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Switching to electric vehicles may improve air quality: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 17, 2019

Adopting electric vehicles (EVs) could improve overall air quality and lower carbon emissions, according to a study. ...

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Climate justice critical, say senior judges

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

“In Chhattisgarh, land is taken away from tribals and they do not get a pittance in return,” said Justice Deepak Gupta of the Supreme Court during his address at the launch of a law programme to...

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Govt proposes national green aviation policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 15, 2019

The civil aviation ministry will create a simplified regulatory regime to speed up clearances for airport development and other aviation projects while taking due care of environment...

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Pan-India clean air programme set to roll out with Rs 300 crore initial support and a mid-term

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 26, 2018

The Centre has earmarked Rs 300 crore for implementation of the upcoming National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) for financial year 2018-19 and 2019-20. Overall cost of taking multiple air pollution...

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Niti Aayog sets stiff targets to curb air pollution, pitches for stringent civil penalties

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 21, 2018

The central government’s think-tank, Niti Aayog, in its strategy paper ‘New India at 75’, has set ambitious targets to curb air pollution and recommended introduction of “stringent civil...

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NGT slaps 25 crore fine on Delhi government

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 5, 2018

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Delhi government to deposit Rs 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for their failure to curb the problem of pollution...

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EPCA proposed ban non-CNG private vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 15, 2018

The ‘big idea’ to solve Delhi’s pollution crisis shows that the primary custodians of the capital’s air quality have run out of ideas.

The Environment Pollution (Prevention & Control) Authority, or EPCA, on Wednesday reiterated its unprecedented recommendation to...

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No blanket ban, but SC puts checks on firecrackers this Diwali

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

People can burst low-emission firecrackers between 8 pm and 10 pm this Diwali, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday, ruling against a blanket ban on fireworks. But the top court ordered that the...

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Delhi backs incentives for clean energy switch to combat pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2018

Authorities in Delhi approved measures on Tuesday to encourage businesses to use clean energy as one of the world’s worst polluted cities stepped up the fight against deadly air pollution....

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WHO pollution report praises PM Modi’s signature Ujjwala scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., May 2, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature Ujjwala Scheme came in for rich praise in a new WHO pollution report. The report nevertheless estimated that 9 out of 10 people around the world breathe...

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