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India To Receive Below-Average Monsoon Rains In Next Two Weeks

"Weather model is showing a deficiency in rainfall over central and western India in the next two weeks", said an official with the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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Urban Heat Islands: How Can The Government Handle The Current Climate Change Scenario Of The Country?

Focus on rainwater harvesting, storm-water management is essential, says Dr. Mahreen Matto, Water Management Programme Manager at Centre for Science and Environment

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A Herculean Challenge

The acute shortage of water and the crisis thereof is a complex web of issues and challenges that has attracted a clutch of start-ups. Water management solutions firms are fighting a mammoth battle to save and re-use this precious commodity called water.

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Budget 2019: To Mitigate Environmental Issues - Govt Should Have Proper Fund Allocation

The upcoming budget is eagerly looked upon by all concerned for the environment. There is huge pressure on the Finance Ministry for the proper allocation of funds.

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Minister Admits High Ozone Levels, Rejects Reports Of Reduced Life Expectancy Due To Air Pollution

The minister rejected the reports on life expectancy being reduced in India and children dying due to air pollution and rising ozone levels, saying there was no conclusive data to establish that.

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Cyclone Vayu: Power Supply Disrupted In 560 Gujrat Villages

The GUVNL teams were finding it difficult to reach some of the water-logged coastal areas

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Hospitality Industry Building Towards Sustainable Tourism

This World Environment Day, let's look at some measures that the hospitality industry is undertaking to practice sustainable tourism and doing its bit.

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Renewables Can Prevent A Potential Airpocalypse: Vaishali Nigam Sinha, ReNew Power

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Vaishali Nigam Sinha, Chief Sustainability Officer of ReNew Power, talks about renewable energy potential and more

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Environment Day 2019: Let’s Plant More Trees To Breath Clean Air

The theme for this year, set by the United Nations Environment Program is Air Pollution, a much-needed theme to raise awareness and action in India.

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Over 1.2 Million Early Deaths In India Due To Air Pollution: Report

Out of these, 3 million deaths are directly attributed to PM2.5, half of which is from India and China together

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5 Extremely Worrying Facts About The Air Toxicity Problem In India

It is high time that each of us takes an active stand in this fight against air pollution by doing our bit to protect ourselves and our families, while we await our policymakers to make macro changes

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National Green Tribunal Panel Extends Hearing On Vedanta Smelter Case

State authorities permanently shut down the Tamil Nadu plant after police fired on protesters calling for the closure of the plant in May over concerns it was polluting their air and water

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Delhi's Air Quality Remains 'Very Poor' Due To Unfavourable Weather Conditions

The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said the overall air quality of Delhi continues to remain in the 'very poor' range

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The Stick Has To Be Used For The Right Thing: Bhure Lal, Chairman, EPCA

The EPCA Chairman (and former Secretary, CVC) Bhure Lal, tells BW Businessworld’s Prabodh Krishna that the impact of stubble burning on the winter air was severe

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Things To Consider Before Buying An Air Pollution Mask

Here are the details that will provide you with some fundamental and useful points to consider when choosing an effective air pollution mask

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