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More heat waves in offing due to rise in global temperatures: CSE

May 28, 2015

More heat waves in offing due to rise in global temperatures: CSE

The intense heat wave sweeping across India could be another manifestation of an extreme weather event, the Centre for Science and Environment said, warning that more heat waves were in the offing due to rise in global temperatures. #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Telangana #Global warming #Centre for Science and Environment #Down To Earth #UV #IITM
US praises India for 'considerable momentum' towards renewable energy

May 28, 2015

US praises India for 'considerable momentum' towards renewable energy

The US has praised India over clean energy, saying that over 10 percent of the country's electricity will come from renewable energy by 2022. #World #India #China #Barack Obama #US #Environment #TheySaidIt #Renewable energy #US President #clean energy #Carbon emissions
Bharat far away from Swachh: Brooming the country is a daily job, Mr Modi

May 26, 2015

Bharat far away from Swachh: Brooming the country is a daily job, Mr Modi

Four months after becoming prime minister, Narendra Modi stunned Indians by picking up a crude straw broom and, holding it like a dance partner, gently sweeping at a small pile of green leaves on a New Delhi street. #India #BJP #Environment #NewsTracker #Modi #broom #Clean India #Swacch Bharat Abhiyan #One Year of Modi
Aarey Colony metro-shed: Fadnavis appointed panel likely to stand up for Mumbai's 'last green lung'

May 23, 2015

Aarey Colony metro-shed: Fadnavis appointed panel likely to stand up for Mumbai's 'last green lung'

In the rising concrete jungle Mumbai might just remain greener. It looks like Aarey colony, one of the greenest spots in the city, has found a saviour. A seven member committee formed by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will decide whether a Metro car-shed be allowed to be constructed in Aarey colony or not. #Ranbir Kapoor #Environment #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Save Aarey #Aarey Milk Colony #Aarey #Green Mumbai
Impressed by PM Modi's commitment to clean energy: Bloomberg

May 23, 2015

Impressed by PM Modi's commitment to clean energy: Bloomberg

Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for proposing new public health standards for emissions from coal-fired power plants, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he is impressed by the Indian leader's commitment to build a clean energy future for India. #India #Environment #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Michael Bloomberg #clean energy #Swachh Bharat

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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
200 crore roadside trees  How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Jun 22, 2014

200 crore roadside trees How Nitin Gadkari's math is flawed

Not just highways, every road in India will have to be lined with trees to achieve Nitin Gadkaris target. Will his government then turn to claim natural forests in the name of development? #HowThisWorks #BJP #Nitin Gadkari #MNREGA #Ministry of Environment and Forests #Trees #200 crore trees #Rural development ministry