A committee under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has accorded permission for the extension of runway at the Vijayawada airport in Andhra Pradesh to meet the current demand

Delhi's citizens are exasperated at the lack of enforcement that has led to poor air quality, garbage heaps, traffic mess and other civic problems.

The government is considering reducing the period for mandatory forest and environment clearances for new industry units from the present 180 days, a top Environment Ministry official said today.

California's legislature passed a package of bills that extends the state's signature plan to address climate change by a decade, sending Governor Jerry Brown a cap-and-trade plan that uses market

As the Monsoon reached in active phase in most parts of the country, heavy to very heavy rainfall has increased the chances of floods even in central and northwest India over next 10 days.

Heavy rain is expected in Odisha and neighbouring areas, raising the possibility of floods, as a depression was set to hit the state on Tuesday night.

NEW DELHI: Noting that Delhi generated over 14,000 tonnes of garbage a day, the National Green Tribunal has rapped the Delhi government for lack of infrastructure to deal with "mountain dumps" of d

Environmentalists and forest rights experts from across the country have recently filed an appeal with the petitions committee of the Rajya Sabha to halt any expenditure from compensatory afforesta

Activities such as segregation, composting, refuse-derived fuel (RFD) making and setting up of waste-to-energy plants up to 15 megawatt capacity at existing landfill sites, don't require green clea

The annual average PM2.5 concentration in Delhi is typically more than 10 times the US National Ambient Air Quality Standard of 12 micrograms per cubic metres.

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