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Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding Association for Protection of Democratic Rights & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding felling of 356 trees, of which some are heritage trees and as old as 80 years old for the construction of railway overbridges and expansion of NH-112, Jessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India dated 08/01/2020 regarding impact of beaching and ship breaking method, India.

Joint committee inspection report as per the National Green Tribunal order of December 3, 2019 in O.A. No. 1029 of 2019 submitted on February 2020. The matter relates to coastal pollution on account of dumping of waste and discharge of sewage and effluents in Tamil Nadu. A joint committee comprising of members of Central Pollution Control Board, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and Greater Chennai Corporation inspected the shoreline of Pattinampakkam near the confluence point of river Adyar on February 3, 2020.

In 2019, nine out of 10 underreported crises were from Africa — reinforcing the challenge countries face in generating media attention for protracted crises in the region.

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the environment and climate change in Asia. It first gives an overview of the environmental challenges facing the region and summarizes the economic impacts of climate change. It also offers in-depth discussions of environmental regulations, environmental governance, environmental evaluation, and the growth of carbon markets in Asia. The volume finally explores the relationship between globalization and the environment, particularly through informative case studies on the People’s Republic of China and India.

Many regional trade agreements (RTAs) contain chapters and articles that are environmentally specific. But Parties can elect to more broadly incorporate environmental objectives in their RTAs to promote their environmental concerns in such agreements.

The 13th annual edition of the State of Green Business to access the key data and trends to watch in the world of sustainable business.

Escalating environmental degradation and the risk of climate change are attracting growing attention from both policy makers and the public. For Asian countries, decades of remarkable economic growth have had mixed results in terms of environmental implications.

This book presents current knowledge about ecosystem services (ES) in urban planning, and discusses various urban ES topics such as spatial distribution of urban ecosystems, population distribution, and physical infrastructure properties.

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