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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
The Mumbai lesson: What Modi govt should know before fining people for littering

May 21, 2015

The Mumbai lesson: What Modi govt should know before fining people for littering

In a bid to deter people from littering the streets, the Indian government plans to introduce an amendment to the existing Environment Protection Act during the monsoon session of Parliament. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #BMC #Prakash Javadekar #Clean India #Clean up Marshals #Government of environment and forests
Nagpur Metro may use solar energy to power its metro stations

May 21, 2015

Nagpur Metro may use solar energy to power its metro stations

The Nagpur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (NMRCL) may use solar power in a big way to run the service and wants to tie-up with German government for technological and financial support, a senior official said. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Renewable energy #Swadheen Kshatriya #IREDA #Nagpur Metro #NMRCL
NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

May 20, 2015

NHPC gets environmental clearance for Rs 25K cr Dibang project

The dam site is located about 1.5 km upstream of the confluence of Ashu Pani and Dibang rivers and about 43 km from Roing, district headquarter. #Arunachal Pradesh #NewsTracker #Environment Ministry #NHPC #Dibang hydeopower project

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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