Rays Power Infra is among the largest solar developer and EPC management company with over 1,000 MW of solar power project development and construction across India.
Anumita Roy Chowdhury, executive director (research and advocacy) at the think-tank Centre for Science and Environment, said a slew of measures — such as shutting down coal power plants, shifting to BS-IV standards and creation of peripheral roads to avoid entry of polluting trucks in Delhi — reduced pollution in the last decade.
The Graded Response Action Plan, that prescribes ways to combat pollution, came into force in the Delhi-NCR region on October 15
Many areas in the Delhi-National Capital Region recorded air quality in the "very poor" category on October 16 morning, with particulate matter less than 10 micrometers in diameter being the primary pollutant.
Seventeen of the 37 air quality monitoring stations in the national capital recorded the overall AQI in the "very poor" category, according to data of the Central Pollution Control Board.
Transport department has suggested to allow two-wheelers during odd-even scheme to be in force from November 4-15
The effect of biomass burning ranged between 0 to 9 percent between October 10 and 13, according to a SAFAR data.
GRAP measures include increasing bus and metro services, hiking parking fees and stopping use of diesel gen-sets when the air quality turns "poor"
While Haryana has reported a slight decrease in the number of stubble burning incidents, Punjab has reported a massive increase of 45 percent in such cases till October 11
According to the government, the chief minister has accepted the request of the summit organisers to deliver his address through video conference in the session titled 'breathe deeply, city solutions for clean air'.
The ministry termed the report as "ill founded", factually incorrect and lacking credibility, and pointed out that CRISIL even did not consult it for its views on the target.
The idea behind the proposed green belt which would span Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, is to tackle the burning issue of climate change and desertification.
The union minister said that the government has prepared a national clean air programme for 122 cities of the country under which schemes for reducing pollution will be made
Earlier on October 6, students and environmental activists had requested the CJI to use his special jurisdiction
The identified cities and towns have particle levels (PM10) exceeding the annual average (60 microgram per cubic meter) ambient air quality standards.
Climate change is one of the challenges that Gandhiji would have liked us to focus on, Jaishankar said.
The US has been pushing for a broader role by India in the Indo-Pacific region in the backdrop of China's rising military maneuvering in the region.
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Environmental activist Zoru Bathena has challenged the decision of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's Tree Authority to allow the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (MMRCL) to cut 2,646 trees.
Union Environment Secretary C K Mishra said coal based plants will continue using coal but a long term plan was in place to reduce its consumption.
Many retailers have started charging money for plastic bags if not ban them outright and this has had a positive impact, but it is not enough when we look at the larger picture. A mere shift from plastic to paper won’t help the environment.
The 16-year-old has delivered a speech twice at the UN Climate Action Summit, and has been nominated for a Nobel Prize
Both Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Green Party chief Elizabeth May will also be joining in the march.
Carbon dioxide level, which should not cross the 750 ppm (parts per million) mark, was found to be 3,900 ppm in several households
The Union minister for Jal Shakti said proper segregation and recycling is the only solution to the environmental risk posed by plastic waste.