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Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Action plan for prevention of illegal mining,18/11/2019 .

Regulators are working toward an India-specific version of the European Commission’s Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool (VECTO), and its use in future fuel efficiency regulations would allow India to implement simulation-based standards that are more aligned with trends in other major vehicle markets.

In recognition of the fundamental importance of energy-related environmental issues, the latest information on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion – level, growth, source and geographic distribution – will be essential to analysts and policy makers in many international fora.

In recognition of the fundamental importance of energy-related environmental issues, the latest information on CO2 emissions from fuel combustion – level, growth, source and geographic distribution – will be essential to analysts and policy makers in many international fora.

The co-conveners of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition, UNAIDS and the United Nations Population Fund, have launched a new report on progress made in reducing new HIV infections across 28 countries that have been particularly affected by HIV.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Asian Age" Authored by Sanjay Kaw Titled "CPCB to rank industrial units on pollution levels" dated 14/11/2019.

The question for consideration is remedial action for control of pollution in identified polluted industrial clusters in compliance of earlier order of the Tribunal dated July 10, 2019 requiring the statutory authorities to take action by way closure, prosecution and recovery of compensation from identified polluters in polluted industrial clusters.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest and Environment (SAFE) Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2019.

The issue for consideration is the effectiveness of monitoring regime to ensure that accredited laboratories furnish credible reports with regard to analysis of air, water and other samples. According to the applicant, there are large scale grievances against authenticity of reports furnished by the laboratories which are not being properly monitored.

Disasters cause massive human suffering and economic loss. In 2017 alone, 318 natural disasters occurred in 122 countries resulting in 9,503 deaths, affecting 96 million people and causing US$314 billion in economic damage.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of 'Severe problem being faced by the citizens in Delhi and adjoining areas due to acute air pollution'. This suo motu writ petition has been registered to deal with the issues pertaining to pollution in National Capital Region (NCR) and the whole of northern India, particularly during the winter months.

The development of packaging policies stems from intersecting challenges being faced by economies across the world. On one hand, growth in population has led to an increase in consumption and consequently an increase in the amount of per capita waste generation.

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