11 states, 1 UT oppose Electricity Amendment Bill 2020, says AIPEF

11 states, 1 UT oppose Electricity Amendment Bill 2020, says AIPEF By PTI NEW DELHI: All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) on Thursday claimed that as many as 11 states and one union territory have opposed many provisions of the Electricity Amendment Bill 2020. According to AIPEF, the Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 to usher “so-called…

Carbon emissions in India drop 26% amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Carbon emissions in India drop 26% amidst COVID-19 lockdown The unprecedented lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic has led to a steep fall in global carbon emissions by 17 per cent in early April as compared to 2019 levels with India’s emissions dropping by 26 per cent, according to a study. An international study…

COVID-19 – UN calls for international help in Africa

COVID-19 – UN calls for international help in Africa UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for international action to help Africa deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. “These are still early days for the pandemic in Africa, and disruption could escalate quickly. Global solidarity with Africa is an imperative — now and for recovering better,”…