This study estimates the weather sensitivity of rice yield in India, using disaggregated (district) level information on rice and high resolution daily weather data over the period 1969-2007.

Industrial energy efficiency has emerged as one of the key issues in India. The increasing demand for energy that leads to growing challenge of climate change has resulted major issues. It is obvious that high energy intensity leads to high carbon intensity of the economy.

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On the eve of the 67 th Independence day, Safe Food Alliance, Tamil Nadu which is one of the constituents of the Coalition for a GM-free India and ASHA (Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture) urged the TN Chief Minister Dr. J.Jayalalithaa to hoist a national flag made of non-Bt cotton on 15th August this year.

This case study of Cheyyur Ultra Mega Power Plant, Tamil Nadu reveals that project has cleared many statutory environmental checks based on several false claims made by EIA consultants and the project proponents.

This report compiles some case studies of developmental projects in India that have been affected by environmental and social impacts arising out of the project activities.The acts and regulations governing the environmental and social aspects of project finance deals in India are elaborate and clear.

A fact finding Expert Committee was constituted as per the directions of the Honourable National Green Tribunal (South zone) dated 21st March 2013 in Application Nos. 06 and 12 of 2013.

Order of the Honourable National Green Tribunal in Application Nos. 6 and 12 of 2013, dated 21st March 2013.

The main focus of the State of Environment Report, Chennai (SoER, Chennai) is to provide the baseline environment data, which will aid in the formulation of an appropriate policy for environmental management.

The project, “Developing Financing Strategies for Implementing the State Action Plans on Climate Change,” aims at developing strategies to raise funds in order to assist the Central and State Governments in India to implement the State Action Plans on Climate Change (SAPCC) in an effective and efficient manner.