Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs. Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur & Others dated 22/03/2018 regarding municipal solid waste, sewage and trade effluent management in the city of Gaurakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The National Green Tribunal today rapped Uttar Pradesh government and the civic authorities for not submitting a complete action plan on collection and disposal of municipal solid waste in Gorakhpu

Gorakhpur Municipal Corporation , Gorakhpur Development Authority and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board have been asked by the National Green Tribunal’s eastern zone bench on 13 July, 2015 to submit an analysis of all the water bodies and river in Gorakhpur. The authrorities have also been asked to provide details of land for operationalisation of the STPs already approved by the State.Read full text of this NGT order.

Increasing urbanisation and the accompanying changes in land-use patterns are leading to a silent crisis through the destruction of ecosystems and the services they provide to support the poor, as well as affecting the resilience of urban areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Meera Shukla Vs. Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur & Ors. dated 22/12/2014 regarding discharge of sewage in the Ramgarh Lake and Rapti River, Gorakhpur.

The Sheltering From a Gathering Storm project aims to improve understanding of the costs and benefits of climate resilient housing and contribute to the transformative change necessary to make communities more resilient to future disasters.

Cities across the world have started recognising the need to address urban climate vulnerabilities. In Asia, the role of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), a nine-year initiative (2008-2017) supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, has been significant.

This synthesis report covers the key findings from the ACCCRN project work in India from 2008 through 2013. This report summarizes research done as a part of ACCCRN in the areas of urbanisation and risk, future scenarios for urban areas in India, and climate change challenges.

This paper considers how resilience thinking and, in particular, its emphasis on learning has been applied in 10 cities in Vietnam, India, Thailand and Indonesia. Applying a “shared learning” approach in the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped to create or strengthen networks, build appreciation for complexity and uncertainty among stakeholders, provide a space for deliberating concepts such as vulnerability and resilience, and build knowledge and capacities for stakeholders to engage and represent their own interests.

Owing to stiff opposition from farmers whose land has been acquired, officials of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) could not start pre-construction work for the proposed nuclear p

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