India’s petrochemical industry is adding to the burgeoning problem of plastic pollution in the country. But instead of dissuading, the Centre is encouraging it, a new report by Delhi-based think-tank, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said. The production of polymers (plastic) by the petrochemicals industry is on the rise, as is consumption, according to The Plastic Life-Cycle.

India recorded extreme weather events on 242 of the 273 days from January 1 through September 30, 2022, according to this new report by the Centre for Science and Environment.

25.87 million hectares is the size of forest missing from the latest assessment of India’s green cover. An analysis by Sunita Narain.

Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) is an indispensable part of pollution monitoring in developed countries such as EU members, USA and Japan.

Agra is a culturally rich and historically important city famous for the Taj Mahal -among the new Seven Wonders of the World and the Petha sweet.Agra’s petha is most sought after even though other varieties are available in most Indian markets. Petha sweet is a soft, translucent candy made from winter melons (ash gourd).

Agra is located on the banks of the Yamuna River, around 200 km southeast of Delhi, in western Uttar Pradesh of northern India.

This report released by NITI Aayog and Centre for Science and Environment documents best practices from 28 cities in 15 states of India. It is a resource for developing cities to get new ideas, learn about the strategies, institutional arrangements, technologies and implementation modalities that have made things possible for some of the cities to emerge as stand-out performer

The Government of India in 2008, formed the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) under the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency (NMEEE) for National Action Plan on Climate Change.

As Eswatini’s population density and rate of urbanization are rising, waste generation is increasing at an escalating rate. In the future, waste management is expected to become even more challenging and expensive for the government, local authorities and urban residents.

A combination of uncontrolled dumping of mixed municipal waste at designated dumpsites as well as at garbage-vulnerable points for decades, aided by flawed laws, has created around 3,159 dumpsites in India.