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Government Favours Petcoke Import Ban, US Would Be Biggest Loser

The Supreme Court, which in October banned the use of petroleum coke in and around New Delhi in a bid to clean the air in one of the world's most polluted cities, is scheduled to hear a case on its use across the country later on Monday

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Climate Change: Build A Sustainable Future

India reaffirms commitment to move away from coal-based energy at UN climate change conference in Bonn

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Supreme Court Upholds Ban On Petroleum Coke In New Delhi Area

The ban, which covers the states of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, came into effect on November 1

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Building Smart Cities: Are They Liveable?

Rising pollution level, urban flooding, and contaminated water resources are threatening to make our cities unliveable. It needs timely government intervention to fix it

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Not A Cracker Of A Curb

A ban on cracker sales in Delhi hasn’t worked miracles. However, it could be a step in the right direction

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Government Hints Towards Launching 'National Clean Air' Program Soon

We speak of enforcement and law but a major change needs to come in people's attitude. Pollution control also needs to come from our habits. The government expects that sort of contribution

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Top 250 Firms Including Coal India Emit Third Of CO2; Few Have Strong Goals To Cut

The report, written in collaboration with Constellation Research & Technology, emissions tracking group CDP and BSD Consulting, found the group emitted a third of world carbon emissions and that only about 30 per cent of the 250 firms had set strong goals to curb them.

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New Tool To Improve Indian Monsoon Forecast

The researchers from Florida State University in the US developed a method that uses rainfall rates to mark the span of the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM) at any given location throughout the affected region

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Combined Measures Can Tackle Assam Climate Change

Decrease in annual rainfall is reported to be 0.96 mm per year and variations have been also observed in the number of rainy days and 24 hour maximum rainfall

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‘We Do Not Have A Water Shortage But Management Shortage’

The water crisis is reaching a critical level, given the gross misuse and wastage. More than crisis, there is a mismanagement of water

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India’s Water Bearers

Experts say Mumbai could meet 20 per cent of its need for water by harvesting rainwater. They say as much as 70 per cent of Delhi’s requirement for water could be met through rainwater harvesting

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Climate Change Leadership Is Diffused: Arunabha Ghosh, CEO Of CEEW

It was clear in 2015 that India is going to be an enabler of the Paris Agreements. Paris Agreements showed that there is diffused climate leadership

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Ghazipur: NGT Seeks Report On 'Segregation, Disposal' Of Waste

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked them to submit an action plan with regard to fresh waste of nearly 800 metric tonnes that is being brought to the landfill site every day

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