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This overview presents a selection of data from the second release of the World Energy Prices database of the International Energy Agency (May 2019). This database includes annual energy prices data for more than 120 countries, for gasoline, automotive diesel, electricity and other products.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradip Kumar Bhuyan & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/05/2019 regarding lack of adequate steps for free passage of elephants in Assam. According to the applicant, railway tracks, national and state highways and transmission lines should be declared as elephant protection zones in the nature of ecological sensitive areas. Elephant deaths are taking place due to train accidents, electrocution and other human interventions which result in degradation of forest habitats.

The Little Data Book on Gender 2019 illustrates the progress towards gender equality for 217 economies around the world.

Indian road construction workers walk with their luggages along the Indo China border in Bumla at an altitude of 15,700 feet (4,700 meters) above sea level in Arunachal Pradesh.

The highest mortality rate in Assam was more than seven times that in Goa.

Amidst growing concern about the impacts of plastic on the oceans, ecosystems, and human health, there’s another largely hidden dimension of the plastic crisis: plastic’s contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

This report describes the environmental destruction, sickness, mortality, and damage to livelihoods that the plastic pollution crisis is causing.

The International Energy Agency’s annual benchmark for tracking energy investment, World Energy Investment 2019 provides a full picture of today’s capital flows and what they might mean for tomorrow’s energy sector.

In 2000, the central government declared Northeast India as India‟s hydropower hub. Over 165 large dam projects were proposed to come up in the region. However, nearly two decades on, this proposal to regulate the region‟s water resources for its development remains unimplemented.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs South Delhi Municipal Corporation & Others dated 10/05/2019 regarding utilization of treated waste water from sewage treatment plants (STPs). In the absence of a proper and elaborate plan, fresh water is being used for purposes for which treated water could alternatively be used. There appears to be no satisfactory plan with any of the States/Union Territories (UTs) in the country.

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