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Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of W. Edwin Willson Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/11/2019 regarding use of PVC and chlorinated plastics for banners and hoardings for promotion and advertising during elections. A report was filed by the CPCB which mentioned that the Election Commission issued letters to all political parties and Chief Electoral Officers of all the states and union territories (UTs) on the subject.

Companies from the world’s second-largest economy rank the lowest among Asia’s most developed economies on how they report their environmental impact, research by a United Kingdom-based financial markets data provider has revealed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Centre for Environment Protection Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/10/2019 regarding Chalfilh Tourist Destination Phase I & II, Mizoram.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. Gurdeep Singh, President’s Welfare Association, Sector-18, HUDA, Panipat & Others Vs State of Haryana dated 30/10/2019 regarding illegal operation of spinning mills manufacturing yarns from waste rugs imported from overseas. In the process, dye and bleach are released into water bodies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hari Om Garg, Pradhan, Sadar Co-op. Group Housing Society Ltd. Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 30/10/2019 regarding pollution of drain flowing from Shahdara to Gazipur resulting in emission of gases and air pollution.

This report demonstrates how the SDG Synergies approach could be used to better understand how progress towards different goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the European Union could affect progress in other parts of the Agenda.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 23/10/2019 regarding discharge of sewage from the houses in the vicinity of Mansi Ganga Kund, Govardhan, Uttar Pradesh.The counsel for state of Uttar Pradesh has informed the Tribunal that the entire discharge of sewage from the houses in that area have been connected with a system leading to the sewage treatment plant (STP) which is functional near Radha Kund.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Justice A. K. Roopanwal (Retd.) & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 22/10/2019 regarding Presidium School and Indirapuram Habitat Centre using diesel generator sets creating air and noise pollution at Indirapuram, Ghaziabad in violation of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. Diesel was being stored in painting drums in open which was life threatening.

Global value chains (GVCs) powered the surge of international trade after 1990 and now account for almost half of all trade. This shift enabled an unprecedented economic convergence: poor countries grew rapidly and began to catch up with richer countries.

Central Africa is home to the second largest rainforest in the world, the Congo Basin. However, while this massive forest block stores huge amounts of carbon, it receives significantly less international funding than the Amazon and Southeast Asia's forests.

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