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India rejects WHO data, says Delhi's air is not dirtiest in the world

May 09, 2014

India rejects WHO data, says Delhi's air is not dirtiest in the world

India's air monitoring centre Thursday dismissed data released by the World Health Organisation that showed New Delhi's air as the dirtiest worldwide. #India #Delhi #NewsTracker #WHO #Beijing #Environmental Issues #Air pollution #Delhi Air pollution
Cos without green nod to lose coal block; govt sends notices to 61 firms

Jan 16, 2014

Cos without green nod to lose coal block; govt sends notices to 61 firms

Tata Steel, ArcelorMittal, Hindalco, Jindal Steel and Power, JSW Steel, Essar Power, Adani Power, Tata Power, GVK Power and Infrastructure, Ultratech Cement, Reliance Energy, Sterlite Energy and JP Associates are some of the allocatees who feature in the list of 61. #Hindalco #Tata Steel #JSW Energy #coal #Environmental Issues #Birla #CoalScam
Sesa Goa falls 2% after SC recommends scrapping Goa mining leases

Dec 10, 2012

Sesa Goa falls 2% after SC recommends scrapping Goa mining leases

Shares in Sesa Goa fell 2 percent after a panel appointed by India's top court recommended scrapping 42 iron ore mining leases in Goa #TheHumanMind #StockWatch #MINING #Sesa Goa #Environmental Issues
'Delhi, Mumbai among most prone to environmental risks'

Nov 28, 2012

'Delhi, Mumbai among most prone to environmental risks'

Indian cities, New Delhi and Mumbai, are among the places that are most prone to multiple environmental risks, says a report. #Delhi #climate change #Mumbai #Survey #Environmental Issues #Flooding #Carbon footprints #Cyclones
Rio Summit: PM hits out at industralised nations over carbon emmissions

Jun 22, 2012

Rio Summit: PM hits out at industralised nations over carbon emmissions

Manmohan Singh also made a strong plea for finding new pathways for sustainable living since the current consumption patterns in the industrialised world are unsustainable. #India #Manmohan Singh #NewsTracker #Rio de Janeiro #Environmental Issues #Carbon emissions

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Rio Summit: PM hits out at industralised nations over carbon emmissions

Aug 22, 2014

Saving Lives with Fossil Fuels

What is the biggest global environment problem? Many believe it is global warming, after all, the issue gets the lion’s share of headlines and accounts for much of the hell-in-a-hand-basket environmental news we come across. But, as I previously wrot...
Rio Summit: PM hits out at industralised nations over carbon emmissions

Aug 19, 2014

Editorial: A simple choice for Asharoken

Asharoken faces a very simple choice: If it wants to keep its beaches private, it can fund beach restoration with village money. But if it wants the state and federal governments to pay the tab, that means everyone who pays taxes to the state and fed... #Steve Israel #Chuck Schumer #Asharoken, NY #Huntington, NY #Department of Environmental Conservation #Army Corps of Engineers
Rio Summit: PM hits out at industralised nations over carbon emmissions

Aug 18, 2014

Activists oppose Bridgehampton sand mine expansion

Environmentalists and local activists called on the state Monday not to issue an operating permit to allow the expansion of a Bridgehampton sand mine they say is a nuisance and a threat to drinking water in the aquifer under the land. The Sand Land C... #Citizens Campaign for the Environment #Suffolk County, NY #Bridgehampton, NY #Southampton, NY #Long Island, NY #Sag Harbor, NY #Department of Environmental Conservation