As many as 1.09 crore trees were cut with government permission in the last five years, the Environment Ministry said on Monday.
RITES, a government of India enterprise under the Indian Railways, has been entrusted with the task of preparing the fresh DPR for the Machilipatnam seaport by the Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Limited (INCAP) in October.
Though some people argue electric vehicles (EVs) aren’t as good for the environment as advertized, one thing is for certain: the automotive industry is going electric.
During the Rajya Sabha proceedings on Monday, YSRCP member V. Vijayasai Reddy asked the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change about the criteria followed for granting the ‘Blue Flag’ certification, and if Rushikonda beach in Andhra Pradesh was also included in the certification list.
The government is planning new funding tools that aim to achieve the greatest possible leveraging of funds for “green investments” in order to meet the ambitious targets of the National Plan for Energy and the Climate.
R V Game, Commissioner, Nashik Municipal Corporation talked about the smart city developments.
Spanish energy group Repsol pledged on Monday to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 in a bid to battle climate change, a move it said would cut the value of its oil and gas assets by 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion).
Cell-free synthetic biology comes of age: Cell-free systems stand to dramatically impact society, from the environment to medicine to education
But less than 20 years ago, this burgeoning field within synthetic biology still had much to prove.
The breakdown of the proposal illustrates the difficulty of working out land swaps for public lands that have high commercial value.
In the study, published today in the journal Environment International, they found that concentrations of fine particles (PM2.5) which are linked to several health problems, were many times greater than in other modes of transport such as cycling, driving and taking a bus and those in subway systems around the world.