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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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Environment Ministry to Use Mahindra Electric Cars for Official Use to Combat Air Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 4, 2019

The Environment Ministry has acquired electric cars for official use, a move aimed at reducing air pollution. According to ministry sources, five electric cars have been acquired on a trial...

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Ban ROs where dissolved solids in water below 500 mg/litre, NGT tells govt

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

In a bid to regulate the use of RO purifiers, NGT has directed the government to prohibit them where total dissolved solids (TDS) in water are below 500 mg per litre and sensitise public about...

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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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Commitment to Appropriate Waste Disposal is Need of the Hour: CII

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 28, 2019

CII Uttarakhand State Council with its Centre of Excellence CESD (CII–ITC Centre for Excellence and Sustainable Development) organised a One Day Training Programme on Waste Management Rules and...

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Environment Ministry plugs loophole that allowed plastic waste import

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The government has plugged a loophole that allowed the import of plastic waste into India for processing. ...

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India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at World Sustainable Development Summit 2019

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 13, 2019

Building on the momentum of last year’s summit, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), one of India’s leading think tanks, kickstarted the World Sustainable Development 2019 (WSDS 2019). The...

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India and Norway launch initiative to combat Marine Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change today signed a letter of Intent establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with the Norwegian ministry of Foreign...

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