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Air pollution due to crop burning set to fall this year

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

Air pollution due to crop burning in north India is set to fall sharply this year because of extensive use of technology to chop off farm stubble and mix it with the soil to make it more...

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Car emission to be worst polluter in Mumbai by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

Increasing use of private vehicles over public transport is one of the key reasons that will see transport emission replace industrial fumes as the worst source of air pollution in the city by...

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India must step up efforts to tackle climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

The climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, according to a landmark United Nations (UN) report that was released on August 8 in Geneva. Explaining the process,...

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Indian activists oppose oil refinery project citing environmental concerns, as protests flare up

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

In March 2019, following large protests from farmers and environmental activists, the Indian government moved a planned $44 billion ‘green’ oil refinery project out of the ecologically sensitive...

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India’s coal capacity-needs threatens climate change goals

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2019

India expects that its coal energy generation will grow by 22% by the end of 2022, putting climate change goals – just recently reported as being on-track – in severe jeopardy. That’s the word...

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Climate change real; govt, businesses, individuals must fight it together:Environment secretary

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 5, 2019

Climate change is real and it is the collective responsibility of government, industries and people to fight it, environment secretary C K Mishra said on Thursday. "Climate change is real. If...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change

IATA Focus on CORSIA as Air India Takes Pole Position

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 5, 2019

Air India is taking the lead on aviation sustainability along with IATA in India to help create an understanding of requirements for Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) for airlines in...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change

Climate battle will succeed or fail based on developments in Asia: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 5, 2019

The battle to combat climate change will "succeed or fail" based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said. The United Nations...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change

Air pollution levels rise by 30% in India as farmers align to new groundwater depletion policy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

A new groundwater conservation policy in northwestern India is increasing air pollution in the already haze- and smog-filled area, new research reports. The problem is caused by how water-use...

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Gandhi Global Solar Yatra reaches Kanpur

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2019

The Gandhi Global Solar Yatra (GGSY), kickstarted by Professor Chetan Singh Solanki of IIT-Bombay, reached Kanpur on Wednesday. As a part of his yatra, Prof Solanki also interacted with the...

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