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Adani halts work on Australia's Carmichael coal mine; is the co scrapping the project?

Jun 24, 2015

Adani halts work on Australia's Carmichael coal mine; is the co scrapping the project?

Adani's ambitions in Australia have been uncertain following a surprise election result in Australia's coal-rich Queensland state #Environmental Issues #Queensland #Adani Mining #Carmichael mining project
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
Rio summit India to oppose EU's Green Economy norms

Jun 20, 2012

Rio summit India to oppose EU's Green Economy norms

Developing countries feel it is extremely difficult for them to develop a green economy and that the international community should provide favourable terms for them to address major environmental concerns. #India #NewsTracker #European Union #Rio de Janeiro #Environmental Issues
Coal pollution causes 70,000 deaths a year in India IMF chief

Jun 12, 2012

Coal pollution causes 70,000 deaths a year in India IMF chief

IMF chief Christine Lagarde said pollution from coal generation plants causes about 70,000 premature deaths every year in India. #climate change #International Monetary Fund #Christine Lagarde #Environmental issues in India #Civil engineering #Chemical engineering
ASCI objection forces MahycoMonsanto to modify Bt cotton ad

Jan 20, 2012

ASCI objection forces MahycoMonsanto to modify Bt cotton ad

Objections raised by the Advertising Standards Council of India have forced Mahyco Monsanto Biotech (MMB) to modify an advertisement that claimed Bt cotton has led to a significant increase in farmers' income. #Environment #NewsTracker #Monsanto #Environmental Issues #Cotton #Genetic engineering
Beware the winter smog, especially if you are a parent

Nov 01, 2011

Beware the winter smog, especially if you are a parent

There's that postDiwali nip in the air. Winter's coming. And that means more smog. Annoying as it is, it can be even worse for your children. It's not just about asthma, it can actually cause learning problems. #Environment #Health #Environmental Issues #Air pollution #Smog #cognitive disorders #HealthMatters