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Is it time to rethink NGT's ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi with a more holistic approach?

Jul 22, 2016

Is it time to rethink NGT's ban on diesel vehicles in Delhi with a more holistic approach?

Clearly, there is a need to look at the issue of pollution more holistically. Just imposing a ban on all diesel vehicles above ten years of age won't help. #ConnectTheDots #Arvind Kejriwal #WHO #Delhi government #Pollution #National Green Tribunal #diesel vehicle ban #odd-even
First half of 2016 was planet's warmest half-year on record: Nasa

Jul 20, 2016

First half of 2016 was planet's warmest half-year on record: Nasa

The six-month period from January to June was the planet's warmest half-year on record, and also had the lowest Arctic sea ice extent. #World #Life #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Nasa #Global warming #Pollution #Arctic sea ice #Shareworthy
NGT directs Delhi RTO to de-register diesel vehicles over 10 years old

Jul 18, 2016

NGT directs Delhi RTO to de-register diesel vehicles over 10 years old

NGT directed the Regional Transport Office (RTO) in Delhi to de-register with immediate effect all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old. #India #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #traffic #Pollution #National Green Tribunal #NGT #diesel vehicles #Delhi RTO
Odd-even scheme may return to Delhi during the winter: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Jul 17, 2016

Odd-even scheme may return to Delhi during the winter: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The odd-even scheme may return during the winter, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday. #India #Environment #TheySaidIt #Arvind Kejriwal #Cars #Pollution #Delhi CM #odd-even scheme #Talk to AK
Developed nations emitting more carbon than countries like India: CJI Thakur

Jul 02, 2016

Developed nations emitting more carbon than countries like India: CJI Thakur

Developed nations are emitting more carbon than developing countries like India, Chief Justice of India TS Thakur on Saturday said. #India #Environment #TheySaidIt #Chief Justice of India #Pollution #International law #Carbon emissions #TS Thakur
Delhi: Diesel vehicles may be registered on payment of green cess, says SC

Jun 29, 2016

Delhi: Diesel vehicles may be registered on payment of green cess, says SC

In good news for aspiring owners of diesel-run SUVs and cars with engine capacity of 2000 CC and above, Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was open to lifting the ban on their registration. #India #Environment #Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Diesel #traffic #Pollution
Long-term exposure to household pollution can up risk of heart attack: Study

Jun 14, 2016

Long-term exposure to household pollution can up risk of heart attack: Study

Researchers measured exposure from indoor pollution generated from burning kerosene, wood, diesel, cow dung and natural gas in an observational study. #NewsTracker #Kerosene #Pollution #heart diseases #Household pollution #Clean fuels
Pollution report by US scientists malicious and incorrect: Javadekar

Jun 07, 2016

Pollution report by US scientists malicious and incorrect: Javadekar

The report on pollution in India has been extrapolated and not based on exact data or ground study, Javadekar said #NewsTracker #Pollution #Prakash Javadekar #IITM #Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Researchers find 39 unreported sources of major pollution - NASA | Reuters

Jun 02, 2016

Researchers find 39 unreported sources of major pollution - NASA | Reuters

Researchers in the United States and Canada have located 39 unreported sources of major pollution using a new satellite-based method, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration said. The unreported sources of toxic sulfur dioxide emissions are clusters of coal-burning power plants, smelters and oil and gas operations in the Middle East, Mexico and Russia that were found in an analysis of satellite data from 2005 to 2014, NASA said in a statement on Wednesday. #Environment #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #Pollution
Taj Mahal turning yellow? National Green Tribunal asks Centre to explain stand

Jun 01, 2016

Taj Mahal turning yellow? National Green Tribunal asks Centre to explain stand

NGT has asked the Centre to respond to the plea alleging that largescale burning of municipal solid waste in Agra was turning the Taj Mahal yellow. #NewsTracker #Taj Mahal #Pollution #National Green Tribunal #CPCB #NGT #Environmenatl degradation #envronment