Authorities in Vietnam are taking major steps to improve the air quality in one of the most polluted cities in Southeast Asia, including an ambitious plan to ban motorbikes by 2030.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/07/2018 regarding implementation of the December 2015 standards for thermal power plants which were to be implemented by December, 2017.

Nippon Life Insurance Co [NPNLI.UL] will no longer extend loans for, or invest in, coal-fired power plants due to environmental concerns, an official at Japan’s biggest life insurer said, in the fi

The government's green panel has disapproved amendments to the environment clearance sought by Bharat Coking Coal for its Jharia Coalfields in Jharkhand due to the absence of forest clearance, as p

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution Emanated from Thermal Power Plants, 20/07/2018. The coal based thermal power plants are identified as one the 17 highly polluting industries. There are 182 coal based thermal power plants (independent power producers) of which 32 plants are located near cities. The list of thermal power plants is given at Annexure I. The compliance monitoring is carried out by the respective State Pollution Control Boards. Surprise inspection of 38 thermal power plants in various states based on analysis of data of Online Emission Monitoring System has been done.

The UN's health agency says that heat stress linked to climate change is likely to cause 38,000 extra deaths a year worldwide between 2030 and 2050

The issue is similar to a dispute between Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Reliance Industries over the latter drawing gas from the state-run company's block

In December 2015, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) notified emission standards for limiting Sulphur Oxides (SOx), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Particulate Matter (PM) and Mercury (Hg) emissions in coal-based Thermal Power Plants (TPPs). As of December 2017 (the deadline for meeting these standards), compliance was poor.

The Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP) modelled the current emission concentrations in the flue stacks of different plants based on unit capacities, vintage and their coal linkages.

A message to the Irish government to divest from fossil fuels is spelled out in lights in front of the lower house of parliament.

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