Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giri Gaurav Alias Mujib Naithani Vs. Dev Bhoomi Awas Ltd. & Others dated 07/09/2017 regarding the demarcation of high flood lines of rivers with reference to specific laws. Tribunal asked (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, State of Uttarakhand, Ministry of Water Resources and National Mission for Clean Ganga) whose duty it is to determine and demarcate the high flood line of rivers with reference to specific laws?
The report provides scientifically sound practical guidance for selecting SLM (Sustainable Land Management) practices that help address DLDD (Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought), climate change adaptation and mitigation, and for creating an enabling environment for their large-scale implementation considering local realities.
The operational medium-range weather forecasting based on numerical weather prediction (NWP) models are complemented by the forecast products based on ensemble prediction systems (EPSs). This change has been recognised as an essentially useful tool for medium-range forecasting and is now finding its place in forecasting the extreme events. Here we investigate extreme events (heatwaves) using a high-resolution NWP model and its ensemble models in union with the classical statistical scores to serve verification purposes.
India’s current per capita electricity consumption is less than a quarter of the world average but is expected to grow significantly in the future. Shared socio-economic pathways (SSPs) are narratives visualising alternative futures of the world.
The latest roadmap to a 100% renewable energy future from Stanford's Mark Z. Jacobson and 26 colleagues is the most specific global vision yet, outlining infrastructure changes that 139 countries can make to be entirely powered by wind, water, and sunlight by 2050 after electrification of all energy sectors.
With a benefit to cost ratio of 16:1 for 40 low and middle-income countries, there is a well recognized rationale, globally, for investing in Nutrition. The recently published NFHS-4 results reflect some progress, with a decline in the overall levels of under nutrition in both women and children.
This report documents and analyzes incentives for RE power currently being implemented in several ASEAN countries: namely, feed-in tariffs, self-consumption schemes, tax incentives, soft loans, and other incentives.