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Latest Articles in Environment

Private Weather Forecasters To Usher In Innovation To Indian Climate

Climate change induced inclement weather events are however mutating the misfortunes related to weather.

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Tech Giants Spot Opportunity In Forecasting China's Smog

Two of the world's largest technology firms, IBM and Microsoft, are vying to tap the nascent, fast-growing market for forecasting air quality in the world's top carbon emitters.

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Delhi Air Quality Plunges, IndiaSpend Rejigs Sensor Readings

December 23 was officially New Delhi’s ‘most polluted day of the year’. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) stated that the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 430-435 in Delhi on Wednesday, which it considers ‘severe’.

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Curbing Delhi Pollution

The Delhi Government has taken a tough decision to allow cars to ply on Delhi roads only on alternate days to curb air pollution that has reached alarming levels.

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Assam's Border Farmers Fenced In By Changing Climate Conditions

In the Golokganj sector of Dhubri district, more than 8,000 farmers struggle with a fence between their homes and their land

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How India Can Drop (At Least) 120 Future Power Plants

As India struggles to balance responsibilities as the world’s fourth-largest polluter with the aspirations of 1.25 billion people, 300 million of whom are without grid electricity, the design of its buildings offers a notable opportunity to cut energy use

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Delhi’s Declining Bus Use Points To Mass Transit Failures

Scrambling to find a solution to the world’s worst urban air, Delhi’s government has decided to add 6,000 buses to support the odd-even vehicle formula

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Environment: The Beacon Of Hope

Businesses see their long-term interest in building a clean economy, as the Paris deal opens a big window for developing renewable energy sources

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Supreme Court Slaps Ban On Luxury Diesel Vehicle Sales In Delhi

The court also hikes a levy on trucks entering the city as India's highly polluted capital seeks ways to tackle one of its worst-ever bouts of toxic smog

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NGT Seeks Reply Of Centre, Delhi Govt On Car Dealers' Plea

NGT asked the Centre and Delhi government to make clear their stand by tomorrow on capping and scrapping of diesel cars and providing incentives to those who do not use private vehicles after car dealers sought modifications in its "harsh" order.

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How Indonesian Fires Are Affecting Global Climate

The fires are expected to triple Indonesia’s annual greenhouse gas emissions, and increase global emissions for 2015 by 3 per cent

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Market For Generating Value Of Waste Is Worth $1.5 Billion: Study

The market for generating value of municipal solid waste (MSW) is expected to be worth $1.5 billion (about Rs 10,000 crore) in the next 12-14 months, a comprehensive Assocham-cKinetics study pointed out

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Climate Change Can Push 45 Million Indians Into Poverty

In the absence of climate change, the World Bank report sees 189 million Indians living in poverty by 2030. Climate change could push that number to as high as 234 million

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