असुविधाजनक शोध क्यों रोकता है कारपोरेट जगत?
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वायु प्रदूषण फैलाने वाले खराब टायरों का डंपयार्ड न बनने पाए भारत : एनजीटी
खराब टायरों के आयात और उन्हें गलाकर ईंधन तैयार करने वाले मजदूरों की सेहत को लेकर भी सुरक्षा मानक तय करने का एनजीटी ने ...
एनजीटी ने प्रदूषण फैलाने वालों पर तीन महीने में लगाया 873 करोड़ रुपए का जुर्माना
2018 में लगाया था 477 करोड़ रुपए का जुर्माना, इस साल तीन महीने में ही एनजीटी ने लगभग दोगुना जुर्माना लगा दिया है
New Lancet health report lists how bad climate change can hit India
Expect more malnutrition as yield potential of key crops shrink
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (October 22, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Yes, green issues are missing from poll discourse, but who is to be blamed?
It’s the civil society that has failed to inform and engage citizens on this crisis
Crop burning in 2018 lesser than previous year, claims govt
The authorities have come out with figures and attribute the decrease to schemes it started for proper management of paddy stubble
Is Rs 5-crore penalty on fly ash polluters really enough?
The NGT penalty, when compare with the profit coal power plants make, doesn’t look very effective
Diesel cars fail to meet European emission standards, reveals report
Tests carried out under urban driving conditions showed the NOx emissions of diesel cars to be much higher than the prescribed limit
Murky science of comfort part 5: Here’s how being mindful is good for the environment
We cannot wish away air-conditioning in today’s world, but we can be reasonable in choosing where, when and how to resort to the energy guzzlers
Delhi government budget: are we losing public transport agenda of aam aadmi?
The new budget is a step back and a gross deviation from some of the early budgetary promises we got in June 2015
Trump’s administration will scrap Obama-era green regulations
Meanwhile, UN’s new climate chief says action to stop climate change will continue irrespective of US involvement
Why coal-fired power stations need to shut on health grounds
While pollution and its health hazards are greatest near power plants, particulates, with attached sulphur dioxide, can travel 100km or more
The global impact of air conditioning: big and getting bigger
More ACs means more refrigerants that are potent greenhouse gases
World not prepared to cope with re-emerging infectious diseases: WHO Director General
Director General Margaret Chan was addressing the World Health Assembly being held in Geneva
Transport ministry advances BS-VI implementation
Following the apex court's observations, the ministry announced that India would adopt BS-VI norms by 2020, while fuel meeting BS-VI norms would …
“Don’t touch my car” syndrome at cost of our health
It is ironical that the city has paced up action on commercial and public transport vehicles in the city – trucks, buses, autos and taxis &…
Supreme Court calls for comprehensive action to tackle air pollution
The highest court has made strong remarks on Delhi’s pollution levels while hearing an application against environment cess
MOP concludes with hope to bring amendment to phase down HFCs in 2016
Parties succeed in laying a path for the functioning of contact group on the feasibility and ways of managing HFCs in Montreal Protocol.
Beijing asks residents to leave town ahead of international economic forum
Announces week-long vacations to reduce pollution and traffic during meet
Paris puts partial ban on cars to fight smog
Move to ban cars with even number plates for a day brings pollution levels down by 40 per cent
4.3 million deaths caused by household air pollution in 2012: WHO
Dire need of policy and guidance that can promote public health and environment, including healthier homes and healthier transport, says health …
The air just got dirtier
Nonvolatile herbicides lost more through vapourisation
Retina visuals capture heart
Pollution narrows arteries, raises risk of heart diseases