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Deep fissures have emerged between developing countries still dependent on coal and rich nations that have pledged to move away from new coal but are silent on abandoning other fossil fuels. Negotiators at the UN Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai are grappling with contentious issues around phasing out coal, other fossil fuels, and climate finance. There is little clarity on the final text of the agreement at this stage. Observers are concerned about the lack of funding for climate action, with rich countries relying on the private sector rather than public finance.
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 06:54 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi
It should be ensured that pesticides used anywhere in farms or gardens don’t enter the river Ganga, said Ahmed while chairing a meeting of the district environmental committee, Varanasi.
The ETF also approved a proposal for formation of a joint venture company (JVC) between the UP Rajya Vidyut Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (UPRVYNL) and the NTPC to set up solar power plants in the state.
The Mumbai city civil court has set aside a notice issued by the Railways demanding an additional amount of ₹21 lakh from Grasim Industries for transportation of coal. The court ruled that the coal was delivered via a longer route due to issues with the railway line. The court declared that the Railways' charging higher freight for longer routes amounts to unjust enrichment.
At present, Coal India produces around 28 MT coal from underground mines.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 03:11 PM IST