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Green norms to be made more stringent for industry Javadekar

Sep 16, 2014

Green norms to be made more stringent for industry Javadekar

Expressing concern over rising industrial and vehicular pollution in the country, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said he wanted to make green norms more stringent for the industry and strengthen regulations for diesel vehicles. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Industry #CII #Prakash Javadekar
China police detain 24 after anti-incinerator protest - newspaper

Sep 15, 2014

China police detain 24 after anti-incinerator protest - newspaper

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese police detained 24 people for disturbing social order during a protest on Saturday against a proposed trash incinerator in southern China, the state-run China Daily newspaper reported. More than 1,000 residents of Boluo county, in the southern province of Guangdong, demonstrated against the construction of the planned facility, fearful that it could damage the environment and be bad for health, the newspaper said on Monday. Some of the protesters "disturbed social order" and "caused heavy traffic jams", the newspaper quoted police as saying #India #Japan #Environment #Technology #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Singapore air quality breaches unhealthy range

Sep 15, 2014

Singapore air quality breaches unhealthy range

Air quality in Singapore crossed the "unhealthy" line on Monday morning, as the three-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) reached 113 at around 6 am and by 7 am fell slightly to 111. #India #Health #Singapore #NewsTracker National Environment Agency
New carbon dioxide emission maps to monitor climate change

Sep 12, 2014

New carbon dioxide emission maps to monitor climate change

In what could help global policy makers to easily reach an agreement on strategies to reduce green house gas emissions, researchers have developed a new approach to reliably estimate carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning fossil fuels. #World #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Arizona State University #CO2 #FFDAS
Environment Ministry's image has changed now, claims Javadekar

Sep 11, 2014

Environment Ministry's image has changed now, claims Javadekar

Observing that the first 100 days of Narendra Modi government has created confidence in the country and abroad with its quick decision-making, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the image of MoEF has also changed from being a "speed-breaker ministry." #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Prakash Javadekar #National Board of Wild Life

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 14, 2014

Op-Ed Contributor: China's Environmental Awakening

The Chinese are beginning to wonder whether industrial progress has come at too high a cost to the environment...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 14, 2014

Op-Ed Contributor: China's Environmental Awakening

The Chinese are beginning to wonder whether industrial progress has come at too high a cost to the environment...
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 10, 2014

IDF Shows Intel's Mission to Power the Cloud Includes Silencing Noisy Neighbors

Noisy neighbors are a major problem in any shared environment, whether it’s a cubicle farm, apartment building or cloud service. However unlike the party animal upstairs who regularly keeps you up until the wee hours, in multi-tenant cloud, IaaS envi...