Rs 30 Lakh Cr Needed Over 6 Years To Meet India’s Emission Cut Commitment: IREDA Chief

The investments would be required in manufacturing of capacity for solar, electrolysers, wind and battery, transmission, green hydrogen, solar, hydro, wind, and waste to energy sectors

By Outlook Planet Desk 16/02/2024

World Bank Launches Ambitious Programme To Combat India's Air Pollution

Addressing hazardous PM2.5 pollution, the World Bank's programme in India includes airshed management, state-wide action plans, and a pioneering Regional Airshed Action Plan to mitigate health risks and economic losses from widespread air pollution

By Outlook Planet Desk 12/12/2023

India Likely To Advocate For Bigger Scope For Fund To Compensate Developing Nations For Climate Change: UN Official

At COP27 last year, the Loss and Damage Fund was agreed to by the Parties to provide financial assistance to developing nations suffering from adverse climate change impacts

By PTI 30/11/2023

World Bank Identifies $1.6 Trillion Potential Market For Sustainable Cooling Solutions In India

The evaluation emphasises the potential market in sustainable cooling and advocates for investments in green refrigerants, energy-efficient ACs and fans, and enhanced thermal comfort in buildings

By Outlook Planet Desk 29/11/2023

World Bank Partners With India To Fortify Climate Resilience

Collaborative initiatives across multiple sectors bolster India's defences against climate change impacts, from greener transportation to protecting mangroves, ensuring a sustainable and resilient future

By Outlook Planet Desk 17/11/2023

IMF And World Bank Urged To Boost Climate Funding For African Nations 

In recent years, climate funding to Africa has increased, with recognition that the continent is least responsible for emissions but most at risk from climate change because of a lack of financing and ability to cope

By Associated Press 13/10/2023

India, World Bank To Create Market Structure From CSR Demand Side To Maximise Social Impact

The World Bank team apprised the ministry of the developments and progress in sectors of municipal financing, logistics, skilling, knowledge partnership, solar energy in the agriculture sector, among others

By PTI 11/09/2023

World Bank President Ajay Banga To Attend G20 Meeting

World Bank President Ajay Banga will travel to India next week to attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, according to the development lender

By PTI 08/07/2023

US lawmakers Urge World Bank To Increase Investment In Climate Projects

It is hoped that the bank will lead a coordinated and robust response to climate challenges, the lawmakers said in a letter to the bank president 

By PTI 06/07/2023

World Bank Approves $1.5 Billion For India’s Low-Carbon Transition

The $1.44 billion loan is from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and is facilitated by a United Kingdom $1 billion backstop aimed at boosting the World Bank’s climate change financing to India

By Outlook Planet Desk 30/06/2023