Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Pawan Kumar Banta Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/05/2020 regarding unauthorised and illegal development and construction of eleven storeyed hotel/apartments on the agricultural land measuring 03-17-68 hectares at Up Mohal Kiari/Rirka, Tehsil Shimla (R), District Shimla, Himachal Pradesh falling within the Municipal limits of Shimla.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/05/2020 regarding large number of major structures in the State of Jharkhand which have not undergone the EIA process, appear to have been substantiated.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dted 06/01/2020 regarding non-implementation of Environmental Impact Assessment Notification, 2006 in the State of Jharkhand in respect of building constructions.

This report conducts a rigorous assessment of the contribution of material efficiency to GHG abatement strategies. More concretely, it assesses the reduction potential of GHG emissions from material efficiency strategies applied in residential buildings and light duty vehicles, and reviews policies that address these strategies.

The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final energy use and 39% of energy and process-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, 11% of which resulted from manufacturing building materials and products such as steel, cement and glass.

This report examines the potential impacts of a growing demand for space cooling, primarily through the use of air conditioners (ACs), in the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): Cambodia, Brunei, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Na

The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report "Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront: Coordinated action for the building and construction sector to tackle embodied carbon" demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, and tackle embodied carbon emissions.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of the Kerala State Coastal Zone Management Authority Vs Maradu Municipality & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding Maradu flat demolition, Ernakulum, Kerala. The SC expressed its dissatisfaction at the affidavit filed by the Chief Secretary of Kerala and said that no concrete plan has been made to undertake the demolition.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding construction of various buildings in the cities of Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deogarh without obtaining mandatory prior environmental clearance under the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006. It had also been indicated that the infraction also pertain to the Jharkhand High Court Building, Jhakahand Vidhan Sabha, P & M Hi-Tech City Centre Mall, Jamshedpur, Vijaya Garden Homes and Aastha Twin City.

The second in its series, the 2019 Exponential Roadmap is complemented with a high-ambition narrative, Meeting the 1.5°C Ambition, that presents why the world must aim to hold global average temperature increase to just 1.5°C.

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