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NGT issues notice to challenge Khurja thermal power plant in UP, seeks report before 8 August

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2017

An NGO on Thursday moved the National Green Tribunal challenging the environment clearance granted to 1,320 MW coal-based super critical Khurja Thermal Power Project in Uttar Pradesh, prompting...

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India, EU to boost environmental cooperation

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2017

India and the European Union today agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of environment, resource efficiency and, circular economy under the EU's Resource Efficiency Initiative (EU-REI)...

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IT to bring transparency in pollution control efforts: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2017

There is a need to clear the "pollution of corruption" in addition to addressing air and water pollution, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said today as he stressed the need for using...

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Bengaluru's Bellandur catches fire again, smog engulfs adjacent areas

By : sustainabilityo..., May 8, 2017

Even as the civic authorities have been carrying out clean-up operations at Bellandur lake after a rap from the NGT, the Bellandur lake caught fire yet again on Sunday.

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Subject Tags: environment , pollution

Three-year plan to let Delhi breathe: Niti Aayog

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2017

Underlining air pollution as a serious problem, the government's think tank Niti Aayog in its latest action agenda has come out with a five-point remedy, including higher taxes on petrol\diesel...

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Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 24, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for...

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Energy resources will be exhausted in 40 years: Expert

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 27, 2017

“Scientist and researchers are continuously trying to find suitable alternative fuels which are economical and environment friendly as present sources of energy like oil, coal, etc will be...

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Subject Tags: environment , fuel , Research

Delhi saves 290 MW by switching off lights during Earth Hour

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 27, 2017

Switching off lights and electrical appliances during the Earth Hour initiative this year, Delhi saved around 290 MW of power, the capital's distribution companies (discoms) announced on Sunday...

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Government collects Rs 21,129 crore as Clean Environment Cess in Apr-Jan

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 21, 2017

The government today said an amount of Rs 21,128.59 crore has been collected as Clean Environment Cess from across the country in the April-January period of the ongoing fiscal....

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Ganga cleaning: NGT warns officials against passing the buck

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slapped a Rs 50,000 fine on a scientist from the Environment Ministry but withdrew it later, warning officials against passing the buck on matters...

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