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The paper uses two criteria to identify cities in the Global South that today are candidates for electrification – replacing fossil fuel–powered vehicles, stoves, furnaces and other devices with electric alternatives.

The world is already experiencing severe impacts of climate change, from extreme heat waves, sea level rise to species die-offs and crop failures. Must act quickly to stabilize global warming below 1.5° C (2.7° F) to avoid much greater threats, as the IPCC report released last October made crystal clear.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Upadhaya Vs State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 31/01/2019. The issue for consideration is whether Environmental Clearance (EC) granted for Category I and II mines only on the basis of the report of the Regional Environment Impact Assessment Authority (REIAA) without individual EIA is valid in law.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pravesh Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 31/01/2019. NGT in an order had directed that no stone crushers be permitted to operate unless they obtain consent from the State Pollution Control Board, proper no objection certificate from the concerned authorities and have the Environmental Clearance (EC) from the competent authority. This application seeks ‘modification’ of the order to the effect that the stone crushers should be allowed to set up without EC.

Minerals Council of Australia report overstates India’s import needs by as much as 2 billion tons up to 2030, dashing claims of Australia’s new thermal coal export prospects.

Rail is among the most energy efficient modes of transport for freight and passengers, yet is often neglected in public debate, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency prepared in cooperation with the International Union of Railways (UIC).

This paper estimates the environmental impacts of reintroducing commercial supersonic transport (SST) aircraft into the global aviation fleet. Model the landing and takeoff (LTO) noise, sonic boom, and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from a new, unconstrained SST network of 2,000 in 2035.

Bangladesh's "Vision 2021" road map, planning to join the middle-income countries, requires 24 billion U.S. dollars worth of investments in infrastructure per year, according to an Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) report.

Over 130 highly polluted cities violating the national air quality standards have been left out of the recently launched National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), a new study has revealed.

Malnutrition in all its forms, including obesity, undernutrition, and other dietary risks, is the leading cause of poor health globally. In the near future, the health effects of climate change will considerably compound these health challenges. Climate change can be considered a pandemic because of its sweeping effects on the health of humans and the natural systems we depend on (ie, planetary health).

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