In a boost for energy efficient buildings, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan adopted the Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) 2017 last month. Building energy codes are effective tools to ensure energy efficiency in the construction and operation of buildings.
To discuss what lies ahead for achieving climate friendly cooling, NRDC and TERI are organizing a high-level brainstorming event this week, with the participation of expert stakeholders representing the government, industry, academia and financial institutions.
With temperatures topping 45°C (113°F) in many cities and towns across Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, millions of people in India are experiencing brutal conditions early on this heat season.
Climate solutions in India's villages can improve livelihoods and bring transformative social change, emphasized women-leaders in a two-day event organized by NRDC, Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) and partners.