norway's plan to increase coal mining from Arctic Svalbard has invited the ire of environmentalists. The greens say that coal is the most polluting source of power and can wreak havoc on the

A United Nations report highlights the connection between environment and health


China cuts down its carbon dioxide emissions

The United Nations (UN), in association with

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the government has decided to put an end to the use of harmful chemicals being used to suppress dust pollution in coal mining area. This was stated by Union minister of state for environment and

ranigunj is a town situated about 200 km west of Calcutta on the banks of river Damodar in one of the most industrialised areas of the country. One would expect Ranigunj to be a thriving locality,

A research team based in Queensland, Australia, has shattered the world drilling record with jets of water in a coal seam. The team drilled 123 m underground into the coal seam at the German Creek

IT IS called the black gold, and gold remains valuable for ever. Coal will always retain its value as a source of energy. Yet, the industry has been under pressure from various alternative sources of