You are here

Gauhati High Court dismisses PIL on Assam gas well tragedy

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

The Gauhati High Court has dismissed a PIL against PSU major Oil India, a private firm, the Centre and the state over the Baghjan gas well blowout and successive fire in Assam's Tinsukia district. Hearing arguments from both the petitioner and respondents, the bench...

Read more..

Environmental concern grows over India gas well blowout

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Authorities in northeastern India on Monday ordered a probe into the deaths of five people following an uncontrollable gas leak from an exploded well almost two weeks ago. They announced the investigation as experts from Singapore arrived to try and stem the blowout near...

Read more..

India's coastal, marine ecosystems facing destruction, says environmental organisation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 8, 2020

India's coastal and marine ecosystems comprising sandy beaches, estuaries, creeks and mangroves is facing destruction due to development and associated activities, pollution and climate change, a leading global conservation organisation said. On the eve of World Ocean's Day,...

Read more..

Meet EV deadline or pay up for pollution, Centre may tell auto cos

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 2, 2019

Two- and three-wheeler makers in India may be asked by the government to pay up for causing vehicular pollution if they do not meet a deadline to produce electric vehicles (EVs). The hardening...

Read more..

Art of Living festival damaged Yamuna floodplains, rules NGT

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2017

Sri Sri Ravishankar’s Art of Living Foundation (AoL) is “responsible” for “causing damage and environmental degradation” to the Yamuna floodplains due to its three-day World Culture Festival (...

Read more..

Foam spilling out on Bengaluru roads, NGT raps Karnataka government

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 1, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday took Karnataka government and its civic authorities to task over foam spilling over into the streets in Bengaluru near the Varthur lake, causing massive...

Read more..

MIT scientist to use jets to clean Delhi's air

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2016

A team of experts, led by Moshe Alamaro, a scientist from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Iyyanki V Muralikrishna, a former professor of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, is pursuing an idea to improve Delhi's winter air quality. 


Read more..

Major environmental changes seen for Mediterranean: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2016

Global warming is likely to change the environment of the Mediterranean region in ways unseen in the past 10,000 years, reshaping forests and turning parts of Europe into desert, researchers...

Read more..

Air pollution cost India 8.5% of its GDP in 2013: study

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 12, 2016

Measures to safeguard the environment are often considered to be economic spoilers as they entail putting restrictions on economic activity such as shutting a polluting factory or scrapping old...

Read more..