On National Energy Conservation day, Tarun Anand stated that management students entering the corporate world are our biggest hope to make lasting climate action a reality
NGT allows Delhi-Dehradun Expressway, forms 12 member panel to ensure no damage is caused to environment
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said it finds it difficult to hold that there was no application of mind in appraisal by the Union Environment Ministry for granting Forest Clearance to the project
A 5-member enforcement task force has been set up to contain air pollution in Delhi and NCR and 40 squads would monitor the implementation of measures suggested by it to deal with pollution
On average, every American generates 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of plastic waste per year, with Britain next on the list at 99 kilos per person per year, followed by South Korea at 88 kilos per year.
Tikait tweeted that the SC has also said it is not right to hold farmers responsible because only 10 percent of the pollution is caused by stubble and that too for one-and-a-half to two months
India vs New Zealand: 'We are here to play cricket’, KL Rahul dismisses pollution concerns ahead of 1st T20I
Like Delhi, Jaipur's air pollution levels too rose after Diwali earlier this month. Jaipur reported very poor AQI levels on Saturday and smog enveloped the city even on Monday morning.
SC tells Centre to hold emergency meeting for NCR air pollution, says 'hue and cry' over stubble burning without basis
According to reports, the farmer stubble burning contributes only 4 percent of the pollution in the NCR region, which is termed 'insignificant' by the bench
It acts like a 'cap' on the upward movement of air from the layers below. That 'cap', which traps cold air under the hot air, acts like a lid and keeps smoke and other pollutants from rising into the atmosphere and dispersing
Fireworks led to major changes in pollution levels on Diwali, says Delhi Pollution Control Committee
The sudden deterioration in Delhi's air quality this year can be attributed to extremely calm conditions, change in wind direction, and use of firecrackers
Diwali celebrations should not be muted just because we as a nation have failed to act against pollution
Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.
Whenever you stop at the red light, turn off your car's engine. This will save fuel and also help reduce pollution, tweeted Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal
Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a substantial increase in demand for single-use plastic items such as PPE, masks, gloves, etc and their incineration adds to already high pollution levels
SAFAR: India's first framework for air quality forecast accepted globally, says project director Gufran Beig
The framework, mandated under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) and developed under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, is being used to make air quality forecasts in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad
The firecracker industry is estimated to be around Rs 6,000 crore out of which Delhi National Capital Region's share is around 15 percent, that works out to Rs 900 crore
Cost of cleaning up plastic pollution around the world in 2019 amounted to $3.7 trillion: WWF report
WWF said societies were "unknowingly subsiding" plastic, with their estimates for the lifetime costs of 2019 production equivalent to more than India's GDP.
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has said such cooperation cannot be separated from the broader relationship shared with the US
Keep your house as protected from smoke as possible by keeping the windows closed and use a portable air cleaner.
The policy will play a major role in removing unfit vehicles from roads in a scientific manner and modernise the vehicular population
The proposals by the European Commission will cover everything from tougher caps on car pollution to new national limits on gases from buildings