Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
To enforce the use of unleaded petrol in existing two-and three-wheeler vehicles, the Supreme Court of India recently directed the Union government to submit a scheme for supply of unleaded petrol initially in Delhi to fulfil the requirements of 2.2 million two and three-wheeler owners. The court gave the order on September 23 after automobile manufacturers informed the apex court that unleaded petrol could be used in the existing two and three-wheeler vehicles without modifying their engines. Earlier, the court had directed the automobile lobby to reduce the emission level of toxic gases.