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Resolutions passed at UN Environment assembly to make the world pollution free

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

The United Nations Environment Assembly has passed 13 non-binding resolutions and three decisions to get the planet rid from pollutants, officials said on Thursday. 

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NGT slams Punjab, Haryana over their action plan to combat pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday slammed Punjab and Haryana governments for filing generalised action plans to combat air pollution and directed them to refer to its previous judgements...

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No exceptions for Odd-Even, government tells NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

After being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government finally submitted in court on Wednesday, an action plan to curb pollution in the city....

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Four more nations join UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

In a major collaboration to make the oceans litter-free, four more countries -- Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa -- on Wednesday joined UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign by committing...

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Sealing of unauthorized construction may resume in Delhi: Supreme Court

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

Sealing of unauthorized construction in Delhi could begin anew with the Supreme Court on Wednesday saying it would revive the court-appointed monitoring committee to identify and seal illegal...

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UN assembly starts drafting plan for ‘pollution-free planet’

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 5, 2017

Humans are poisoning their environment and themselves at an alarming rate, with pollution of the oceans, soil and air now the world’s biggest killer, a UN conference heard this week.
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Subject Tags: air pollution , pollution

Delhi air pollution: Centre to set up pollution task force

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 24, 2017

The Centre will soon set up an inter-ministerial task force, headed by the Prime Minister's principal secretary, Nripendra Mishra, to look into the issue of Delhi's air pollution and find ways...

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Indians face higher power bills as government mulls passing on green costs

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2017

India is considering regulatory changes to let power companies pass on costs of installing emission-cutting equipment to consumers, a government official said, a politically sensitive proposal...

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Delhi to get 2,000 new CNG and electric buses by Nov 2018: Transport Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 20, 2017

By November next year, the capital will not only get 2,000 new CNG buses, but also electric buses to provide last mile connectivity with metro rail stations. Delhi’s transport minister Kailash...

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73% of Kerala's water sources polluted says survey by Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 20, 2017

A first-of-its-kind survey in Kerala, based on 58,463 households, has found that an alarming 73% of water sources in the state is contaminated. Of the 3,606 water sources including rivers,...

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