krishna Gaddam, Joint Managing Director, Visaka Industries in a conversation with Sakshi Madaan, of BW SmartCities. Excerpts below:

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First WSDS 2020 pre-event held in Monaco; Deliberates on Renewable Energy and Electric Mobility

The international dialogue discussed renewable energy as a viable tool for clean energy transition and advancing of electric mobility in cities by addressing policy challenges. TERI and Messe Munchen India to host environmental technology trade fair in co-location with WSDS 2020 in New Delhi

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