Interim report on deposition of river bed material for Ganga river and its tributaries in the matter of Vijay Verma Vs Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation & Others filed before NGT, 19/11/2018. National Green Tribunal had restrained mining activity on seven river viz.

In supersession of all previous guidelines/orders, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR, RD&GR), Government of India hereby formulates this Hydro-Meteorological Data Dissemination Policy, 2018 for implementation by CWC & CGWB.

The 2015/2016 El Niño event caused severe changes in precipitation across the tropics. This impacted surface hydrology, such as river run-off and soil moisture availability, thereby triggering reductions in gross primary production (GPP).

Flooding is one of the major natural disasters from a storm event that is prevalent in many countries and greatly affects river morphology, modifying the flora and fauna of a given river environment. As a consequence of climate change, the probability of frequent floods and drought is acute in the near future, posing serious challenges to the water management sector.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/09/2018 regarding Taj Trapezium Zone. Meenakshi Dhote, Professor of Environmental Planning, DSPA and Project Coordinator of Vision Document for Taj Mahal stated before the Court that the suggestions received are being tabulated and analyzed and asked for the extension of the time to prepare the vision document till 15/11/2018.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bijay Krishna Sarkar & Others Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 14/09/2018. In this Original Application the applicant has sought relief and compensation for the damages caused to river Ganga and its aquatic life by hydraulic structures at Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal which has resulted into loss of the livelihood to the fisherman.

This analytical work assesses the Armenian Service for Hydrometeorology (AHS) based on the usercommunity needs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of B. Raghupathy Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding M/s. New Ark Project proceeding with a project without mandatory requirement of environmental clearance. The project consists of high-rise residential apartments and a commercial complex. The project involves extraction of ground water, generation of waste, generation of effluents, pollution of water streams, adverse population density and increased vehicular emissions. The project is in the catchment area of Bellandur and/or Varthur Lakes.

Hydropower is a valuable renewable energy resource in India, which can help in climate change mitigation and meet the increasing energy demands. However, the crucial role of climate change on hydropower production in India remains unexplored.

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