Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Faraz Azam Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 02/05/2023.

Haryana State Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Faridabad has been directed by the NGT to file an action taken report on construction taking place even after the demolition of a school building in Sector-89, Faridabad. The school was built in a green area and violated the master plan and zoning plan.

The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) and CDP, has assessed 50 influential companies across the building sector. The first Buildings Benchmark, published , finds that most property developers, managers, and construction companies don’t have both emissions targets and climate transition plans in place.

Energy demand for space cooling has increased more than twice as fast as the overall energy demand in buildings over the last decade. Higher temperatures caused by climate change, coupled with increasing incomes and growing populations, are driving rapid growth in residential air conditioning (AC) ownership.

The Global Stocktake, a key component of the Paris Agreement’s ratchet mechanism, assesses global progress every five years with the goal of informing countries’ NDC updates.

The Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction (Buildings-GSR) is a flagship publication of the UNEP-hosted Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC).

Building operations in India account for about a third of its energy use. Approximately another 10 percent of the country’s energy is used in the production of building material and construction of new buildings.

This report provides a structured perspective to transforming India's building sector and includes a broad range of integrated solutions and innovative financing mechanisms around minimising embodied carbon through cost-effective low-embodied-carbon design decisions and material selection; reducing energy demand through passive measures, super-e

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vineet Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2022.

The NGT directed Express Builders and Promoters Private Limited to pay Rs. 15 crores for illegal constructions undertaken in 'Express Zenith', sector 77, Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

The applicant (Vineet Sinha) said that the project proponent has exceeded the limit of construction with the connivance of the Noida Authority and failed to set up pollution control devices as required.

Report of the Joint Committee in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order, May 30, 2022 in the matter of Original Application No. 55/2022 (Kashinath Jagannath Thakur Vs Grampanchayat Shirki & Others).

The matter related to the construction of anganwadi by Grampanchayat Shirki, Survey No. 152, village Bori, taluka Pen, district Raigad on land falling under CRZ-I. Construction of any kind is prohibited on land falling under CRZ-I as the area falls within 50 meters of the High Tide Line (HTL).