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EU to certify buildings for energy efficiency from 2006

As per a new directive, the eu will certify buildings for energy efficiency from 2006 onwards. The European Climate Change Programme, established in 2000 to meet Kyoto Protocol targets, has identified the construction sector as providing the largest potential for carbon dioxide emission reduction.

Buildings already account for up to 40 per cent of the eu's energy consumption. And southern European countries are buying more air-conditioning units, further disturbing the energy balance.

CSE welcomes Delhi government’s move to make diesel cars dearer

Decision will cut toxic risk from diesel cars and protect public health

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Decision will cut toxic risk from diesel cars and protect public health. The Delhi government has maintained the momentum and evoked the ‘polluter pays’ principle to directly disincentivise diesel cars to protect public health.

Smog Digest

Smog digest is a news service on vehicular pollution based on news clippings selected from leading Indian newspapers and newsmagazine.

It also highlights the key developments from South Asian countries. The months witnessed lots of action and developments on the vehicular pollution front in India.

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