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Global climate goals within 'feasible' reach: Survey

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 23, 2017

Led by cuts in coal-based power plants and thrust on renewable energy by India and China, the construction of such plants globally has witnessed a decline, indicating that global climate goals...

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Centre gives green violators 6 months to get clearances

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

The environment ministry has given a six-month window as a onetime opportunity to green violators for getting environmental clearance for their projects which have been running without obtaining...

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Canadian technology to rejuvenate Hussainsagar

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Hussainsagar is polluted. And nothing is being done about it. However, with a Hyderbad-based company now coming forward with a Canadian technology to take up the challenge of cleaning the lake,...

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Sisodia proposes PPP model to curb pollution, traffic woes in the capital

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

To curb the problems of rising pollution, traffic and sanitation issues in the Capital, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday proposed taking the  public-private-partnership (PPP)...

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25-yr old power plants to be turned into super critical plants

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

All power plants, which are over 25 years old, will be phased out and converted into 'super critical plants' to augment generation capacity and reduce pollution, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said...

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NASA Study Confirms Biofuels Reduce Jet Engine Pollution

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 17, 2017

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, in a new study conclusion that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s...

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NGT seeks Gurugram air quality report

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday instructed the Haryana government and the state pollution control board (HSPCB) to submit a report on Gurgaon's ambient air quality....

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Subject Tags: air quality , NGT , pollution

Renault accused of emission fraud

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 16, 2017

Dust hasn't even begun settling on the massive Volkswagen emission scandal and Renault is already under the radar for following in the footsteps of its German competitor. French newspaper...

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Bengaluru water crisis: Karnataka faces severe scarcity, 160 of 176 taluks declared drought-hit

By : SustainabilityO..., Mar 2, 2017

The South Indian state, Karnataka is facing a severe water crisis for the fourth consecutive season as less than 20% water is left in 9 of Karnataka’s 12 dams. The situation is getting worse in...

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Subject Tags: pollution , water scarcity

NGT sets 'zero discharge' deadline for Nitta Gelatin India Ltd

By : SustainabilityO..., Feb 28, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued an order to Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) to ensure zero discharge of chemical waste from its factory at Kathikudam in Thrissur district into the...

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