Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Balasubramaniam Charcoal Unit Vs. The District Environmental Engineer, Perundurai, Erode & Others dated 10/10/2018 regarding pollution caused by the charcoal units in Veeranampalayam Village, Kangeyam Taluk, Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu.

ADDIS ABABA- Every single year, thousands of Ethiopian women and children die because of indoor air pollution. This is an instance of a silent death.

ADVOCACY on the use of energy saving of fuel efficient stoves has always focused on rural areas where presumably almost all residents, (approximately 90 percent of all households) use firewood for

Delhi government has mandated the use of only cleaner fuels and barred all toxic and polluting fuels. According to the notification by Delhi Pollution Control Committee, only Bharat Stage VI compliant petrol and diesel with 10 ppm sulphur, CNG, LPG, biogas, aviation fuel, energy from waste, charcoal for limited use in tandoors and ironing of clothes, and wood for cremations are allowed. All other pollution causing fuels including petcoke, furnace oil, tyre oil etc are banned.

More than 1.5 billion smallholders throughout the world depend on forest landscapes to produce food, fuel, timber and non-wood forest products to meet their subsistence needs and generate cash income.

In recent years, the Republic of South Sudan, the world’s youngest nation, has often been in the headlines due to the protracted armed conflict which has engulfed the country since December 2013.

Despite the Government ban on logging and charcoal burning, unscrupulous businessmen have devised ingenious ways of transporting the product to evade arrest.

Forest conservators led by their Acting Chief Conservator, Mornica Kalenda [centre] tour part of Dakacha woodland forest in Kilifi County.

Moravian Church in Malawi has condemned the smuggling of charcoal into neighbouring Tanzania, saying the practice is contributing to deforestation in the country.

Moravian Church in Malawi has condemned the smuggling of charcoal into neighbouring Tanzania, saying the practice is contributing to deforestation in the country.

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