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Ingersoll Rand Issues Update On Its Global Climate Commitment

Ingersoll Rand Issues Update On Its Global Climate Commitment

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Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, recently announced key milestones towards its climate commitment to the Clinton Global Initiative. To date, the company's climate commitment has supported the avoidance of approximately 2 million metric tons of CO2 globally, which is equivalent to annual CO2 emissions from nearly 3,00,000 homes annual electricity use and more than 2.3 billion pounds of coal burned. By 2030, the company expects to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 million metric tons. Speaking on this achievement Didier Teirlinck, executive vice president of the Ingersoll Rand climate segment noted, "We are pleased with the progress we have made toward our climate commitment including demonstrating a high level of trans...
New India Focus: Domestic Climate Change

New India Focus: Domestic Climate Change

Green Alert
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh releasing a book at the NPDCCA Meeting, along with fellow panelists Speaking at the National Policy Dialogue on Climate Change Action in New Delhi, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh brought out a very important concern: that adaptation to climate change is not only a government obligation but should be looked upon as a community responsibility. Mr. Ramesh said, “It is unfortunate that our approach on climate change has been unduly influenced by international negotiations. We need to delink from international community and focus on domestic agenda to fight climate change”. Expressing his views on making adaptation to climate change a community driven process Mr. Ramesh said, “The ministry has initiated an exercise where women self-help groups in K
Jairam Ramesh Advocates Three Task Approach for Tackling Climate Change

Jairam Ramesh Advocates Three Task Approach for Tackling Climate Change

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“We should carry three tasks namely mandatory fuel economic standard, improvement in quality of fuel and fiscal policy regime. The immediate task ahead at us is to have Mandatory Fuel Economic Standards.", announced Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Environment and Forests (I/C) in his inaugural speech at a workshop on ‘Promoting Low-carbon Transport in India’ in New Delhi today. Referring to improvement in quality of fuel, the Minister said that substantial work has been done in this area. He also informed how quality of fuel is critically linked to mandatory standards and that large improvements are required in fuel quality. At the workshop, Mr. Ramesh also informed that the Mandatory Fuel Economy Standards have been finalised and will be notified under the Energy conservation

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