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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Say Earth Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/06/2021.

Grievance in the application is against Notification dated May 21, 2020 issued by the MoEF&CC under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, permitting the use of coal with ash content higher than permitted earlier, to the detriment of the environment.

Early responses to the Covid-19 pandemic led to dramatic reductions in air pollutant concentrations in many locations worldwide. Research has suggested that significant health benefits could be realised if these air pollution reductions remain in the long-term after government restrictions are relaxed.

Freight transportation plays a crucial role in supporting the economic development of a nation, boosting its logistics and industrial competitiveness, and satisfying the daily needs of its citizens.

Combatting climate change and poor urban air quality will require a fundamental shift towards greener modes of transport. Policies that incentivise individuals to choose low-emission alternatives to conventional transport will likely play a key role in this transition.

Air pollution poses a risk to human health at levels even below the emission limits established by the World Health Organization in Europe.

This report reviews the cooperation between three Northeast Asian countries: China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, and assesses which aspects of the regional collaboration from Europe and North America can be transferred to this part of Asia.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhisht Kusum Gupta & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 27/05/2021.

The application was filed by the dairy owners against the closure notice issued by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) against dairy farms operating in village Gharauli.

India saw 1.67 million deaths —18% of total mortality— due to air pollution in 2019. However, the impacts of air pollution are not limited to health but also on the economic front.

Carbon pricing can reduce emissions cost-effectively, and it can also generate a number of other benefits. This guide provides an overview of these benefits to help policy makers advance a variety of sustainable development objectives in their own countries and around the world.

This paper analyses the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated government responses on the environment. It uses large-scale modelling to investigate the impact of sectoral and regional shocks to the economy until 2040.

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