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Modi govt rejects WHO, Yale study on pollution level in India

Jul 09, 2014

Modi govt rejects WHO, Yale study on pollution level in India

The Centre on Wednesday rejected studies of WHO and Yale University which talked about India and its cities being among the most polluted, asserting that the parameters for determining air pollution were not considered by them. #India #WHO #Yale University #Pollution #BJD #Prakash Javadekar
Around 88 percent of ocean surfaces damaged by plastic: Study

Jul 01, 2014

Around 88 percent of ocean surfaces damaged by plastic: Study

As much as 88 per cent of the open ocean's surface contains plastic debris, raising concern about the effect on marine life and the food chain. #Life #US #Environment #NewsTracker #Washington #Study #Pollution #ocean #Water pollution #plastic #ocean surface #ocean pollution #National Academy of Sciences
Development in India, China leads to more CO2: Obama

Jun 27, 2014

Development in India, China leads to more CO2: Obama

The fast developing economies of India and China are adding to the emission of carbon dioxide, US President Barack Obama has said. #World #India #China #Barack Obama #US #Development #TheySaidIt #Carbon dioxide #Washington #Pollution #US President
Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore

Jun 12, 2014

Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore

With the arrival of monsoon in Goa, the State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) will inspect all 28 jetties stacking iron ore, located along Mandovi and Zuari rivers, to ensure that it does not flow into water body. #India #NewsTracker #Goa #Illegal mining #pollution control board
Cleaning up the Ganga, Yamuna: Why Modi must forget Sabarmati model

Jun 08, 2014

Cleaning up the Ganga, Yamuna: Why Modi must forget Sabarmati model

The Sabarmati riverfront may appeal as urban beautification to certain aesthetes but the river remains an ecological disaster. Modi needs to do much better to restore the Ganga and Yamuna. #HowThisWorks #BJP #Narendra Modi #Ganga #Floods #Yamuna #Pollution #Uma Bharati #Sabarmati #Water Resources Ministry #river clean-up

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Cleaning up the Ganga, Yamuna: Why Modi must forget Sabarmati model

Jul 09, 2014

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to cut c...
Cleaning up the Ganga, Yamuna: Why Modi must forget Sabarmati model

Jul 09, 2014

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to cut c...
Cleaning up the Ganga, Yamuna: Why Modi must forget Sabarmati model

Jul 04, 2014

Sinosphere Blog: How Climate Change Could Foil China’s Smog-Fighting Efforts

China is spending a lot of money to address its air pollution problem, but some scientists say that may not produce the results the government expects... #China #Stanford University #United States #Siberia #Harvard University