New Zealand to launch world-first climate change rules

New Zealand to launch world-first climate change rules

New Zealand is to become the world’s first country to bring in a law forcing its financial firms to report on the effects of climate change. The country wants to be carbon neutral by 2050 and says the financial sector needs to play its part. Banks, insurers and fund managers can do this by knowing […]

USAID to launch multi-year project in Bangladesh to promote growth through energy

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The project will not only reduce emissions but also will improve living standards for the people of Bangladesh USAID will soon launch a multi-year project of up to $17 million in Bangladesh, called “Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE),” subject to the availability of funds. This multi-year initiative will work to expand Bangladeshis’ […]

Swaraj Tractor plans to launch new range of tractors

The company will introduce new tractors in the higher HP range, including four-wheel drive tractors and lower HP tractors, to support farmers in their puddling operations

MUMBAI : Mahindra group’s Swaraj Tractor said it plans to launch a new range of tractors in both higher and lower horse power (hp) to support small farmers in their puddling operations. The tractor maker also said it has introduced a series of initiatives in paddy mechanisation in Andhra Pradesh Pradesh and Telangana as it seeks to enhance its presence […]

UK to launch greener vehicle petrol to reduce CO2 emissions in September

UK to launch greener vehicle petrol to reduce CO2 emissions in September

A greener vehicle petrol that could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000 tonnes a year is to be introduced across Britain in September 2021, the British government has announced. The British Department for Transport (DfT) said the greener fuel E10 petrol could cut transport emissions equivalent to 350,000 fewer cars on the roads of Britain. […]

Launch event to feature history of farming and agriculture on Guam

Launch event to feature history of farming and agriculture on Guam

Staff Reports  |  Pacific Daily News Residents order produce at drive-thru service in Barrigada Barrigada Mayor June U. Blas assists in Guahan Sustainable Culture’s free produce drive-thru near the Guam Public Library System Archival Center, Barrigada, April 24, 2020. Pacific Daily News Guåhan Sustainable Culture will launch an event featuring the history of farming and […]

Govt, WB launch feasibility study on environment conservation project

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FE Online Report | Published: January 14, 2021 18:49:55 | Updated: January 14, 2021 20:41:53 Bangladesh government in collaboration with the World Bank has initiated a feasibility study on the largest environmental conservation project ever in the country aiming to make a difference in the quality of the environment. The Bangladesh Environmental Sustainability and Transformation […]