Union environment ministry is all set to launch the Long-Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) to bridge the gap of insufficient data on impact of climate change on different regions in the country.

The proposed Ganga Act, which, if enacted, will be the first-of-its-kind legislation for river regulation in India, its aim being to bring under the Centre’s ambit the power to penalise the pollute

The Centre is feeling the need to amend the rules on chemical accidents in the wake of incidents in the “recent past”.

The parliamentary standing committee on water resources has expressed deep concerns on the “pathetic” state of water bodies in the national capital where “as many as 2,015 have been fully encroache

The draft national forest policy has touched upon the contentious issue of human-animal conflict by proposing to put funds obtained from the diversion of forest land for industrial projects to crea

The Indian Railways has installed a waste to energy (WtE) plant for biodegradable waste in its residential colony at Kishanganj in Delhi and has plans to build two more WtE projects at New Delhi and Jaipur railway stations.

Failing to achieve much so far in cleaning Ganga, one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet projects, the Centre recently rolled out a plan to remove all the floating waste found on its surface.

In a significant step, an expert panel of the Union environment ministry has recommended the terms of references for long-impending joint India-Nepal Pancheshwar multipurpose project to avoid any d

Sounding a note of caution, a United Nations report touted the Asia-Pacific region as the world’s most disaster-prone region, accounting for 91 per cent of the world’s deaths due to natural disaste

Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are potent greenhouse gases. As HFCs have emerged as the pre-dominant alternative to ozone depleting substances, discussions are underway between the representatives of different parties of the Montreal Protocol (MP) to bring HFCs under the ambit of MP. The Open Ended Working Group (OEWG) of the Montreal