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Centre Issues Advisory To States, UTs To Phase Out Single-use Plastic

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 currently being implemented by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, plastic-waste management, including elimination of SUP, is a crucial area of focus

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Heat Wave In India: PM Asks States To Prepare Action Plans

NDRF has been advised to develop its deployment plan in flood-affected states. Active use of social media for sensitisation of communities has to be widely adopted, according to a statement issued by his office

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As India Swelters Under Extreme Heat, Modi Warns Of Fire Risk

The extreme heat has swept across large areas of India and Pakistan this week and follows the hottest March since the India Meteorological Department (IMD) began keeping records 122 years ago.

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EIB Commits $20 Mn To Combat Plastic Pollution, Climate Change

CCOF I-B is targeting a total raise of $80 million and is therefore in consideration with other investors, as recently disclosed by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

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MoPR-UNDP Sign Joint Statement Of Understanding On SDG Localization

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a far-reaching joint statement of understanding on localization of Sustainable Development Goals

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Earth Day 2022 : Investing In A Healthy Planet

Today’s the day to Take Action not just because you care about the planet and its natural world, but because its our home and we have a duty to protect it for future generations.

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India Needs $17.77 Tn To Meet Long Term Net-zero Goals: Report

The global journey to net-zero will help the world in its efforts to stave off the worst of climate change

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No Country Met WHO Air Quality Standards In 2021: Data

Only 3.4% of the surveyed cities met the standard in 2021, according to data complied by IQAir, a Swiss pollution technology company that monitors air quality

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Indian Perspective On The Environment

To put it another way, we must always focus on progress that is more focused on the balanced use of natural assets, and the environment must be taken into account before making any decision that provides an invincible upward push inside the monetary worries of the United States of America.

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Gopal Rai Urges Centre To Call Meet Of Environment Ministers Of NCR States

The National Capital Region (NCR) also includes areas of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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India Faces Uphill Battle To Meet 2030 Climate Targets, Says Fitch

"By 2030, we estimate they will account for a respective 45%, 33% and 8%. That is, their total share will fall from 90% to 86%, with a decline in coal largely offset by a rise in oil and gas.

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Rain Water Harvesting For Resilient Future

The present day circumstances call for an immediate response and action towards water conservation, so as to create a better environment for the generations to come.

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Air Pollution: Delhi Extends Ban On Entry Of Trucks, WFH For Govt Staff

Though the order issued by the environment department did not make it clear if the curbs on construction and demolition activities will continue, a senior official said the ban has been lifted.

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Why Has The Ocean Been Neglected In Global Climate Talks?

The latest international climate negotiations made some progress by, for the first time, anchoring oceans permanently into the multilateral climate change regime.

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Covid Lockdown In India Didn't Cut Air Pollution As Much As Thought: Study

The air looked much cleaner, but that allowed more sunshine to get through, creating conditions for ozone (O3) to increase up to 30 per cent, according to the researchers.

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