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"The economic basis for emissions trading is to ensure that the costs of reducing pollution are minimized"

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 29, 2019

In conversation with Sustainability Outlook, Dr. Anant Sudarshan, South Asia Director of Energy Policy Institute of Chicago (EPIC), gives us insights on Surat’s pilot cap-and-trade program. EPIC has played a...

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80% of 1.5 lakh metric tonne daily garbage remains exposed, untreated

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

India is getting buried under mounds of garbage as the country has been generating more than 1.50 lakh metric tonne (MT) of solid waste every day. Worse - approximately 90 per cent (1,35,000 MT...

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Delhi's air quality severe, CPCB convenes emergency meeting

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

Delhi's air quality deteriorated to 'severe' due to a dust storm in northwest India which led to a sudden spike in the pollution level in the national capital, the Centre-run SAFAR said. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and...

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Green ministry notice to Delhi's Okhla waste plant after protests

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 22, 2019

The Union ministry of environment forest and climate change has issued a show-cause notice to the Okhla waste-to-energy plant for violation of the environmental clearance. ...

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Delhi: Protest march against 'hazardous' waste-to-energy plant

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

A number of civil society organisations and city residents Saturday took out a march to protest the alleged failure of authorities to shut down a waste-to-energy plant in Okhla, saying toxic...

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Central Pollution Control Board directs enforcement authorities to address pollution-related complaints within 24 hours

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 18, 2018

The Central Pollution Control Board has sent notices to various enforcement authorities, directing them to address complaints on pollution-related activities within 24 hours of their receipt and...

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Dust from unpaved roads, traffic congestion main local factors behind pollution in Delhi-NCR

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2018

Dust from unpaved roads, construction activities and traffic congestion are some of the main local factors causing the air quality of Delhi-NCR to deteriorate as reported by 41 inspection teams...

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India’s most polluted: 30% have no clean up plan

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 4, 2018

A good number of India’s most polluted cities are not too keen to clean up their act, according to a list maintained by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Of the 102 cities singled out...

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Bengaluru worse than Delhi in pollution levels: CPCB

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 13, 2018

Bad air is no more the worry of national capital New Delhi; Garden City Bengaluru tops the list of six major polluting cities in India, says a CPCB...

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Air quality in Delhi deteriorates, enters red zone

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2017

The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR), under the Ministry of Earth Sciences which monitors air pollution said that the air quality of the National Capital has become...

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