Variant accelerating India’s Covid-19 explosion – WHO top scientist

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 01:33:56 +0000

GENEVA: A Covid-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country’s explosive outbreak, the World Health Organization’s chief scientist said Saturday. In an interview with Agence France-Presse, Soumya Swaminathan warned that “the epidemiological features that we see in India today do indicate that it’s an extremely […]

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India’s Adani Green Energy Posts 86% Jump In Q1 2021 Profit

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 18:05:13 +0000

One of India’s largest renewable energy generation companies, Adani Green Energy, has reported stellar financial performance during the first quarter of this year. According to the company’s filing with the Indian stock exchanges, Adani Green Energy’s profit rose from US$7.6 million in Q1 2020 to $14.1 million in Q1 2021. The company also reported a […]

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India’s Tata Power Wins 250 Megawatt Solar Auction At ¢3.4 Per kWh

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 17:34:18 +0000

One of India’s largest renewable power companies, Tata Power Renewable Energy, has secured the rights to develop a large solar power project. According to media reports, a subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy secured the rights to develop 250 megawatts of solar power projects in the western state of Maharashtra. The capacity is part of […]

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PH aids Covid-19 stricken ship crew with ‘travel history’ that includes India

Credit to Author: Red Mendoza| Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 07:00:43 +0000

THE Department of Health (DoH), through the Bureau of Quarantine (BoQ), has provided immediate medical aid to crewmembers of cargo ship M/V Athens Bridge, which sought refuge in the country after it was denied entry in different countries, having had a “travel history” that included India. The ship has 21 Filipinos on board, 12 of […]

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Douglas Todd: Jagmeet Singh dives into housing, B.C. megaprojects, India and identity politics

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 19:47:35 +0000

Jagmeet Singh carries mixed views on B.C.’s megaprojects, annoyance with Ottawa’s inability to make a vaccine and varied thoughts on how Canada compares on racism.

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Indian State Issues 1.3 Gigawatt Solar Power Tender

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 21:05:03 +0000

The Indian state of Maharashtra has issued a tender for the installation of 1.3 gigawatts of solar power projects. According to media reports, the entire capacity will be used for supplying electricity to agricultural consumers. The capacity would be spread across 29 districts in Maharashtra. Project developers would be required to set up projects of […]

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Douglas Todd: Jagmeet Singh dives into housing, megaprojects, India and identity politics

Credit to Author: Douglas Todd| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 13:00:19 +0000

Jagmeet Singh carries mixed views on B.C.’s megaprojects, annoyance with Ottawa’s inability to make a vaccine and varied thoughts on how Canada compares on racism.

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Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Are Mostly Bad Policy

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 16:05:44 +0000

People asserting that SMRs are the primary or only answer to energy generation either don’t know what they are talking about, are actively dissembling or are intentionally delaying climate action.

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Climate Change Could Cause Almost 132 Million People To Be In Extreme Poverty By 2030

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 01:21:42 +0000

The World Bank estimates that climate change will be responsible for as many as 132 million people being in extreme poverty by 2030. For those who can’t fathom or visualize what this means, let’s look at how the organization defined extreme poverty, as: “Living on $1.90 per day.” The report pointed out that it is […]

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