EDF and GE sign deal to build six reactors for new nuclear plant in India

The companies said the agreement is an important step in the construction of the Jaitapur power station

Indian Government plans methanol-powered bus launch

The scheme will start with two pilot projects in Assam and Maharashtra

India’s publicly owned banks ‘favour coal lending over renewables’

The Centre for Financial Accountability said coal received $9.4bn last year, compared to clean technologies receiving $3.5bn

Indian companies obliged to use more renewable energy

Businesses must meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO) targets of 21% by 2022

India pledges to clean up litter around 100 historic sites

The nation initially aims to establish a 500-metre litter-free boundary around the Taj Mahal

India on the ball to promote ‘green’ cricket

The nation has kicked off celebrations for World Environment Day on 5th June

World Bank announces $300m energy efficiency funding for India

The investments under the programme are expected to avoid 170 million tons of carbon dioxide being emitted

New research and innovation hub to tackle global plastic waste

The UK is contributing £25m and will play a leading role in designing and running the Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework

Mahindra Group companies commit to science-based climate targets

The Science Based Targets initiative helps companies determine how much emissions need to be reduced in line with the Paris climate agreement

WHO: Air pollution levels ‘dangerously high’ in many countries

The Indian city of Delhi and Egypt’s Cairo have been revealed as the world’s most polluted megacities