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For a long time, the urbanization and development discourse has coincided with a focus on economic growth and big cities. Yet, much of the world's new urbanization is taking place in smaller urban entities (towns), and the composition of urbanization may well bear on the speed of poverty reduction.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Desmond Jude D’souza Vs State of Goa & Others dated 13/02/2018. The Applicants, residents of village Anjuna are seeking permanent injunction, restraining hosting of ‘Sun-Burn’ celebration or any such event and conducting, performing any musical shows/events of any nature, erecting/constructing any structure of whatsoever nature in the property bearing Survey No.206/1 of village Anjuna, Bardez, district North Goa, Goa.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/02/2018. M/s SSM Builders and Promoters has moved this Application for direction to refund the amount of Rs. 36 crores deposited by it with TNPCB along with the interest accrued thereupon.

Considering the default and conduct of the project proponent in commencing the construction without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance and the latent damage caused by such default/conduct NGT imposes an: 

Windhoek — The Roads Authority (RA) has confirmed that Namibia was once again accorded the top position of having the best roads in Africa by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Green roofs offer a series of benefits to buildings and to the urban environment. Their use in dry climates requires optimizing the choice of their components (i.e., vegetation, substrate and drainage layer) for the specific local climatic conditions, in order to minimize irrigations needs while preserving the attributes of the roof. In this study, we calibrated and validated an existing hydrological model—IHMORS—for the simulation of the hydrological performance of green roofs.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/02/2018 regarding sealing drive in Delhi against illegal constructions. It has been brought to the notice of the Supreme Court that the Delhi Development Authority is proposing to amend the Master Plan of Delhi and steps have already been initiated in this regard.

Cape Town - With less than 10% of Cape Town’s more than 4 million inhabitants using non-motorised transport, the City has already spent R158million on the construction of cycle lanes and pedestrian

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S Goeal Ganga Developers India Pvt Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/02/2018 regarding environmental clearance to a housing project at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune, Maharashtra.

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Global investors, policymakers and experts will converge in Nairobi mid-March to discuss opportunities in the green buildings sector across Sub-Saharan Africa, the forum organiz

The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was introduced to provide energy access to all by last mile connectivity and electricity connections to all remaining un-electrified households in rur

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