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Government launches air quality warning system in Delhi to combat air pollution

5 hrs ago
The Union Government unveiled an Air Quality early warning system for the Delhi region. The system has been designed with the help of American and Finnish models to predict extreme air pollution levels. The system will help combat air pollution in the National Capital by getting information 2-5 days in advance.

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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestle found to be worst plastic polluters: Break Free From Plastic Movement

Oct 9, 2018
Over 187,000 pieces of plastic trash were audited, identifying thousands of brands which package their products in the single-use plastics that pollute oceans and waterways globally.

Global temperature could exceed 1.5°C in just 12 years: UN report

Oct 9, 2018
The special report titled ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’ traces the impact of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways. It states that going past 1.5°C is dicing with the planet's liveability and the temperature could be exceeded in just 12 years, by 2030.

CII, UN Environment sign MoU for environmental cooperation

Oct 8, 2018
The Confederation of Indian Industry has signed a MoU with the UN Environment for coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development. The agreement aims to provide a framework of cooperation and facilitate cooperation in areas including environment, climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, resource conservation and management.

Petroleum Minister to launch SATAT initiative to promote compressed biogas as alternative fuel

Sep 29, 2018
The Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan will launch the Sustainable Alternative towards Affordable Transportation (SATAT) initiative on the penultimate day of the ongoing Swachhta Hi Seva campaign to boost availability of more affordable transport fuels.

Nepal to become world's first country to double its tiger population

Sep 24, 2018
Nepal is set to become the first country in the world to double its tiger population as part of the World Wildlife Foundation's (WWF) 'Tx2' programme which aims to double the number of tigers all over the world.

PM Narendra Modi launches Swachhata hi Seva Campaign

Sep 15, 2018
The Swachhata hi Seva Campaign 2018, a mega countrywide campaign, was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 15. The movement aims to generate greater public participation towards Swachhta.

Global Climate Action Summit 2018: Indian cities, states step up climate action plans

Sep 14, 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), India’s leading manufacturer of utility vehicles and part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, will venture to become a carbon neutral company by 2040. The residual emissions will be addressed through carbon sinks.

Jharkhand government introduces electric cars for official use

Sep 14, 2018
The state government of Jharkhand has introduced electric vehicles for official use. The energy department of the state got 20 such cars for its use. Use of electric vehicles will not only help curb pollution and protect the environment but it will also help save foreign currency.

Ocean Cleanup foundation deploys 2000 ft long device to clean Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Sep 10, 2018
The cleanup system, “System 001”, headed to a location 240 nautical miles offshore for a two-week trial before moving towards the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean, to start the cleanup.

India, France sign implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’

Sep 7, 2018
India and France have signed an implementation agreement on ‘Mobilise Your City’ (MYC) in New Delhi to support three Indian cities in their efforts to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions related to urban transport. The initiative is a part of an international initiative and was launched at 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) meeting in December 2015.

Union Cabinet approves Earth Sciences Ministry’s umbrella scheme ‘O-SMART’

Aug 29, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved implementation of an umbrella scheme ‘Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)’. The scheme will cover a total of 16 sub-projects, which will address ocean development activities such as services, technology, resources, observations and science.

NMCG approves projects worth Rs 150 crore for cleaning Ganga River and its banks

Aug 29, 2018
These projects include Interception and Diversion (I&D) works where small rivers, rivulets and drains are intercepted before they empty into the main river and are diverted to Sewage Treatment Plants (STP), so that the water that finally drains into the main river is clean and totally devoid of any pollutants.

India’s first flight powered by biofuel lands at IGI Airport

Aug 27, 2018
India’s first flight powered by Biofuel landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on August 27, 2018. The test flight had taken off from Dehradun.

IMD to set up cyclone warning centre in Thiruvananthapuram

Aug 22, 2018
The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has proposed to set up a Cyclone Warning Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. The centre is expected to come up by October. The decision follows several incidents of tropical cyclones and severe weather events striking over Kerala and Karnataka coasts in the recent times.

Government unlocks green fund worth over Rs 66000 crore to increase country's forest cover

Aug 13, 2018
The Union Government has unlocked green funds worth over Rs 66,000 crore to increase the country’s forest cover. The fund is an accumulated amount of money, which user agencies have been depositing as compensation for diverting forest land for non-forest purposes.

NGT forms committee on natural conservation zones

Aug 12, 2018
The National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to look into whether sub regional plans for protection of Natural Conservation Zones (NCZs) were consistent with the regional plan prepared by the National Capital Region Planning Board.

Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga biosphere reserve added to UNESCO list

Aug 9, 2018
India’s Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, one of the highest ecosystems in the world, has been added to UNESCO's list of World Network of Biosphere Reserve (WNBR). The reserve will be India's 11th internationally designated WNBR.

World’s first thermal battery plant to be inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

Aug 6, 2018
The world's first-ever thermal battery plant will be unveiled in Andhra Pradesh by the state’s Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The technology, which will help in mitigating carbon emissions, is best suited for grid balancing and stabilisations.

NGT forms monitoring committee for Clean Yamuna Project

Jul 27, 2018
The National Green Tribunal has formed a monitoring committee on the cleaning of the Yamuna River. The tribunal has asked the state governments of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to assist the committee on Yamuna rejuvenation.

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