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The recent Global Assessment released by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) supplied clear indicators of the loss of nature and the decline of ecosystem services—valued in the hundreds of trillions of dollars—which provide the basic building blocks of the global economy, from water to ene

Major oil and gas companies have invested $50bn (£40.6bn) in fossil fuel projects that undermine global efforts to avert a runaway climate crisis, according to a report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Balotra Textile Hand Processors Association Vs Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Other dated 04/09/2019 regarding discharge of industrial effluents from 23 textile industries into the Luni river at Gandhipura, Balotra, District Barmer, Rajasthan.

Asian companies have been poor at dealing with the risks of such growth -- greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, water scarcity and more says the FAIRR Protein Producer Index 2019 released today. These are Asian meat, fish and dairy producers with a combined market capitalization of $190 billion. They represent 26% of the Asian protein market.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arvind Pundalik Mhatre Vs Ministry of Environment and Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 03/09/2019 regarding pollution caused by the discharge of industrial effluents in Taloja industrial area on the outskirts of Mumbai.

History of the case:

NGT noted that the inspection report filed before the Tribunal from time to time clearly showed that untreated industrial effluents were being discharged in a water body causing damage to the eco system and health of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pankaj Sharma Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding dumping of hazardous waste at Meerut by Dev Priya Industries, Devpriya Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd., Dev Priya Products and Holy Commercial Pvt. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of RWA Jain Colony Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 30/08/2019 regarding pollution by illegal industrial activities in North West Delhi and also violation of Biomedical Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Tribunal had expressed its dissatisfaction at the action taken mentioned in the report by the Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCC) and said in its order of May 4, 2019 that "once serious violations are noticed, the action has to be commensurate to the violation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gajubha Jesar Jadeja Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/08/2019 regarding lack of Environment Clearance (EC) by M/s. Chromeni Steel Pvt. Ltd., Kutch District, Gujarat.

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" With Union of India dated 23/08/2019. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) had filed an application for review of the order of the NGT dated 10/07/2019.

Background:

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhir Vs State of Chhattisgarh dated 20/08/2019 regarding pollution caused by M/s Metallic Alloys, Plot No. 29, Industrial Growth, Centra Siltara, Phase – III, Raipur, Chhattisgarh by using coke as a fuel which is in violation of conditions of Environmental Clearance.

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