Taking a dig at the existing views on global warming, Abbott said that 'In most countries, far more people die in cold snaps than in heatwaves'
Clean Power Plan is a set of federal guidelines to states for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from electricity plants fired by fossil fuel, especially coal.
Despite the firecracker ban in Delhi-NCR, several firecracker manufacturers could sell their products through their legal websites.
The new wetland management rules notified by the Centre are a "total disaster" and expose the ecologically fragile water bodies to further destruction rather than preservation, experts have said.
On this episode we tell you why our campaign to save the rivers is the need of the hour. Also we travel across the states getting you ground reports on why a dying river should concern you and me.
India on Wednesday reaffirmed its commitment to the landmark Paris climate change agreement, saying it is willing to "work above and beyond" the pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Islands in the Caribbean still reeling from mega-storm Irma braced for a fresh battering on Tuesday as Hurricane Maria approached, wielding potentially lethal force.
The US is determined to withdraw from the Paris climate pact unless it gets a favourable term, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said at the United Nations on Monday.
A decade old diesel vehicles will now have to go off the roads with the National Green Tribunal on Thursday declining to lift its ban on them in Delhi-NCR, noting that emissions from diesel vehicles were carcinogenic.
Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm over Florida, but it still had winds near hurricane force.
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said India is developing a blueprint for implementing its Nationally Determined Contributions on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The torrential downpour in India on Tuesday follows a series of floods which has affected around 16 million people across South Asia in the monsoon of 2017.
The reasons are manifold and plenty — most of which are human-made — from high tides, environmental exploitation, unabated constructions or the overbearing population.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar declined to quash the order dated March 31, 2009 passed by the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB).
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar imposed massive environment compensation on these erring bodies for not taking adequate protection for protection of the ecology.
Bangalore's famous Bellandur lake continued to spew 'toxic froth' on Friday, but it is reducing because of receding rains.
Major waste generators in the national capital faced on Thursday the wrath of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which imposed major fines on hotels for not complying with the solid waste management rules.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that maintaining the cleanliness and 'aviralta' (ever-flowing nature) of Ganga was the responsibility of all.
The National Green Tribunal has directed three public sector oil companies to submit complete information regarding 10-year-old diesel trucks they use to transport fuel and asked them to produce scrapping certificate to prove that they have dismantled their old vehicles
China is expected to report another strong month of exports in July, according to a Reuters poll of analysts, which could play into increasing rhetoric from Washington that China unfairly benefits in the trade relationship.
NBCC Environment Engineering Ltd in discussion with the smart cities department and is assisting municipal corporations as project management consultants
"GST is positive for the industry. With affordable housing and focus on smart city projects, the industry is expected to grow at six to nine per cent this year against three to five per cent last year," Kajaria Ceramics chairman and managing director Ashok Kajaria said.
The government is drafting a new Ganga law to lay down norms for cleaning the holy river and to roll out the 'Namami Gange' programme.
The Uttarakhand government will work seriously on the state action plan on climate change and ensure effective implementation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 8-point programme to combat the global challenge.
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted three more months to the Centre to come out with standards for emissions by industries in the National Capital Region (NCR) to bring down the level of air pollutants.